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Three River Farmers Alliance

‘Farm-to-Workplace’ Program 2018


What is the Three River Farmers Alliance?

Three River Farmers Alliance is a network of local farms on the Seacoast of New Hampshire working together to market, aggregate, and distribute exclusively locally-produced products.  


What is a CSA?

CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) is a direct relationship between our farms and you as a customer. CSA members make a commitment to our farm by purchasing a "share" of the harvest in advance of the growing season. This commitment provides us with the capital we need early in the year to buy seeds and supplies, and get the growing season underway. In return, members receive a weekly "share" of the farm's harvest -- fresh, in-season, high quality, organic vegetables grown and harvested on our farms.


Why CSA?

Member Benefits include...


What is the ‘Farm-to-Workplace’ Program?

This multi-farm CSA minimizes the risks to producers and members by gathering produce from several local farms, which increases the variety, and assures that there will be plenty of produce every week throughout the season. This new kind of CSA model supports more than one local farm and provides a greater variety of fresh fruits and vegetables.

The best part of it all? It is delivered FRESH right to your workplace. Each week, 3RFA will deliver pre-portioned shares to you and all of your co-workers to take home. Along with the shares, 3RFA provides a weekly information packet to all members, that includes: a list of the weekly bounty, suggested recipes, cooking tips, storage information, and nutritional facts related to the produce in your share.


What are the requirements?

In order to make a delivery trip, we ask that you have 20 members signed up at your location. Please contact Erin Norton, erin@threeriverfa.com for marketing materials and flyers to recruit your members. If you are in a central location, you are welcome to have off-site members pick up at your location. Once we drop off the pre-portioned shares at your location, you are responsible for all shares. We will compensate with one free share to the member who coordinates logistics and pickups.

When?

Our  2018 summer CSA season runs from July 11th, 2018  until October 10th, 201- 14 weeks of delivery.  

At- A- Glance:

 

At least 20 CSA shares delivered right to your workplace!

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    10-20% off marketplace value!

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    MULTI- farm program provides the greatest variety!

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    Know where your food comes from!

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    “Coordinator” compensated with a free share

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    Supply your employees with the GOOD FOOD they need for a healthy 2018!


    FRUIT/VEGETABLE SHARES: $500/$325

    Sourced from multiple local farms with sustainable growing practices: Heron Pond Farm, Stout Oak Farm, Meadow’s Mirth, Tuckaway Farm, Brandmoore Farm, Queen’s Greens, Cider Hill Farm, Willoughby Farm, and Short Creek Farm.

    $325 “Little River” Share: suggested for 1-2 people

    $500 “Big River” Share: suggested for 3-4 people


    LOCAL MEAT SHARE: $250

    3RFA offers an a-la-carte menu of humanely raised meats from Kellie Brook Farm, Bodwell Family Farm, Hackmatack Farm, and Short Creek Farm-products include; chicken, turkey, pork, beef, and bison, and charcuteries. Their animals are not fed growth stimulants, hormones, antibiotics or animal by products. Available by pre-order each week; all meats will be delivered frozen (with exception of charcuteries) to a cooler for pick-up.


    ARTISANAL CHEESE SHARE: $275

    Members will receive approximately one pound of handmade, pre-selected cheese, based on availability.  Sourced from the best cheesemakers in the area:

    Bell and Goose Cheese - South Hampton, NH (cow’s milk from Bodwell Family Farm)

    Wolf Meadow Farm - Amesbury, MA (cow’s milk from Artichoke Dairy: authentic Italian)

    Flying Goat Farm - Acton, ME (their own goat milk)

    Contoocook Creamery- Contoocook, NH (their own cow’s milk)


    NEW! FLOWER SUBSCRIPTION: $125/$250

    Fruition Flowers is offering "shares" of the beauty they grow, so that you or someone you love may have a weekly bouquet of the freshest flowers, grown right here in New Hampshire.  We are offering spring, whole, or half shares allowing the shareholder to pick up a bouquet either weekly or every other week.

     

     

      

    2018 Pickup Location at the Throwback Brewery !