Dear Beans and Potential Beans: It’s time to sign up for the 2015 season!  24 weeks of farm fresh produce delivered to convenient pickup locations in the greater Harrisburg area.  All produce is grown sustainably / organically.  Interested in signing up? If you’re a returning Bean – yay! I love you! – go to the […]

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katie on February 4th, 2015

CSA stands for community supported agriculture.  In its earliest inception and truest practice, members pay a proportionate share of the farm’s entire operating expenses for one year and in return receive an equivalent proportion of everything produced on the farm, and often are required to contribute work hours.  Very few CSA operations follow those guidelines […]

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katie on February 4th, 2015

Full disclosure:  I believe every word of this.  But there are also reasons not to join a CSA, so I’ve written a second post, which follows this one.  Please read them both before you make a decision about Cool Beans or any other CSA. A CSA is an excellent choice for you if you want […]

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katie on February 4th, 2015

Great marketing approach, right – trying to talk you out of joining Cool Beans? Well, I’m all about transparency here.  And honestly – I’ll sell all my shares.  At some point I will reach the maximum enrollment for the year and turn away people who are interested.  So it’s better that they’d sold to people […]

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