CSA FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I pick up my produce?

We have drop sites in Joseph and Enterprise. We also offer deliveries to businesses that have 5 or more CSA shares.

When can I pick up my produce?

For 2017,  CSA shares will be available for pick-up on Wednesdays, 5 to 7 pm, starting June 7.

What kinds of produce will I get?

In farming, as in life, there are no guarantees, but the following table gives you an idea of when we typically harvest various crops. Some crops may only be available to traditional CSA members.

Vegetable June July August September October
Basil x x x
Beans x x
Beets x x x x
Bok Choi x x
Broccoli x x x
Cabbage x x x x
Carrots x x x x
Cauliflower x
Chard x x x x x
Cilantro x x x x x
Corn x x
Cucumbers x x
Dill x x x x
Eggplant x x x
Fennel x x
Garlic x x x
Kale x x x x x
Leeks x x
Lettuce x x x x x
Mustards x x x
Onions x x x
Parsley x x x x x
Parsnips x
Peas x x
Peppers x x
Potatoes x x
Radish x x x x x
Rutabagas x
Salad mix x x x x x
Scallions x x x x x
Spinach x x x x x
Squash, Summer x x x
Squash, Winter x
Tomatillos x
Tomatoes x x x
Turnips x x x x x

How do I sign up?

Fill out the CSA form. Then, send a check for your deposit to us at Backyard Gardens, PO Box 463, Joseph OR 97846. Please note that a $50 deposit (or payment in full, for the salad and flower shares) is required to secure your spot in the CSA.