CSA 

 Member Handouts

Explore our handouts for the conscientious eater. Make food choices that benefit

the planet, improve your health, and support Kentucky farms.

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Seasonal Recipe Cards

Discover great ways to store, prep, and cook commonly grown Kentucky vegetables. Explore different cooking methods and a featured recipe on the back! Download all four below or click on the image to view and save individual cards.

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CSA Sustainability Report Card 

Curious about the impact of joining a Community Supported Agriculture program? Explore these quick facts to learn how CSA makes a difference on your health, food system and environment.

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CSA Vegetable Guide 

Looking for storage and prep tips for your weekly CSA share? Visit our CSA vegetable guide to browse our collection of vegetable cards that includes preferred methods to store, cook, and use up a lot of a specific vegetable!  

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How to be a Good CSA Member this Season

It's importan to stay healthy and safe while picking up your weekly vegetable box this season. Here is a quick list of best practices to use at CSA pick-up. Download and post at you local pick-up or share on social media to spread the word.  

CSA season is an immersion into fresh, seasonal foods. To make quick work of  preparing your fresh vegetables we recommend having a few key kitchen tools on hand. 

Keep a few kitchen staples on hand to whip up a quick meal without making an extra trip to the grocery store. Here is a list of pantry staples that make it easy to improvise a quick recipe with your CSA share. 

Pantry Staples for CSA

Favorite Kitchen Tools for CSA

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Eating with the Seasons

Want to learn more about what produce will be available each season? This postcard lists what type of fruits and vegetables you are most likely to see at the farmers market, in a CSA share, or on a local restaurant menu in Kentucky. Download this postcard for a quick reference! 

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Prepare and Store Fresh Produce

Trying to find new ways to prepare and store local produce? This postcard offers quick pro-tips on how to store, preserve, and cook and items you might find in your CSA share or at the farmers market. Download this document to waste less of the fresh produce.   

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The Organic Label 

What does the organic label mean? This handout defines the USDA organic seal and what organic farmers are required to do to maintain their certification. Download this postcard for a quick reference on the categories of organic food labeling and reason to buy from organic farms. 

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Why Organic Matters

Why organic? This postcard lists how purchasing organic foods impacts human health, the environment, and the local food system. Download this document if you are looking for quick facts to share about the positive difference organic agriculture can make! 

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What is CSA?

Eager to share all the reasons to join a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program? Use this poster as an educational resource to promote CSA in your workplace, neighborhood, or community. It highlights the impact CSA has on member's health, the environment, and the local food system. Download this to spread the word!   

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10 Reasons to Eat Organic

10 fantastic reasons to eat organic! Share these facts by printing one off and sticking it on your fridge, handing one to a friend, or including on your social media!

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10 Tips for Saving on Organic Food

Are you trying to buy organic and not break the bank? Use these tried and true tips to save money on organic foods each time you go to the grocery store. Download this handout for a quick reference about the best practices for buying organic on a budget! 

 These consumer resources were created by the Organic Association of Kentucky.