Local Farmer Open House - March 11, 2017 - 11am to 3pm - Free

at the Urban Ecology Center,
in Riverside Park-1500 E. Park Pl,
Milwaukee, WI 53211 - 414-964-8505

Now is a good time to consider joining a CSA farm. Purchase a share in a Community Supported Agriculture farm, and you’ll get a box of fresh produce and more each week (or every other week) from around June to November. Shares come in different sizes and many farms offer extras such as eggs and meat as well as payment plans.

Your connection to Community Supported Agricluture (CSA) Farmers

This event is your a once-a-year opportunity to talk with local farmers, hear about their growing practices, and learn about their Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) subscription options.

Sign up to get local deliveries of boxes of farm-fresh healthful produce and more.

Explore the benefits of convenient Workplace CSA deliveries.

Buy lunch from Milwaukee Localicious

Visit the Resource Table.

Take a short workshop:

CSA Basics
11:30 am or 1:00 pm

Jamie Ferschinger, of the Urban Ecology Center, will explain how Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) works and how to select the farm subscription that's right for you. Learn how to start a Workplace CSA.

Cooking From Your CSA Box
12:00 pm or 12:45 pm

Annie Wegner LeFort of the Mindful Palate, will share how to efficiently use the contents of a weekly CSA box to prepare quick healthy meals. Recipes, tips and resources for cooking seasonally from scratch will be provided.

PopUp MuseumShare your stories and photos of family farms, neighborhood vegetable gardens and your CSA at the Milwaukee Public Museum Pop-Up Museum.