A CSA, (for Community Supported Agriculture) is a way for the food buying public to create a relationship with a farm and to receive a weekly basket of produce. By making a financial commitment to a farm, people become "members" (or "shareholders," or "subscribers") of the CSA. .." (Local Harvest)
We are lucky in Greater Asheville Area to enjoy the option of joining a number of amazing CSAs.
But then, that's no surprise. According to many local residents, "."...Asheville is rich with layer upon layer of the most exquisite quality of life just waiting to be discovered ..."
Possibly that is why Asheville ranks high on the Relocation Lists as per :
Where to Retire Magazine (2008) : Honored Asheville as one of its "Eight Enriching Towns for Art and Music Lovers,"...touting the many wonderful art studios, seasonal art walks and Bele Chere, the largest free outdoor music festival in the Southeast.
Yahoo! Real Estate (2008):Asheville was named as one of the top ten places to live. (December 2008)
For those of you already living , visiting or planning on relocating to the Greater Asheville area....this ever-expanding list of web links leading to great places to start
Appalachian Homestead Farm and Preserve
Cane Creek Asparagus & Company
Cane Creek Valley Farm
Flying Cloud Farm
Let it Grow Organic Gardens
Hot Springs, NC
Mountain Harvest Organics
Hot Springs, NC
Rose Mountain Farm
Sanders Ridge Organic Farm
Shady Grove Gardens & Nursery
Tumbling Shoals Farm
Millers Creek, NC
Black Mountain, NC
No matter where you live, you can enjoy farm-fresh produce. Here is a link to amazing farms and farmers that love what they do and can help you bring that special energy to your table. It leads to information and maps to CSA's across the USA from the Local Harvest Site .
(photos taken by janeAnne on farms and at tailgate farmer's markets...)
Curious about sustainable Green real estate possibilities ? Simply pedal on over to Convivial Blogger Greenolina's "Green Wheels" BLOG and SUBSCRIBE
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