CSA Farms Delivering to Twin Cities: R-W

Racing Heart Farm
Les Macare & Els Dobrick
E7982
Colfax, WI 54730
Phone: 715-658-0195
E-mail: racingheartfarm@gmail.com
Website: http://www.racingheartfarm.com

We offer Summer and Winter CSA options so you can eat locally from June through January! Delivery to several Twin Cities locations and Menomonie.

Racing Heart is a 1.5-acre vegetable farm in the rolling hills of western Wisconsin. We cultivate our vegetable field with scale-appropriate hand tools, and a small walk-behind tractor. We strive to create healthy soil from which healthy vegetables will feed health- seeking humans. We are Certified Naturally Grown (CNG)—a grassroots certification that demonstrates our commitment to taking care of the land we farm and all its creatures, but our practices go far beyond the requirements of CNG or certified organic requirements.

Not ready to commit? Come meet us at the Northeast or Linden Hills Farmer's Markets in Minneapolis June-October, where we offer a Market CSA Discount Card.

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Rolling Hills Traeger Ranch-Grillin Meats
Christina Traeger
20134 St. Anna Drive
Avon, MN 56310

Phone: 320-293-2995
E-mail: grillinmeats@gmail.com
Website: http://grillinmeats.com

Our family farm is dedicated to AGA certified grass-fed beef and lamb production, as well as corn- and soy-free hog and poultry production in a 100-percent pasture setting. We place our faith in promoting production practices that enhance the microbiology of the soil, and passing that healthy and vibrant response of the land to the livestock we raise on it. We are investing in your health through our passion and love of ranching. All meat products are USDA or MN E-2 inspected. CSA share options are available online. Calls and visitors welcome by appointment.

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Shared Ground Farmers' Cooperative
Rebecca Jackson
804 Margret Street
Saint Paul, MN 55106
Phone: 651-621-2771
E-mail: sharedground@sharedgroundcoop.com
Website: https://sharedgroundcoop.com

Multi-farm Summer, Cheese and Fall Shares Available!

Shared Ground Farmers’ Cooperative is a farmer-owned co-op located in St. Paul, Minn. We are a majority immigrant-owned cooperative with a mission of supporting small, immigrant and minority farms and helping to make environmentally sustainable farming a living wage job for any and all who choose to pursue it. Our farms are located in central and southern Minnesota and western Wisconsin and we're proud to be able to offer an abundant variety of local, seasonal products, all of which are either certified organic or grown using sustainable practices (no harsh chemicals or GMOs).

We offer a multi-farm CSA program, which means that you will get a changing variety of products throughout the season, all coming from farmers of many different cultures. Our Summer CSA program is delivered to multiple locations throughout the Twin Cities every Wednesday for 18 weeks, starting in mid-June. Enjoy weekly newsletters with recipes and farm updates, as well as free cooking classes to help you cook with, store and preserve your box contents! Sign-up here: https://signup.sharedgroundcoop.com.

In 2018, Shared Ground is excited to offer the following CSA Share options:

• Full Summer Share—18 boxes delivered mid-June through mid-October.
• Half Summer Share—18 boxes delivered mid-June through mid-October.
• Local Cheese Share—9 shares delivered mid-June through mid-October.
• *NEW! MN Share—9 shares to include other locally produced foods such as honey, maple syrup and wild rice! Delivered mid-June through mid-October.
• Fall Share—4 boxes delivered over 8 weeks mid-October through mid-December.
• Bountiful Shares—our Bountiful Shares nicely bundle your choice of a Full or Half Summer Share, with a locally produced Cheese Share and our newly added MN Share!

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Shepherd Moon Farm
Julie Arnold
16987 260th Street
Lindstrom, MN 55045
Phone: 651-276-9093
E-mail: shepherdmoonfarm@gmail.com
Website: www.shepherdmoonfarm.com

Shepherd Moon Farm is located on 47 acres of gently rolling hills in the St. Croix River Valley. We are a family farm committed to caring for the Earth, creating a vibrant local community and developing the local economy. Our stewardship practices include growing vegetables free of chemicals using crop rotations, limited tillage, green manures, animal manures and mulching. Last year, Julie’s mother, who had started the CSA eight years ago, passed the farm down to her. As the owner and operator, Julie is growing food on the land she grew up on.

