About Our CSA

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Our 2017 Share Add-Ons:
Lehigh Valley Kombucha Shares!
Wayfare Baker Bread Shares!
Monocacy Coffee Shares!
Lehigh Valley Cheesemaker Shares!
Fruit Shares and a Monthly Meat Buyer’s Club also available!
Egg Shares – 22 or 11 weeks of delicious eggs from our pastured, soy-free fed, delightfully happy chickens. $105 for weekly delivery or $55 for every-other week delivery.

2017  Pickup Locations:
Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center – Click here to Like their page on Facebook
522 West Maple Street, Allentown, Tuesdays 1pm-6pm
Vitality Natural Healthcare CenterClick here to Like their page on Facebook
134 Main Street, Emmaus, PA, Tuesdays, Delivery time TBD
Beleno Spiritual Healing Center Click here to Like their page on Facebook
1019 West Broad Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018
Tuesdays, Delivery Time after 10am
Hackett Winery, 8371 Carpet Road, New Tripoli, PA 18066 – Click here to Like their page on Facebook!
TK&J, Slatington
Infinera, Fogelsville
Wagner’s Auto Body, Orefield
West End Yoga, Allentown
Jumbars, Bethlehem
Lit Roastery and Bakeshop, Bethlehem
If five people sign up at a business, office, school, or other location, I will make that a pick-up point with free delivery!
Other arrangements as discussed

“Crooked Row CSA has introduced me to new veggies and herbs while supporting other local businesses like honey, bread, and eggs. The produce is terrific and grown with Farmer’s Liz’s passion for sharing local food.”
– Amy, from New Tripoli and 3-Year CSA Member

“2015 was my first time ever as a CSA member. Little did I know of the adventure that awaited me learning to identify veggies I never heard of and how to prepare them. Farmer Liz’s blog was so helpful with what to expect in each weekly share and links to delicious recipes. Every week I anticipated each delivery to explore more savory flavors for my family meals.” – Karen, from Mertztown

Before you jump up and join a CSA or farm share, you may want to learn a little more about what that really means.

CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. It’s the idea of investing in a farm before the season begins in exchange for a weekly share of produce through the duration of the season. CSA members pay for an entire season of produce up front so your farmer can plan for the season, purchase new seed, make equipment repairs and other necessary moves for a successful year.

The farmer (me!) will deliver the share of produce to a convenient drop-off location in your neighborhood. Farms typically offer half share and full shares of produce for different prices. Half shares will be $325 and full shares will be $500 for the 22 weeks of the  2017 season at Crooked Row. I pick the best of what is available and different in the field each week to offer you a varied and delicious spread for each share. It gives you the opportunity to explore some new produce you would perhaps have not chosen yourself and allows you to interact with the farmer and other shareholders as you exchange recipes and cooking ideas.

“My husband and I are not great veggie eaters but enjoy trying new things. We loved the quality and variety of vegetables – it can’t compare to our local city grocery produce. The ability to share recipes with other shareholders was an added bonus!”
– Laurie Ayler, 2013-2015 CSA Member

A full share would look something like what is listed below, about 5-7 items weekly. A half share would be half of this, either in amounts (1/4 lb of greens instead of a 1/2 lb) or in variety of items (3-4 weekly). The full contract is on our “CSA Agreement” page, and can be downloaded there from Google Docs. 

5-7 Items Weekly – Spring (May)
1 Bunch Kale/Chard/Chicory/Endive
1 Head Lettuce
1 Bunch Spring Onions
1 Quart Peas
1 Bunch Parsley (Basil/Cilantro)
1 Bunch Radishes/Turnips
½ lb Mesclun/Mache/Spinach/Arugula (or ¼ combos) Mesclun 

5-7 Items Weekly – Spring (June)
1 Bunch Kale/Chard/Chicory/Endive
1 Head Lettuce
1 Bunch Beets
1 Bunch Scallions
1 Bunch Parsley/Basil/Cilantro
1 Quart Peas
1 Bunch Radishes/Turnips
½ lb Mesclun/Mache/Spinach/Arugula (or ¼ combos)

5-7 Items Weekly  (July-August-September)
2-4 Summer Squash
1 Quart Peas/Beans
1 Quart Cherry Tomatoes
2-4 Tomatoes
2-4 Peppers or 1 quart fryers/hot
1 Lettuce Head
1 Bunch Kale/Chard/Broccoli Raab
1 Bunch Scallions/Onions
1 Bunch Scapes/Garlic
1-2 Bunch Herbs
1 Bunch Flowers
1/2 lb Mesclun/Spinach/Arugula
1 Bunch Broccoli/Beets
2 Eggplants/Cucumbers
1 Bunch Carrots

5-7 Items Weekly  Fall
1-2 Head Lettuces
2-4 Tomatoes/Peppers
1-2 Heads Broccoli/Cauliflower
1 Bunch Carrots/Parsnips
1 Bunch Radishes/Beets/Turnips
1 Bunch Scallions/1 Pint Onions
½ lb Mache/Mesclun/Spinach/Arugula
1-2 Winter Squash
1 Bunch Leeks, 1 Quart/Stalk Brussels Sprouts
1-2 Bunches Kale
1-2 lb Potatoes
1 Bulb Garlic
1-2 Bunches Herbs

If you have additional questions, feel free to contact me at liz.m.wagner@gmail.com or at 610-417-6982. We look forward to hearing from you and sharing our produce with you in the new season!

7 thoughts on “About Our CSA

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  3. I need some clarification since I have been buying your fruits and veggies all summer and continue now into the fall. Would the 22 crops mean all winter and into the spring?

    • Heyyyy! So this is referring to the 2015 season, which would be from the starts of markets next spring through the fall of 2015. If you’d like more clarification, feel free to give me a call or e-mail.

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