Support your local farmer.
Join our csa.
2018 shares now available.
We are proud to be Edmonton’s longest running and only Certified Organic CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). Our CSA links consumers who want local, fresh, organically grown produce, to a local farmer. Members buy a "Share" in springtime to pay for their summer vegetables. The “Share” money is then used to purchase seeds and start another growing season at the farm. Members help the farm share the risk of farming (pestilence and weather) and the rewards of a stellar season.
Shares start early-June and run until mid-October. The start date will depend on when our crops mature and the end date is weather dependent. Once the produce is ready in our field it will be picked, washed, boxed, labelled and then transported to the CSA pick-up location on the same day. This ensures that our produce is at its FRESHEST and is full of vitamins and other nutrients.
Shares will be picked up every Tuesday from the location of your choice (either Strathcona or Westmount). At the pick-up site, sharers will select from a menu board of vegetables available that week. Each week a different variety of fresh produce will be available.
We are considering having a pick-up location in the Stadium area if the need is there. Let us know, when you contact us, if the Stadium area is where you would like to pick up.
A share feeds a family of four people or two vegetarians/vegans for a week. A typical weekly Share could include: bunched carrots and beets; potatoes; broccoli or cauliflower; kale or chard; onion or leek; lettuces; herbs (parsley, oregano, marjoram, basil, thyme); peas or beans; radish; summer squash; tomato; peppers.
There are two options for payment which can be made either by cheque or eTransfer.
Option 1: Total - $825
One Time Payment: $825 – Due March 1st ($150 non-refundable)
Option 2: Total - $850
Payment 1: $150 – Due March 1st (non-refundable)
Payment 2: $350 – Due April 1st
Payment 2: $350 – Due May 1st
Just found out about our CSA? Missed the first payment due date? No problem...just contact us and we will come up with a payment plan for you.
In addition to being able to enjoy fresh local produce and help support a local farmer, sharers will also be given the opportunity to come and help on the farm. This will allow sharers to see the farm where their produce comes from and also experience farm life for themselves.
Sparrow's Nest CSA brings Edmonton families closer together, and brings us -- the farmers -- closer to the families who directly support us. We look forward to the upcoming CSA season and hope that you will join us.