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Continued: Learn more about community-supported agriculture

  • Article by: RICK NELSON , Star Tribune
  • Last update: April 10, 2013 - 12:57 PM

“There needs to be a real commitment to want to try new vegetables, and to be open to what you’re going to find in your box,” he said. “You definitely get what you pay for, but not always what you hope to have. You have to be flexible enough to use what you get and not rely upon picking out what you want. That’s tricky. People who do it well absolutely love it, but some also say that they would rather support local farms by shopping at the farmers market.”

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  • Although many CSAs are heavy on vegetables, some, like Khaiti and Andrew French of LTD Farm, have items such as duck eggs.

  • If you go

    What: The Seward Co-op 12th-annual CSA Fair.

    Where: 2823 E. Franklin Av., Mpls., 612-338-2465, www.seward.coop, rain or shine.

    When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat.

    Details: Learn about CSAs from 30 Minnesota and Wisconsin farmers at this free, open-to-the-public event.

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