CSA Resources

CSA Workshop and Webinar Materials

CSA Membership Retention Summary

Professor Ryan Galt’s research and a survey of a large former member CSA

Explaining farmer earnings and self-exploitation in CSA

Findings from Professor Ryan Galt’s CSA research

 Current and Former CSA Members in CA

Findings from Professor Ryan Galt’s CSA research

 CSA is Thriving in the Central Valley

Findings from Professor Ryan Galt’s CSA research

 CSA in Central Valley

Findings from Professor Ryan Galt’s CSA research

Counting and Mapping CSA in the US and CA

Findings from Professor Ryan Galt’s CSA research

CAFF 2016 CSA Webinar

CAFF’s Strategies and Policy Information about CSAs in CA

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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 Ryan 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

The 2015 Urgenci International CSA Conference: Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3

The Prying Mantis | Elizabeth Hendersen | April 2016

 

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 

Veggies USA video and more information about the Genessee Valley Organic CSA
Genessee Valley Organic CSA  |  January 2012

 

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