Workplace CSA Program
Krauss Maffei Corporation is offering CSA vouchers to employees interested in signing up for a weekly share of vegetables during the 2023 growing season. Each employee that participates will be able to apply a $200 CSA voucher towards the cost of a weekly vegetable share with Elmwood Stock Farm.
To learn more about CSA, the benefits, offerings, and sign-up details read below. If you are already familiar with the Krauss-Maffei CSA voucher program view the partner farm bio with 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 20 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, updates, and useful recipes.
Enjoy health benefits of increasing vegetable consumption and eating out less frequently.
Keep more food dollars local.
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 Krauss Maffei payroll deduction or pay the farm directly.
Krauss Maffei 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 arrangement 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 for the 20-week season.
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 each week on Wednesdays from 4-5pm at Krauss-Maffei Corporation (tentatively if 10 or more people express interest) OR choose a nearby community pick-up or home delivery for additional fee.
How to Participate?
Attend the CSA Kick-Off Tabling Event on Wednesday March 1st: Talk with program reps to learn more about CSA, how to claim a voucher, and perks of Elmwood Stock Farm's CSA membership.
Claim a CSA Voucher starting Feb. 22nd through Mar. 15th: Employees will have until Friday March 10th to claim and use a CSA voucher. \
Sign up for a CSA share: Krauss-Maffei employees will be able to use their voucher towards any size produce CSA share with Elmwood Stock Farm.
View step-by-step CSA signup instructions here.
Questions about the program? Contact Monica Arnold, Krauss-Maffei Comp and Benefits Specialist at firstname.lastname@example.org or Katie Harvey, CSA program coordinator at email@example.com.
Krauss-Maffei Corporation 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.