Main season shares run for 17-18 weeks, June through October, with four additional fall shares through November. A full-share is about a bushel each week and feeds a family of four. Half-shares are delivered every-other-week. We offer a sliding scale fee to make fresh produce available to everyone. Pick-up is on Thursdays at the farm or at a drop-off site in Minneapolis. We grow a large variety of produce with 8 to 18 different vegetables, herbs and occasional berries available each week.

Sign-up with your deposit by March 15 and you will receive 1-2 early spring bonus shares in April! Our CSA is intentionally kept small in order to offer more personal attention to both our CSA partners and vegetables. We have a work requirement for our members to become more familiar with the farm. Come share in the experience of planting, growing and harvesting by making regular visits to the farm!

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Sogn Valley Farm
Dana Jokela
4830 360th Street
Cannon Falls, MN 55009
Phone: 763-614-8853
Email: dana@sognvalleyfarm.com
Website: www.sognvalleyfarm.com

Sogn Valley Farm is a certified organic vegetable farm and native plant nursery located in Cannon Falls, approximately 45 miles south of the Twin Cities. We employ a variety of ecological farming practices to maintain soil health and landscape biodiversity while growing vegetables to feed our community. You can get our produce at the St. Paul Farmers’ Market or by joining our CSA program. Native plants are available at the farmers’ market or by special order.

Our Summer Share brings you 18 weeks of produce from early June to early October. We offer both full- and half-shares. Our Fall Share continues the bounty for another 7 weeks, through the week of Thanksgiving. We emphasize familiar, staple vegetables, but you can also expect a smattering of more unusual items throughout the season.

All boxes are accompanied by a weekly newsletter with updates from the farm, descriptions of box contents, and recipes for using your produce. We have 9 pickup locations in the Twin Cities and south metro.

We also offer a Market CSA Share for those who want maximum choice in the quantity and variety of vegetables they receive. Buy a share of a certain value and we’ll provide you a gift card that can be used at our stall at the farmers’ market. Discounts increase for larger shares and earlier payment.

Apprenticeship/Employment Opportunities
We are looking for full- and part-time employees to help in all areas of
farm operation. Please get in touch if you’re interested!

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Spring Hill Community Farm
Michael Racette & Patricia Wright
545 1 ½ Avenue
Prairie Farm, WI 54762
Phone: 715-455-1319
E-mail: springhill@chibardun.net
Website: www.springhillcommunityfarm.com

Connecting people and the land since 1992.

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St. Croix Valley CSA
Liz Talley, Urban Graze
P.O. Box 54
Champlin, MN 55316
Phone: 952-201-2330
E-mail: liz@ugraze.com
Website: www.ugraze.com

St. Croix Valley CSA is a quiet community of small family farms near Baldwin, Wis.

Delivery is on Thursdays to 20+ drop sites across Twin Cities, plus 4-corner suburbs including Anoka, Shoreview, Edina, West St. Paul, Golden Valley, Plymouth and Hudson, Wis.

The farmers serve as true environmental and land stewardship mentors; sustainability, conservation, low energy, and low waste have been a part of their everyday living without interruption for generations. Farming is by wind, solar, hydro, hand and horse power. Longstanding seed-saving practices offer members many heirloom crops; ice saved from frozen winter ponds provide year-round “refrigeration.” All produce is grown using organic farming practices. Most all is certified organic. No GMOs, no chemicals, no pesticides, no hormones, no pollution—not even the noise of machines!

This very unique CSA connects members with a special farm community. You’ll get farm letters; often treats as bonus gifts from the farms’ licensed kitchen. The focus of every box is on user-friendly, colorful favorites with wide, balanced variety, for easy meal making.

Over 250 varieties of veggies, fruit, and herbs are grown. With many produce and egg share options, plus “ala carte” choices, you’ll surely find shares just right for your household!

Liz Talley, Urban Graze, home cook and recipe developer, has facilitated the CSA for 7 years. Members receive weekly meal planning ideas, storage tips, and many creative, simple recipes using combinations of the produce varieties found in their box.

A community of experienced, lifelong farmers means the highest quality control, greater variety, and less risk to members. The farms’ “Share CSA” program brings food to low income seniors, kids and families. We welcome you!

