What Makes Community Supported Agriculture Thrive?

I started the CSA here at Amazing Heart Farm in 2009, directly after I graduated from Harvard Divinity School. Something that I thought about frequently while at Harvard was the importance of setting down roots and of really coming to know and to love a place, a community – and by community I mean our neighbors as well as our local watersheds, and foodsheds. Having a sustained commitment to one place means that we’re responsible for that place. And if everyone cares about and for where they are, I think that our relationships with each other and with the earth would be much healthier.

November 22, 2009

“America of the future will be all malls connected by interstates. All because your parents no longer can their own tomatoes.” -Garrison Keiller  Notes from this beautiful Sunday: Bill rototilled till his arms were numb this afternoon while I hauled leaves to what has become one GIGANTIC pile of compost treasure. We’ve been gradually converting yard…