community supported agriculture
Definition of community supported agriculture
: a system in which a farm is supported by local consumers who purchase prepaid shares in the farm’s output which they receive periodically throughout the growing season Community supported agriculture (CSA) programs have become increasingly popular in recent years, as people look for ways to get seasonal and sustainably grown fruits and vegetables. — Andrew Weil, Self-Healing, April 2009 —abbreviation CSA
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