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Steady Hand Farm
Jason & Juli Montgomery-Riess
1231 135th Street
Amery, WI 54001
Phone: 715-768-0719
E-mail: steadyhandfarm@gmail.com
Website: www.steadyhandfarm.com

At Steady Hand Farm we love everything about raising vegetables—from seeding, planting and harvesting to preparing, eating and sharing them. Simply put, we raise food for the pleasure it brings. We raise our produce without using synthetic pesticides or herbicides, and we promote biological diversity in our production plans. We want food that is safe for our family, friends and neighbors.

For 2018, we are excited to offer 15-week Large, Medium and Small CSA Shares, with deliveries in the Twin Cities Metro Area, the eastern suburbs and western Wisconsin. Check out our pick-up sites here: http://www.steadyhandfarm.com/?page_id=329. Add-on shares this season include a 4-Box Fall Storage Share, 2-Box Spring Shares, Juicer Share, Mushroom Share and Homestead Boxes for the canners among us.

We raise our produce on a 70-acre farm situated in the mixed pine-birch forests and lake country of Polk County near St. Croix Falls and Amery, Wis. Invite the pleasure of fresh, local, seasonal produce into your home, and let Steady Hand Farm be your farm.

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Tangletown Gardens
Andrew Bruwelheide
5353 Nicollet Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419
Phone: 612-822-4769
E-mail: andrew@tangletowngardens.com
Website: www.tangletowngardens.com

At Tangletown Gardens Farm we are committed to sustainable agriculture on our 100-acre operation in Plato, Minn., where we grow the delicious, nutrient-rich vegetables, herbs and fruits for your CSA. For us, sustainability isn't just the latest buzzword—rather it's an approach we have instilled in many facets of our farm, from the use of solar energy to power our farm and our extensive composting practices, to the use of cover crops to improve our soils. You can be assured the food in your CSA share comes from a farm that has priorities guided by sustainability and land stewardship.

Tangletown Gardens CSA shares run for 18 weeks from mid-June through mid-October. You will receive flavorful, hard-to-find heirloom varieties and long-standing kitchen favorite produce, grown without chemically-based fertilizers or pesticides. Each week your share is accompanied by a newsletter providing useful information and recipes.

We also host a CSA Day at our farm during the summer so you can see firsthand the land on which your shares have been grown. We offer Large Shares (best suited for a family of four+), Medium Shares (ideal for 2-3), Small Shares (ideal for a single person or as an introduction CSA share), and Fresh Salad Shares, which provide enough leafy greens and no-cook veggies for 3-4 entrée-sized salads weekly.

We offer the following pick-up sites:

• Minneapolis at Fulton Brewery.
• Minneapolis at Tangletown Gardens.
• St. Paul at Solo Vino.
• Thursday pick up at Tangletown Gardens Farm in Plato.
• Discovery Chiropractic Life Center in Chaska, Minn.
• Spirit of Hope Church in Golden Valley, Minn.
• Pure Life Chiropractic & Wellness Center in Glencoe, Minn.
• Minneapolis at Zipps Liquor.
• St. Paul at Passionflower at Alchemy.
• Chanhassen at Lacewings Coop.
• Minnetonka at Lacewings Coop.

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TC Farm – Meat CSA
Jack & Betsy McCann
4432 County Road 12
Montrose, MN
Phone: 612-217-1770
E-mail: info@tc.farm
Website: https://tc.farm

TC Farm is a meat and egg CSA with nearly 50 monthly pick up sites across the greater Twin Cities Metro. We are dedicated to raising the best-tasting food possible. We offer farm-fresh pasture-raised eggs and chicken, as well as 100 percent grass-fed beef and lamb, no-soy grass-fed pork, heritage turkey, hand-made organic spiced sausages, and sous chef ready-to-eat meals.

Raised with Care
• Sustainable grazing on green pasture.
• Certified and transition organic feed.
• Heritage and slow-growth breeds.

We NEVER use hormones or any type of growth drug, genetically modified grains, or any other shortcuts. Ever.

Customizable
• Receive only the type of food you enjoy.
• Set your own budget.
• Skip a delivery any time.
• Make changes any time.

Our packages fit in a standard freezer, no chest freezer required.

Only the Best
Our focus on sustainable grazing and pasture-raised, slow-growth heritage breeds produces the most flavorful, healthy and respectful meats available. By moving our herd to fresh pasture on a regular basis, we are taking care of the land we farm, building topsoil, sequestering carbon and protecting local streams along the way.

