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Community Supported Agriculture – A Farmer’s Perspective

September 13, 2021 Florida Certified Organic Growers & Consumers, INC.
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Community Supported Agriculture – A Farmer’s Perspective
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Show Notes

Community supported agriculture is one model through which producers and consumers can be more connected. We sat down with Rick Martinez, Founder of Sweetwater Organic Farm, which is thought to be the first CSA in Florida, to talk about his experience with this food systems model. 

In this episode, hear about: 

- The history of the CSA model at Sweetwater Organic Farm 

- Challenges faced while running the CSA 

- Benefits to the community and producers 

- Tips for sustaining CSAs into the future 


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