A couple of months ago I learned about Local Fare Farm Bag from my mother-in-law and sister-in-law. I had heard about CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture) from a friend and had read an article about it in Country Gardens but the cost of joining one discouraged us from doing it. So when I learned about Local Fare (and no up front cost) I was hooked! Also hearing about my mother-in-law's and sister-in-law's experience gave me the courage to give it a try.
So what IS Local Fare, you wonder? It's local, seasonal fruits and vegetables delivered to my home. WHAT? Delivered? That's right. I don't have to go anywhere to pick it up. It comes straight to me, every two weeks, on Wednesdays.
What do you get for $25? Here, let me show you...
Oops, I forgot to include the loaf of bread from the French Pantry. But here's an example of what shows up on my doorstep. 5 ears of corn, Italian eggplant, yum yum peppers, zucchini, white potatoes, spaghetti squash, watermelon, bail and cilantro and a loaf of ciabatta bread. All in this bag: