11 More CSA Farms join the Coalition

The Madison Area CSA Coalition is proud to welcome eleven more high-quality CSA farms into the Coalition. These new farms help diversify our coalition and expand the areas we cover in western and north-central Wisconsin.

by Michael Fields Agriculture Institute staff Margaret Krome is the Policy Director at the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute in East Troy.  The Institute cultivates the ecological, social, economic, and spiritual vitality of food and farming systems through education, research, policy and market development.  Ms. Krome can be reached at mkrome@sbcglobal.net . As you wake up from […]

2016 CSA Season

The regular CSA season starts in June, but it’s still not too late to sign-up for membership in a CSA farm. As of June 13, the farms below still had capacity to add shares (scroll down; there are a lot!). It is typical for farms to pro-rate their memberships to take into account the weeks you […]

20th Annual CSA Open House, Sunday March 18th, 1-4PM ~ Monona Terrace

Come on down to Monona Terrace to learn about Community Supported Agriculture, meet farmers, and join a farm for the 2012 season!  County Executive Joe Parisi will be officially declaring 2012 “The Year of CSA”, Madison Mayor Paul Soglin will be joining us to celebrate 20 glorious years of community and agriculture in our region, […]

6th Annual Bike the Barns an ‘Outrageously Good Time’!

Thank you Bike the Barns riders, volunteers and sponsors! What a great day! Thanks to all for helping Bike the Barns become an inspiring fundraiser and community in support of fresh food for all. The 6th annual Bike the Barns, presented with Underground Food Collective and Just Coffee Cooperative on Sunday, Sept. 16, was a […]

A New Tool for Farm Selection

Introducing Fair Share CSA Coalition’s new 24-page booklet to guide you through the farm selection process! “We created this guide to make it easier for you to find a farm that’s a good fit for your household,” explained Julie Garrett, community program manager. “There are so many options for CSA in our area, it can be […]

April 18 – Nelson Earth Day Conference

Can the pop-culture phenomenon of post-apocalyptic films and books help us understand today’s environmental challenges and stimulate ideas to build a just, secure and sustainable future? Join us on Tuesday, April 18 at Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center for the Nelson Institue’s Earth Day Conference to explore this and more: http://nelson.wisc.edu/events/earth-day/index.php. “Hope and Renewal in the Age of Apocalypse” […]

Be a Great CSA Member!

CSA is a two-way street. What can you do to be a great CSA member? 1. Find out more about your farm. The more you know about how your farm operates the better prepared you are to understand various factors that affect production. Ask to tour the farm and see cultivation equipment, irrigation, greenhouses and […]

Bike Maintenance Classes

Our friends at REI are offering assistance to registered Bike the Barns riders with classes to help you get ready for the big day! All on Tuesdays  in August, except for the Thursday 8/25 class that is open to the public. Please bring a copy of your Bike the Barns registration for admission. 8/2, 7pm: […]

Bike the Barns

Bike the Barns is a recreational bike ride touring CSA farms and the beautiful Southern WI countryside – fueled by fresh, local, delicious food! To pledge a rider, click here, or download this form. Registration for this year’s ride on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015, filled on Aug. 11, 2015. The waiting list is also closed now.  Please plan to […]

FairShare CSA Coalition

FairShare CSA Coalition