Farms/Associations we partner with:
Blue Rooster Farm - Our partner farm run by Roy Brubaker and Julie Hurst. Roy and Julie raise Sustainable Grass-Fed Cattle, Sheep, and free range pigs. You may pre-order beef/lamb/pork (through Julie @ firstname.lastname@example.org) and pick up your order at Village Acres CSA Distribution.
Tuscarora Organic Growers Cooperative: an organic growers cooperative that the have been a part of for 20 years.
Pennsylvania Certified Organic: Our NOP accredited certification agency and local educator/promotor of organic practices.
Pennsylvania Association of Sustainable Agriculture - PASA is a nonprofit organization working to improve the economic and social prosperity of Pennsylvania food and agriculture. The PASA community provides a great network for farmers to exchange ideas and the organization works to provide a voice for small sustainable farms in the broader agricultural community.
Other Great Resources/Links:
Good Food Neighborhood: a community of people who care about living sustainably -and in particular about strengthening sustainable food systems- and is aimed at growing and supporting the local community by connecting people to local foods, their local farmer, and to each other.
The community outreach program of PASA (the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture), the Good Food Neighborhood™ provides education, programming and services throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern United States. Here consumers, farmers, businesses and organizations can network around local foods and sustainable food systems. Whether searching for local foods, attending local events, buying directly from a local farmer or market, or getting involved in food policy/advocacy, the entire community’s involvement in the local foods movement is vital to the sustainability of farms.
National Coalition for Sustainable Agriculture: is an alliance of grassroots organizations that advocates for federal policy reform to advance the sustainability of agriculture, food systems, natural resources, and rural communities.NSAC’s vision of agriculture is one where a safe, nutritious, ample, and affordable food supply is produced by a legion of family farmers who make a decent living pursuing their trade, while protecting the environment, and contributing to the strength and stability of their communities.
Epicurious.com: A great resource of last minute recipe ideas for the more challenging vegetable in your CSA share.