Visit
We offer special member events like springtime farm visits and more. Check out our website and blog at https://tc.farm to learn more, or watch a 60-second video of our farm at https://vimeo.com/163303000.

We are looking forward to feeding you soon!

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Thorn Crest Farm
Gary & Maureen Vosejpka
11822 Cabot Ave.
Dundas, MN 55019
Phone: 507-645-4182
E-mail: info@thorncrestfarm.com
Website: www.thorncrestfarm.com

Thorn Crest is a small, family-owned farm overlooking scenic Wolf Creek in Dundas, Minn. (Rice County). Located 30 minutes south of Valley Natural Foods (Burnsville), its 19 acres consist of rolling hills, pasture, woods, orchard, vineyards and fertile fields.

At Thorn Crest we have been growing produce without the use of herbicides and synthetic pesticides for over 25 years. We are committed to caring for our land and providing our members with a wide variety of fresh, nutritious and great tasting produce.

A membership includes a weekly share of produce, starting out light and increasing to anywhere from a ½ bushel to a full bushel of produce, depending on the season and growing conditions. The season runs 18 to 22 weeks, starting late May or the beginning of June. Members can pick up their produce shares at the farm or at a drop-site located at Just Foods Co-op in nearby Northfield or at Valley Natural Foods in Burnsville.

Pick-your-own opportunities may be available at the farm for certain crops. Members are invited and encouraged (at no additional charge) to take advantage of these extras. Possibilities may include peas, green beans, basil, strawberries, raspberries, tomatoes and occasionally others. Members can cut their own bouquet from the cutting garden as the season progresses. Limited chicken/turkey/egg shares are available to members. Members are encouraged to stroll around the farm and enjoy the beautiful countryside.

We hope you'll join us for the next growing season. Growing produce is our passion; we'd love to be your farmer!

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Treasured Haven Farm
Pete, Peg, Zach & Ike Johnson
53407 Government Road
Rush City, MN 55069
Phone: 320-358-3581
E-mail: csa@treasuredhavenfarm.com
Website: www.treasuredhavenfarm.com

Treasured Haven Farm CSA is an organic family farm that your family can call your own, with options to fit your family, your lifestyle and your budget.

Multiple share sizes and options—Small, Basic and Large, Weekly, Every-Other-Week— with Custom Shares available.

Veggie shares packed with fresh, tasty vegetable favorites from over 35 crops and 300 traditional, heirloom and fun varieties. Members rave about our amazing potatoes in particular. Add-ons of organic fruit packs, bulk produce, herb plants and garden boxes, maple syrup, sunflower seeds, chickens, eggs, and more. Membership opportunities beyond delivered veggies include FREE Spring Bonuses, Fall Harvests, Veggie Family Day Run and kids races, farm visits, extras.

Our valued members make the difference to enable the next generation to remain passionate stewards of the land.

CSA Members are our priority, with the best veggies picked fresh for your afternoon pick-ups at conveniently located drop sites throughout the Twin Cities metro area and suburbs—check our drop site listing on our farm website.

Delivery options at workplaces or your home possible with early registration as space allows. Contact farm for more information. The farm is an easy drive for events, hiking farm and woodland trails, and enjoying the countryside on 450 acres overlooking the Scenic St. Croix River Valley. Farm trails also host cross-country and adventure trail running races, which are open to everyone!

Visit www.treasuredhavenfarm.com for more information and registration.

Hope You can Join Us at Treasured Haven Farm. Thank You for supporting local agriculture!

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Turnip Rock CSA & Cosmic Wheel Creamery
Josh Bryceson & Rama Hoffpauir
Phone: 715-268-9311
E-mail: turniprock@gmail.com
Website: www.turniprock.com

We are a certified organic family farm with over 13 years of CSA management experience. As a member of Turnip Rock and the Cosmic Wheel Creamery, you are part of a whole farm ecosystem; we strive for a balanced farm with many carbon sequestering grazing acres. You’ll have access to our 100 percent grass-fed, farmstead cheeses, whey-fed pastured pork, 100 percent grass-fed beef, plus family friendly vegetables that you will recognize when you open your box! We invite you to have a look at our website to see what you can expect if you join our CSA: www.turniprock.com.

