CSA Open House
22ND ANNUAL CSA OPEN HOUSE
1-4 p.m. Sunday, March 23, 2014
at Monona Terrace, 1 John Nolen Dr., Madison
- Blue Moon Community Farm
- Burr Oak Gardens
- Butterbean Community Farm
- Christensen’s Farm
- Coulee View Family Farm
- Crossroads Community Farm, LLC
- Dreamfarm LLC
- Driftless Organics
- Elderberry Hill Farm
- Emerald Meadows Family Farm (Two Good Farms)
- Equinox Community Farm
- Forest Run Farm LLC
- Harmony Valley Farm
- High Meadow Farm
- JenEhr Family Farm
- Keewaydin Farms
- King’s Hill Farm
- Los Jalapeños CSA
- Luna Circle Farm
- McDowell Fresh Produce (Two Good Farms)
- Oak Ridge Farm
- Parisi Family Farm
- Plowshares & Prairie Farm
- Ridgeland Harvest
- Roots Down Community Farm
- Scotch Hill Farm
- Small Family CSA Farm
- Sprouting Acres
- Taproot Farm and Fruit
- Tipi Produce
- Troy Community Farm
- Vermont Valley Community Farm LLC
- Westridge Produce
- Wholesome Harvest Farm
Free to the public, attendees can learn more about FairShare and CSA! Approximately 35 CSA farms will have information, smiles and 2014 sign-up information. Meet your local farmers, find pick-up locations, learn about on-farm events, and choose your share. Meat, Veggies, Eggs and more!
For more information, please email Julie Garrett at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parking & Metro Transit
You may park at Monona Terrace all day on Sundays for $5. Want to park for free? View the Map of Madison’s Downtown City-Operated Parking. For a list of bus routes and schedules, visit the City of Madison’s Metro Transit website.
Inside Monona Terrace
Farmer booths will be set up in Ballrooms A, B, C and D on the fourth floor. Find CSA presentations in Hall G, immediately across from the ballroom entrance.
|1:15-2:00 p.m.||“CSA 101: The nuts and bolts of Community Supported Agriculture,” presented by LaVina Twohill, longtime CSA member, & Dennis Fiser, farmer at Regenerative Roots|
|2:15-3:00 p.m.||“Cooking It All: Tips to make the most of your shares,” presented by Patricia Mulvey of Local Thyme CSA Menu Planning Service|
|3:15-4:00 p.m.||“CSA for Small Households,” presented by Erika Janik, author and longtime CSA member|
Need assistance finding a farm? Wondering which farms deliver near your home or work? Have questions about Partner Shares, Bike the Barns, or CSA health insurance rebates? Visit the Information Station immediately inside the Ballroom for assistance.
The Back Porch
Physicians Plus has generously sponsored the Back Porch area where you can rest, peruse your farm brochures, and enjoy the music of Reid Miller while your kids play games and make crafts. Enjoy a slideshow of FairShare farm photos, too! Find the Back Porch in the southeast corner of the ballroom.
Natural Parenting Expo
The 2nd annual Natural Parenting Expo is running concurrently at Monona Terrace from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Adult entry is $5; kids are free. (Entry to the CSA Open House is free for everyone.)
Find a Farmer that Delivers Near You!
This year, we will be posting color-coded circles at each farm’s booth to tell you which area of town that farmer delivers to. Use the color legend (left) to locate a farmer near your work, home, or school.