Northeast Ohio CSAs

Community-Supported Agriculture

A sure sign of spring is that community-supported agriculture (CSA) sign-ups have started. Want to find the CSA program that’s right for you? Why not start with this list of a few CSAs in the region.

Cuyahoga County

Central Roots

Contact: Sarah Sampsell

centralrootsfarm@gmail.com,

330.283.5717

May 30-November 22

Price: $594 (26 weeks)

Pickup at the farm at W. 24th Street and Bridge Avenue in Ohio City and the Ohio City Farm.

 

Clevelandcrops

Clevelandcrops.org/collections/csa

Contact: Rich Hoban

216.736.4570

June 15-late October (20 weeks)

Price: $320-$540

Pickup locations include downtown Cleveland, Parma and Lakewood, with more to be added.

Run by the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities, produce is grown on sustainable urban farms that support people with disabilities. Includes some value-added products.

 

Fresh Fork Market

FreshForkMarket.com

info@freshforkmarket.com,

800.861.8582

Summer season: first week of June-October (22 weeks). Winter season November-May.

Price: $550 to $1,500.

More than 30 pickup locations throughout Northeast Ohio, including Cuyahoga, Summit, Lake, and Lorain counties.

Omnivore, vegetarian and vegan options available.

 

Grace Brothers CSA

GraceBrothers@sbcglobal.net,

216.513.3262, 440.237.2577

Summer season: June 5 – October 30

$225-$884

Pick ups in Cleveland (west side) and North Royalton.

Large variety of fruit and vegetables, pasture-raised poultry, free-range eggs, hormone-free dairy products, and options for sunflower oil, maple syrup, dried herbs, bread, etc.

 

Maggie’s Farm

MaggiesFarmCle.org

Contact: Diane Morgan

huntress58@att.net, 216.324.5036

June 4–November 24

Price: $750

Pickup locations at Lakewood Library main branch, and farm stand at 3164 W. 61st Street.

Vegan, gluten-free and nut-free options available.

 

Refugee Response At Ohio City Farm

RefugeeResponse.org

Contact: Maggie Fitzpatrick

maggie@refugeeresponse.org,

216.407-7596

Two ten-week seasons: June–August and September–November.

Price: Full share per season $350/$35 per week, half share $200/$20 per week.

Pickup locations at Ohio City Farm and Gilmour Academy in Gates Mills.

 

Rid–All Green Partnership

RidallCorporation.com

Contact: Keymah Durden

keymah777@aol.com, 216.253.7391

All year round

Price: Monthly memberships $25–$50, annual memberships $1,000-$2,000

Pickup location at the farm, 8129 Otter Road in Cleveland.

Rising Harvest Farms

RisingHarvestFarms.org

Contact: Michael Bartunek

Michael.Bartunek@risingharvestfarms.org, 216.965.8957

June 4-October 31 (22 weeks)

Price $570-$1,140 per season

Pickup at the farm: 4103 Memphis Road, Old Brooklyn. All shares are vegetarian friendly. Credit cards OK.

 

Sow Food

SowFood.com

Contact: Brian Doyle

info@sowfood.com, 440.622.5071

All year round.

Price: $105 per week. Minimum order one month, three meals for two people per week.

Pickup locations at Café Avalaun, 4640 Richmond Road, Unit 200, Warrensville Heights, Earth Fair in Fairview Park, Heinen’s in Strongsville and Willoughby, and the Beachland Ballroom.

This CSA delivers only prepared meals made primarily from locally produced ingredients.

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GEAUGA COUNTY

Geauga Family Farms

GeaugaFamilyFarms.org

Contact: Laura Dobson

LDobson@geaugafamilyfarms.org,

440.478.9849

Mid-June–October (20 weeks)

Prices: $300 to $750 (three sizes). $50 discount for picking up at Middlefield farm

More than 20 pickup locations in Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, and Summit counties, including at the farm in Middlefield. See website for specific locations.

Food comes from ten certified-organic family farms.

 

Maple Star Farm

MapleStarFarm.com

Contact: Jack and Dawn Trethewey

Jake@maplestarfarm.com,

440.543.4459

Early June-late October (20 weeks).

Small late-fall CSA.

Price: $450

Pickup at the farm in Auburn Township. This is a certified-organic, family-run farm.

 

Rock Valley Run Farm & Greenhouse

 

RockValleyRun.VPWeb.com

Contact: Kathy Franks

buyprovigilmodafinil.com,

440.669.4013

Early June–October 1 (18 weeks)

Price: $450

Pickup at the farm, 16989 Valley Road, Auburn Township

This farm uses no GMO seeds and everything is grown to organic standards.

 

Sirna’s Farm & Market

SirnasFarm.com

sirnacsa@gmail.com, 440.834.0696

June-early September (12 weeks)

Price: $300-$450. Discounts available, pricing may vary

Pickup at multiple sites around northeast Ohio and at farm at 19009 Ravenna Road in Auburn.

Additional products available, including dairy, eggs, meat, and honey.

 

HURON COUNTY

Murray Hill Farm

MurrayHillFarm.com

murrayhillfarm@gmail.com,

419.929.5157

Late May-late October (20 weeks)

Prices: $425-$1,345

Pickup at the farm at 5761 Ferry Road in Wakeman, at the Lakewood Screw Factory, at the Oberlin Library parking lot, and at Friendship Church in North Olmsted.

