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CSA Resources for Farmers

This section provides information for farmers who currently run CSA farms, or those who are interested in starting a CSA farm.

FARMERS - click HERE to ADD/UPDATE your CSA.

 

So you Want to become a CSA Farmer!
This document is a good primer that gives many online resources for first time CSA farmers
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Eight Tips from the Experts
Although written in 1997, this document has many good suggestions from other CSA farmers and still has very valid information.

CSA Training Manual (in zipped format - 2.7 mb in size)
This training manual was created in the USA however it is full of great tips and explanations regarding CSA farming.

Community Supported Agriculture Farms: Management and Income
This American document gives a brief description of managing CSA farms as a result from a survey done in 1999.

Health Protection and Promotion Act
This document gives the laws surrounding the handling of food.

 

 


SUPERHEROES FOR THE GREATER GREEN
ARE YOU ONE?

Do you know of any crafty cape-crusaders who are putting their superhero skills to work towards the greater “green”? Maybe that describes you? To Earth Day Canada they are Hometown Heroes working to support a healthier environment!

Earth Day Canada wants your nominations for the 2012 Hometown Heroes Award Program. The deadline for nominations is March 30, 2012.

The Hometown Heroes Award Program recognizes everyday heroes for their extraordinary superpowers in creating greener communities across Canada with three awards:

  • Individual Award—a $10 000 cash-prize to donate to a local environmental group/cause of their choice
  • Group Award—a $10 000 cash-prize to support their environmental work
  • Small Business Award—permission to use the Award and the Earth Day Canada logo for one year to market and promote the business and/or an approved product.

For more information on the Hometown Heroes Award Program and to download the nomination packages, please visit at earthday.ca/hometown.

Have questions? You can reach Hometown Heroes Lead, Stephanee Passant, by e-mail at or by telephone at 1-888-283-2784 (in Toronto 416-599-1991) ext. 114.

 


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