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Buying Locally Grown Food

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By Shelley Swenson
Extension Agent III
Wakulla County FCS

Over a year ago I made one of the best decisions I have made in some time – I joined a CSA, which means I joined into the movement called Community Supported Agriculture.

What this means for me is that each week a local farmer delivers a bag of fresh vegetables and fruits, bread and a sweet to my office.

I pay for six months at a time upfront and have chosen my favorites from a list of possibilities based on my personal likes and cooking preferences.

Over this span of time, I seriously believe that my eating habits have improved since the healthy food is grown, delivered and all I have to do is prepare it.

What is Community Supported Agriculture?

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