Thank you for your interest in Orchardside Farm’s Community Supported Agriculture Program (CSA).
We are now beginning our 2023 CSA sign ups! Pick up options available in Cranbury, Highland Park and Brick Township.
Please read below to find out what the benefits of a CSA are, how it works, and how to sign up for our farm’s program. You can also check our facebook or instagram to reference photos of weekly shares.
Here are just a few of the benefits of joining our CSA:
- You will know exactly where your food is coming from.
- You will be getting seasonal, ultra-fresh, local produce.
- We take the work out of your weekly grocery trip by providing an excellent variety of vegetables.
- Time saving! No more perusing the grocery store aisles.
- Everything in your box is grown using organic practices, making it safer and more nutritious.
- Cost effective. Our Full Share feeds 4-6 people and breaks down to about $38/week.
- You will be supporting a local farm and small business.
- A CSA allows communities to be more connected to the food they eat.
Full Share Sample Photos:
How it works:
If you choose to sign up for our CSA, you will be getting a box of fresh produce each week. It will include an incredible assortment of nutritious veggies grown using organic practices, allowing you and your family to sample only the best of New Jersey’s seasonal ingredients and sample a wide variety of vegetables.
Vegetables and herbs you can expect to see in your box will include zucchini, butternut squash, kabocha squash, cinnamon girl pie pumpkin, delicata squash, green beans, soybeans, microgreens, onions, scallions, spinach, red French spinach, fingerling potatoes, red potatoes, yukon gold potatoes, sweet potatoes, celery, artichokes, Japanese eggplant, yellow, green & red bell peppers, jalapeno peppers, shishito peppers, carrots, heirloom tomatoes (black krim, pink brandywine, yellow brandywine) cherry tomatoes, plum tomatoes, sweet corn, red Russian kale, curly kale, arugula, five types of lettuce (lettuce mix available year round!), french breakfast radish, pink beauty radish, watermelon radish, red and gold beets, bok choy, broccoli, cauliflower, cucumbers, swiss chard, watermelon, melon, strawberries, patty pan squash, yellow squash, leeks, cabbage, cilantro, thyme, rosemary, and basil.
Pricing & Pickup Options
The CSA season lasts for 20 weeks and spans June through October.
Pricing options are as follows:
- Half Share Pickup $400
- Full Share Pickup $750
- Half Share Delivery $500
- Full Share Delivery $850
Pickup Options: Pickups at the farm will be on Tuesdays or Saturdays from 9:00am to 4:00pm and will be self-serve. Your box will have your name on it and will be available in a refrigerator located outside our barn.
Fridays @ Highland Park Farmers Market from 11am -5:30pm. We will have your share set aside for you to pick up.
Saturdays @ Brick Township Farmers | Pick up starts 5/20! Market from 8:30am-1:30pm. We will have your share set aside for you to pick up.
Sundays @ Duke Farms Market from 10am-1pm. We will have your share set aside for you to pick up.
Delivery Options: For an additional $100, we offer a delivery option for those living within 5 miles of our farm. Deliveries will be on Tuesdays.
Terms & Conditions
** Please note that by subscribing to any CSA, you understand that there are risk factors outside of the farmer’s control. Weather and pests can cause problems throughout the season. We plant a large variety of items and we use organic practices to try to mitigate these risks but in signing up for a weekly box, you as the consumer, along with the other crop sharers, assume part of that risk alongside of us. If one week happens to be lighter due to any of these factors, we will try to make up for it another week. By filling out the form below, you are agreeing to these terms and you understand that your payment is nonrefundable.**
**All payments must be received by May 1, 2023.**
**If you are unable to receive delivery or pickup on a specific week, please call us at 609-664-0270 to discuss your options.**
If you are paying by check, please mail the subscription form along with your check to:
51 Orchardside Drive
Cranbury, NJ 08512