Large, Medium, Small Share Options Available:
• "Eat like a farmer" share with all the goods available from our farm, or customize a share to include vegetables, meat, cheese and/or eggs.
• Weekly delivery on Thursdays, June through October.
• Weekly online blog with recipes and photos.
• E-mail reminders to let you know when your box has been delivered.
• Easy online sign-up and payment plans available.
• Proud farm partners of the Harvest for the Hungry program.

Our CSA members get the best of what we grow—CSA is our first priority. We are full-time farmers, fully equipped with irrigation, wash stations, coolers and a great crew to bring you the goods in good condition!

We are a kohlrabi-free farm!

Drop Sites in TC Metro Area
Robbinsdale, Stillwater Coop, Roseville off Snelling, Sunnyside Gardens in Edina, Northeast Minneapolis, Butter Bakery in South Minneapolis, 38th & Hiawatha in South Minneapolis, Maplewood, Falcon Heights, West 7th St. in Paul.

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Twin Cities Garden Project, Backyard CSA
Melissa Hall
Minneapolis, MN
Phone: 651-447-4996
E-mail: tcgardenproject@gmail.com
Website: www.tcgardenproject.com

Twin Cities Garden Project brings a CSA share to your own backyard. We want you to feel directly connected to your soil, your food, and your farmer.

We’ll plan with you and your family to custom design a garden to meet your goals. Whether you want fresh veggies, storable winter crops, herbs, or blooming flowers, we’re excited to give you a hands-on experience with the beauty and abundance of a backyard CSA garden. We will install your garden while providing weekly maintenance and the opportunity for mentoring throughout the year. You will reap the benefit of having bountiful produce as well as the opportunity to learn basic gardening skills alongside an experienced farmer.

We use sustainable practices so you can freely explore and engage with your plants knowing that there are no synthetic chemicals and that they are a part of a healthy ecosystem.

We’re excited to get you started on your garden project!

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Urban Roots
Summer Badawi
463 Maria Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55414
Phone: 651-228-7073
E-mail: sbadawi@urbanrootsmn.org
Website: www.urbanrootsmn.org

If you want fresh local produce and believe in our important work in transforming the lives of youth through learning, community action projects, hard work and connections to the environment, then Urban Roots CSA is a great match for you! The Market Garden Program at Urban Roots teaches youth practical growing skills, entrepreneurship, cooking, healthy living and community building. We grow over 40 types of vegetables, from staple crops to new cultural crops; chemical-free, high quality and fresh from 5 urban farm sites in East St Paul.

Share Options:
• 10 week—Summer Garden Share.
• 16 week—Extended Garden Share.

Payment options:
• Pay in full when you sign-up.
• Extended Garden Share via Paypal or check.
• Pay half when you sign up and the other half by April 1.

CSA Drop Site:
Mississippi Market, 740 E. 7th St., Saint Paul, MN 55106

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Waxwing Farm
Anna Racer & Pete Skold

4800 Dent Ave.
Webster, MN 55088
Phone: 952-652-6552
E-mail: farmers@waxwingfarm.com
Website: www.waxwingfarm.com

Waxwing Farm is a diversified 40-acre farm located in Webster, Minn. The heart of our operation is vegetables, but we believe that diversity is central to health. To that end, we raise pigs, chickens, flowers and honeybees as well. We are also committed to leaving wild areas on our farm as habitat for native plants, pollinators and other wildlife.

We grow chemical-free produce in the most sustainable way we can. Although we are not certified organic, we grow as if we were. We don't use any products or practices that aren't approved under the Organic Standards. There are no synthetic pesticides or fertilizers, or GMO crops, on our farm. Instead we utilize diversity, rotations of crops and livestock, regular compost applications and cover cropping to maintain the health of our soils. We are always striving to improve our farm practices and we invite you to join us on that journey.

For our CSA, we offer an 18-week vegetable share that starts in mid-June and runs through mid-October. We pack ¾ bushel boxes and offer both full (weekly) and half (every-other-week) shares. Each week we fill the boxes with 10 to 14 different vegetables, focusing on staple crops but also growing some exotic varieties to keep things interesting. Add-ons include a fall storage share, egg shares and pastured pork (by the whole- or half-hog).

Throughout the season we host several member events on our farm: Strawberry U-pick Day (June), Garlic Harvest (July), and a Harvest Party (September). Our delivery options include: on-farm pickup, drop-site delivery and home delivery in the Twin Cities Metro Area. Please see our website for specific drop-site locations and a map of our home delivery range.

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