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American Printing House
Workplace CSA Program

American Printing House (APH) will offer 45 CSA vouchers to employees interested in signing up for a weekly vegetable share for the 2024 growing season! Each employee who receives a voucher can apply $200 towards a weekly produce share of their choice and conveniently pick it up at American Printing House during the 24-week main growing season starting this May.

Read below to learn more about CSA, the benefits, share offerings, and sign-up details. If you are already familiar with the APH CSA voucher program, view the partner farm bio using the link below and go directly to the farm website to sign up for a CSA share! 

What is Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)?

A local produce subscription where members receive weekly deliveries of seasonal vegetables and some fruits for 24 weeks during the main growing season (May - October).

A model of buying food that is focused on community where a participant pays in advance for a share and then becomes a important member of the farm for the whole season.

A weekly box or basket of fresh, KY Proud, and certified organic vegetables. The items in a share are harvested at their peak ripeness to maximize their flavor and quality

What are the Benefits of CSA?

  • Easy access to healthy fresh food and the opportunity to try new foods.

  • Convenience--pick up your share at work or on the way home.

  • Know your farmer that grows your food. Receive regular newsletters with useful recipes.

  • Enjoy health benefits of increasing vegetable consumption throughout the season.

  • Keep more food dollars local. 

  • 100% USDA certified organic produce. All coalition farms are certified organic. 

CSA Share Size, Pricing, & Customization

Choose a CSA share that works for your household!

Display of Small Share Items

Small Share

Display of Regular Share Items

Regular Share

Display of Abundant Share Items

Abundant Share

What to expect in a CSA share?
 
Members can look forward to a delicious diversity of produce throughout the season. Items change from week to week. Barr Farms grows over 40 different crops for their CSA and often varieties you can't access in the grocery store. Being a CSA member is a great way to try news foods and recipes. Look at the shares below to get an idea of what is harvested in different months of the CSA season.

Spring Fruit and Vegetables

Spring Share

Summer Fruit and Vegetables

Summer Share

Fall Vegetables

Fall Share

Barr Farms Share Pricing With a CSA Voucher

 Sizes:

  • Small Share:  5-9 items per week. Good for households with 1-2 people who enjoy cooking a few times a week. Best for first time CSA members.               

  • Regular Share: 6-12 items per week. Good for households with 2-4 people who enjoy cooking several times a week.

  • Abundant Share: 10- 14 items or more per week. Good for larger households with 4 or more people who enjoy cooking most nights a week.

Customization:

  • CSA members can set vegetable preferences at the beginning of the season and then receive a customized share built on those preferences.

  • Each week they can then review their customized share and make additional changes prior to pick-up.

Pricing & Payment Options:

  • Members can choose to "Pay in Full" or "Pay in Installments". If you choose the payment plan, your balance is divided into four equal payments, first payment due at signup, second payment due by May 1, third payment due by June 1, and final payment due by July 1. 

  • View the chart below for CSA share cost with and without the $200 APH CSA voucher for the   24-week main CSA season. 

CSA Pickup Location

 

Pick up your share at American Printing House every Tuesday from 2-5pm, or at a nearby community pick-up, or choose home delivery for an additional fee. 

How to participate?

  • Sign up and attend the APH CSA Program Kick-Off March 13, 2024 from 12:00-12:30pm with Barr Farms. During this Zoom meeting, participants will learn more about the CSA program, connect with Barr Farms, and learn more about their share offerings this season. 

  • Claim a CSA Voucher this MarchLook for an email after the virtual event with directions on how to express interest in a CSA voucher

  • Sign up for a CSA share: All APH employees can purchase a CSA share with Barr Farms, apply a voucher code if applicable, and pick up at APH every week of the CSA season.

  • Step-by-step instructions will be provided.   

  • Questions about the program? Contact Sarah Mulloy, Senior HR Business Partner, at smulloy@aph.org or Katie Harvey, CSA program manager at katie@oak-ky.org.

APH Partner Farm

Partner Farm 

American Printing House will be partnering with Barr Farms
to bring participants weekly vegetable shares for the 2024 growing season.
Barr Farms Family Photo

Photo Credit: Noelle Tennis Gulden

We're a seventh generation family farm in Rhodelia, KY. We raise organic produce, 100% grass-fed beef, pastured chicken and pork on our 260 acre farm.

 

We believe in healthy food, healthy people and healthy community. That's why we've chosen to farm and feed our local neighbors, including you! Everything we grow is raised with love and care to ensure the best quality and nutrition for our customers and to take care of the soil for the next seven generations.

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