NW ORganic Farms Offers CSA Shares
Northwest Organic Farms is a family run organic farm located in the lush area of Ridgefield, WA. It is a short 10 minute drive off I-5 to the farm. The farm is run by owners/farmers Greg, Joyce, and Ben. They have been farming since 2001.
Farmers Greg and Ben have been busy getting ready for this upcoming 2016 CSA season. Heirloom seeds are being planted, fruit trees are being pruned, and the green houses are growing crops that go to local businesses throughout the area during all seasons. The happy and free-ranging chickens are laying their eggs. They are for sale on a self-service basis at $5 a dozen. Their ducks have started laying as well, but they do need a phone call to hold both types of eggs for you. Once their girls get going they will have them available without a phone call.
They are now taking CSA applications 2016 season. CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture and is a way to buy fresh fruits and vegetables directly from the farmer in your local community. Supporting local agriculture is a way to support your local business community, your neighbors and keep your food dollars in the local economy.
Their CSA runs for 20 weeks. There are two kinds of shares. The full share basket feeds 5-6 people and goes for $630. Half share baskets feed 2-3 people and go for $350. A deposit of $100 is needed to save your share. Full amount due must be received prior to May 1st. They accept WIC, EBT, and Senior Coupons.
Northwest Organic Farms sells produce from their farm stand and at the Camas farmers market. Examples are organic raspberries by the flat, canning tomatoes, etc.
Follow them on Facebook. It will be updated with what’s for sale at the farm, as well as what’s in their CSA bags, recipes, events, and so much more!
Northwest Organic Farms is located at 17713 NW 61st Ave. Ridgefield. You can find more information here.