Less expensive shares are vegetable only, more expensive shares include meat and eggs. Monthly winter box also available from November-May. Farm accepts credit cards.

 

Mulberry Creek Herb Farm

Mulberrycreek.com

Contact: Karen Langan

mulberrycreek@yahoo.com,

419.433.6126

Three eight-week seasons starting in June, August, and October.

Prices: $200

Pickup at the farm at 3312 Bogart Road in Huron.

Deadline to sign up for each session is one month prior. Mulberry Creek is a certified organic farm.

 

LAKE COUNTY

Rainbow Farms

RainbowFarmsOnline.com

Contact: Larry or Tina

lkrainbowfarms@homail.com, 440.259.4924

June–September (16 weeks), October–December (12 weeks)

Price: $240-$480, fall CSA,

$270

Pickup locations include Case Western Reserve University, Richmond Heights Hospital, Parker Hannifi n, Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, and farmers markets in Willoughby and Shaker Heights, with additional locations to be added. Other locations can be added for minimum 10-20 pickups depending on distance.

All food grown at the farm; farm grows over 200 vegetable and fruit varieties.

 

LORAIN COUNTY

City Fresh

CityFresh.org

Contact: Nick Swetye

Nick.Swetye@cityfresh.org,

440.221.4027

June–October (20 weeks)

Price: $9-$28/week

Fifteen pickup locations in Cuyahoga and Lorain counties (see website for map and details). EBT accepted.

 

MEDINA COUNTY

Baker’s Fresh Produce And Honey

BakersProduce.com

Contact: Donna Baker

info@bakersproduce.com,

330.336.7932

May 27–September 26 (18 weeks)

Price: $550 for the season

Pickup at the farm at 8927 River Styx Road in Wadsworth

 

Bindel Farms

BindelFarms.com

bindelfarm@yahoo.com,

330.648.2310

June-end of December monthly

Starts at $340

Pickup at the farm at 6736 River Corners Road in Spencer.

Shares consist of pastureraised meat and eggs from free-range chickens. Organically grown vegetables also available for sale.

 

Morningside Farm

Morningside-Farm.com

Contact: George Remington

george@rempro.net,

216.406.6621

June 10–October 21 (20 weeks)

Price: $600

Pickup at the farm Wednesdays 4-6pm, 1075 State Rd. in Hinckley.

Morningside Farm is a certificated organic farm.

 

Plum Creek Farm

Contact: Amie Sprinkle

plumcreekfarm@zoominternet.net,

330.483.0222

May 31–November 24 (18 weeks)

Price: Deposit of $150 upon signing up and four additional payments of $250

Pickup at the farm at 66 Station Road in Valley City.

 

PORTAGE COUNTY

Birdsong Farm

Birdsongfarmohio.com

Contact: Matt Herbruck

matt@birdsongfarmohio.com, 330.527.2653

May 17-late October (21 weeks), seven-week November-December season

Price: $375-$585. Late season $115

Pickup at the farm at 11316 Wheeler Road, Garrettsville, at the Haymaker Market in Kent, at the Chagrin Falls Farmers Market, and at Christ Episcopal Church in Hudson.

Birdsong is a certified organic farm.

 

Rootstown Organic Farm

Rootstown-Organic-Farm.com

Contact: Bill Pennell

330.325.7016

Spring CSA in April–May (8 weeks) with greens only; Summer CSA June-October with a wider variety of produce

Price: shares start at $20/week

Pickup locations at the farm at 3847 New Milford Road in Rootstown or Haymaker’s Market in Kent.

 

SUMMIT COUNTY

Crown Point Ecology Center

Crownpt.org

Contact: farm manager

Andrea Heim

farm@crownpt.org,

330.668.8992

June–October (20 weeks), fall-winter season, four pick-ups in November & December

Price: $315-$595.

Pickup at the farm, 3220 Ira Road in Bath.

 

Greenfield Berry Farm

Contact: Daniel Greenfield

greenfieldberryfarm@hotmail.com, 330.657.2924, 330.322.4626

Four-week spring season starts early May, 18 week season starts early June, four-week fall season starts end of October.

Price: Seasonal shares from $135-$590.

Pickup at the farm, 2485 Major Road in Peninsula.

 

Neitenbach Farms

Contact: Pamela and AJ Neitenbach

neitenbachfarm@earthlink.net, 330.321.9026

June–October (14 weeks)

Price: $300-$500

Pickup at the farm, 3077 Akron Peninsula Road in Akron.

 

WAYNE COUNTY

Farm Roots Connection

FarmRootsConnection.com

Contact: Monica

monica@farmrootsconnection.com,

330.465.1399

May 5-October 20 (25 weeks); you can pre-pick your own schedule of weeks with a minimum of 12 weeks

Price: $30 a week, $34 with eggs

Pickup at Local Roots Market & Café, 140 South Walnut Street in Wooster

A collective of small, sustainable, nonchemical farmers.

 

Muddy Fork Farm

MuddyForkFarm.com

muddyforkfarm@gmail.com,

330.465.1399

April/May/June (12 weeks)

Price: $30/week

Pickup at Shaker Square during the North Union Farmers Market