CSA Resources

2015 CSA Workshop Materials – Research Findings from UC Davis Professor Ryan Galt

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Findings from CSA Farmer Survey: 2015 Presentation

Professor Ryan Galt’s findings from a survey of over 100 CSA farmers in CA.

Findings from CSA Member Survey: 2015 Presentation

Professor Ryan Galt’s findings from a survey of 1,149 current and 409 former CSA members in CA.

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Handout 1: Study Description

Description of Galt’s CSA research goals and methods.

Handout 2: CSA Operations

Summary of characteristics of CSAs that participated in the study.

Handout 3: Farmer Quotes

Quotes from some of CSA farmers who participated in the study.

Handout 4: Current CSA Members

Summary of characteristics of current CSA members who participated in the study.

Handout 5: Former CSA Members

Summary of characteristics of former CSA members who participated in the study.

 

EBT / CalFresh Information

CalFresh / EBT Guide for Farmers

A guide for farmers about how to apply for a wireless EBT machine.

 

CalFresh on the Farm

A bi-lingual brochure that includes farms in the Santa Clara Valley that accept EBT for their CSA shares.

 
CalFresh on the Farm (Humboldt County) in English and Spanish

A flier that includes the farms in Humboldt County that accept EBT for the CSA shares and farm stand produce.

 

 

 

Marketing Information

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Determining Marketing Costs and Returns in Alternative Marketing Channels

A resource from UC Davis and CAFF 

Marketing Your Farm

A resource from the FairShare CSA Coalition 

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Using Social Media to Communicate with Your CSA Members

Living the Dream Farm Khaiti French |  2013 Midwest CSA Conference 

 

Additional Resources

CSA Solutions Hub

 

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Explaining Farmer Earnings and Self-exploitation in CSA

Economic Geography  |   Ryan Galt  |   November 2012 

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CSA is thriving in the Central Valley

California Agriculture  |  Galt, O’Sullivan, Beckett, Hiner  |   January 2012 

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Health Insurance Rebates for CSAs

JAFSCD  |  Jackson, Raster, Shattuck  |  September 2011 

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Sharing the Harvest

Elizabeth Hendersen, Robyn Van En  |  November 2007 

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Squaring Farm Security and Food Security in Two Types of Alternative Food Institutions

Rural Sociology  |  Guthman, Morris, Allen  |  December 2006 

 

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