Workplace CSA Program
CVG Airport is offering 20 CSA vouchers to employees interested in signing up for a weekly vegetable share as a part of a pilot program for the 2023 growing season. Each employee that receives a voucher will be able to apply $200 towards a weekly farm share and conveniently pick it up at CVG Airport each week starting in May.
To learn more about CSA and the benefits, pricing, and sign-up details read below. If you are already familiar with the CVG workplace program view the partner farm bio with the link below and head directly to their website to sign up for a share!
What is Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)?
A local produce subscription where members receive weekly deliveries of seasonal vegetables and some fruits for 20-22 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 and will often store longer and have more flavor than other produce.
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 and useful recipes.
Reap the 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!
Mini 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.
Robust Share: 10- 14 items or more per week. Good for larger households with 4 or more people who enjoy cooking most nights a week.
Each week members can swap out vegetable items and swap in other vegetable items, add on additional farm items, and pause share on vacation and use credit in future weeks.
Pricing & Payment Details:
All employees can choose to pay for farm shares using payroll deduction or pay the farm directly.
CVG Airport payroll deduction: Participants will be directed to indicate this payment plan preference at sign-up. For this option no payment needs to be made with the farm.
Farm payment plan: Members can also opt to pay the farm directly and choose to pay in full at sign-up or pay a $200 deposit and make arrangements with the farm to split up the remaining balance into monthly installments using check or card.
View the chart below for cost with and without the $200 CSA voucher.
What to expect in a CSA?
Members can look forward to a delicious diversity of produce throughout the season. Items change from week to week and are great way to try news foods and recipes. View the CSA shares below to get an idea of the wide variety of produce you can expect throughout the season.
CSA Pick-Up Location
Pick up your share at CVG Airport every Wednesday starting at 11am or choose a nearby pick-up or home delivery for additional fee.
How to Participate?
Enter the CSA voucher lottery Feb. 15th - 22nd: Employees will have until Wednesday February 22nd at 5pm to express interest.
Sign up for a CSA share from Feb. 23rd - Mar.10th: CVG voucher winners will be notified by February 23rd. All employees can sign up for a CSA share during this sign-up period and choose CVG Airport payroll deduction and apply their voucher if applicable.
View step by step CSA sign instructions here.
CVG Airport will be partnering with Elmwood Stock Farm to bring participants
weekly vegetable shares for the 2023 growing season.
Elmwood Stock Farm is a sixth-generation family farm situated on 550 acres just outside Georgetown, Kentucky. USDA certified organic since 2000, Elmwood Stock Farm produces wholesome vegetables, fruits, pantry items, pasture-raised eggs, poultry and pork, and grass-fed, grass-finished beef and lamb.
Mac and Ann Stone, Ann’s brother, John Bell, and a great support team produce healthy and delicious weekly CSA Farm Shares. CSA shareholders benefit from Elmwood Stock Farm’s many years of growing for CSA, from a well-planned weekly share to the opportunity to swap and add items and the ability to skip a week for vacation from your secure online account. Have your vegetable, meat or egg share delivered to your home, or choose to pick up from more than a dozen community locations.