Idaho Preferred Guide to Community Supported Agriculture Producers

February 16, 2023

Community Supported Agriculture is a great way to incorporate more freshly harvested food into your diet while also learning about your local food sources and the people who produce it.

In Idaho, we are lucky to have innovative producers with creative variations that exist among Community Supported Agriculture models, including produce, protein, honey, eggs and dairy, kombucha and ciders, or plants and flowers, for example.

Here’s how it works: a CSA is a commitment between you and your area farmer. You purchase a “crop share” at the beginning of the growing season — usually late winter or early spring– and they provide you a portion of the anticipated weekly bounty at harvest season.

To find your local CSA, check out these Idaho Preferred participants who offer a wide variety of agricultural products for you to choose from.

Bruce Ranch Beef CSA

BRUCE RANCH BEEF CSA
Eagle and Pleasant Valley, Idaho
Protein

CLOUD ELEVEN MOUNTAIN FARM
Moyie Springs, Idaho
USDA Certified Organic and Certified Naturally Grown Produce

GEM STATE MUSHROOMS
Coeur D’Alene, Idaho
Mushrooms

HOMESTEADER FARMS
Wilder, Idaho
Produce

MELLIFLORA
(floral production arm of the Mellifera Farm)
Troy, Idaho
Flowers

NEW CHOICES FARMS
Emmett, Idaho
Produce

Pack River Farm Logo

PACK RIVER FARM
Sandpoint, Idaho
USDA Certified Organic Produce

Peaceful Belly Logo

PEACEFUL BELLY FARM
Caldwell, Idaho
Idaho Certified Organic Produce, Cider and Other Add-Ons

Purple Sage Farms Logo

PURPLE SAGE FARMS
Caldwell, Idaho
Idaho Certified Organic Produce, Multiple Add-Ons

SWORE FARMS
Pocatello, Idaho
Produce

Van Lith Ranch

VAN LITH RANCH
Fruitland, Idaho
Protein

VOGEL FARMS
Kuna, Idaho
Produce

Weiser River Ranch Logo

WEISER RIVER RANCH
Council, Idaho
USDA Certified Organic Protein

What’s not to love about enjoying a weekly box of freshly harvested local food that was grown, raised, or crafted in your local Idaho community?

Your purchase from local farmers and ranchers builds community resilience. Purchasing a CSA share is one of the most efficient (and certainly one of the most delicious) ways to easily and affordably support local food and agricultural producers.


Categorized: Proteins, Community Supported Agriculture, Organic, Seasonal Eating

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