in-season produce harvested
at its peak of ripeness

Miss Me Not Farm CSA Program

CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. It is an increasingly popular model for small farmers that eliminates go-between produce buyers and sellers and therefore allows farmers to earn a greater percentage of the value of what they work so hard to produce. Just as importantly, this "subscription farm" model enables you to know your farmer and to see how your food is grown. Do you ever worry about the safety of our society's massive "food grid" production and distribution system? Buying directly from a farmer you trust at a farm you are welcome to visit is the answer.

Fresh, peak-of-ripeness produce is renowned for its delicious flavor, but did you know that its nutritional value is far and away higher than any type of produce transported from a distance that you might buy in a store or even farmers' market Many health care professionals, including oncologists, are now recommending that their patients consume as many organic, peak-of-ripeness vegetables, berries and fruit as they can, as a crucial part of health care or response to illness.

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Our CSA program
works as follows:

In exchange for your pre-paid commitment, we will provide you with a variety of produce according to what is ready to harvest for the duration of the program. You will supply us with two (hopefully recyclable) boxes, and we will pack one of them each week with freshly-harvested produce. Then you will pick up your box with your weekly share of the harvest either at our farm, or at a possible drop-off location in Reno, Washoe Valley, or Carson City on pre-arranged days.

CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. It is an increasingly popular model for small farmers that eliminates go-between produce buyers and sellers and therefore allows farmers to earn a greater percentage of the value of what they work so hard to produce. Just as importantly, this "subscription farm" model enables you to know your farmer and to see how your food is grown. Do you ever worry about the safety of our society's massive "food grid" production and distribution system? Buying directly from a farmer you trust at a farm you are welcome to visit is the answer.

Fresh, peak-of-ripeness produce is renowned for its delicious flavor, but did you know that its nutritional value is far and away higher than any type of produce transported from a distance that you might buy in a store or even farmers' market Many health care professionals, including oncologists, are now recommending that their patients consume as many organic, peak-of-ripeness vegetables, berries and fruit as they can, as a crucial part of health care or response to illness.

Our CSA program works as follows:

In exchange for your pre-paid commitment, we will provide you with a variety of produce according to what is ready to harvest for the duration of the program. You will supply us with two (hopefully recyclable) boxes, and we will pack one of them each week with freshly-harvested produce. Then you will pick up your box with your weekly share of the harvest either at our farm, or at a possible drop-off location in Reno, Washoe Valley, or Carson City on pre-arranged days.

What will I get each week in the CSA?

In the spring, summer and fall we grow naturally (no chemicals!) a diversity of vegetables, fruits, herbs and berries. The assortment you receive will vary in amount and type according to the seasonal progression of earlier to later crops, but generally will fall between 4-8 pounds. You will be eating in-season produce harvested at its peak of ripeness - therefore at its most nutritious and delicious!

You will receive tasty recipes, cooking and storage tips for your produce, and the opportunity to purchase additional products we sometimes offer in limited quantities - like farm-fresh honey, jellies and jams, pies, etc. (and eventually, EGGS! - watch for our upcoming blog which will share with you the evolution of our chicken and egg adventure!).

Bear in mind that because we are at an elevation of 5300 feet, some types of produce might mature a few weeks later at our farm than they will in the lower valleys.