CSA members buy a “share” of the farm’s production for a season. Shareholders receive a portion of the harvest as the season progresses. It can be a great way to connect with and support local farms and farmers!
In order to maintain the health and safety of you and our staff, we have made some changes to this season’s CSA pickup process.
Here’s How It Works:
Weekly share pickups will begin the week of June 24, 2020. Pickups are held on Wednesdays and Fridays weekly, from 1-6pm.
When you arrive, a Campground Office staff member will meet you at your car. Please remain in your car at all times. Please either roll your window down with the glass remaining above your nose and mouth, or be wearing a mask when speaking with the WNC staff member. You will be asked your name, and whether you are there to pick up a Fruit & Veggie or a Meat CSA share (or both). The staff member will retrieve your share, and place it into the trunk of your car. All CSA shares will be pre-packaged; please do not bring your own bag.
Monthly Meat shares are available starting on the 10th of each month from June through October, beginning Wednesday, June 10th. Please pick up your monthly share within one week, by the 17th of each month.
If you purchased both a Vegetable and Meat CSA, we recommend planning your monthly meat pickup to align with your scheduled Vegetable pickup day.
Yes, absolutely! You are welcome to purchase the Vegetable or Meat CSA, or both. If you would like eggs, you can purchase in our Farm Store during your share pickup.
The CSA model is meant to alleviate start-up costs for the farmer at the beginning of the growing season. Paying up front helps offset these costs for the farmers while providing you with the first selection of our quality products. Therefore, payments are received in full when signing up for your CSA share.
134 Burnett Road, Freeport, ME 04032
CSA shares will be picked up at the Campground Office at 134 Burnett Road, located adjacent to the Farm Café on the northern part of our campus. From downtown Freeport, turn on to Bow Street, across from LL Bean. Bow Street turns into Flying Point Road. After approximately five miles, turn right onto Lower Flying Point Road, and then another right onto Burnett Road, marked by a Wolfe’s Neck Center sign. You will pass the red Dairy Facility on your right before you approach the Campground Office. Please park in the two designated parking spaces marked “CSA Only”.
All CSA shares will be pre-packaged; please do not bring your own bag.
No, we will not be making any substitutions to CSA shares.
We will make exceptions for any religious needs for the Meat CSA.
Sorry, this will not be possible. You are welcome to transfer your share to a neighbor, family member, or friend for the week that you are gone.
Fear not! Any products in short supply will be set aside for CSA members only. Our farmers restock Farm Store produce daily.
If there are additional items you’d like to purchase from the Farm Store, you must do so prior to your visit through our online system. When you arrive at the Campground Office, you can then pick up your store order in addition to your CSA share.
No problem! Send us an email so we know which neighbor, family member or friend is picking up your share.
Please email us and we will coordinate your pick up.
Members can expect to receive $26 worth of produce every week. For some members, $26 worth of produce a week is only enough to supplement the vegetables their family needs to eat on a weekly basis. Some of our members decide to buy 2 shares in order to feed a larger family.
Each month you will receive a 15 lb. selection of meat (chicken, beef, and pork) based on our inventory.
Our meat is raised organically, however it is not certified organic by the USDA.
The livestock at Wolfe’s Neck Center are raised in a low stress, organic manner. They are given the best treatment and closely monitored everyday to ensure everyone is healthy and happy.
During the late spring, summer, and early fall the livestock are intensively rotated through our pastures where they enjoy luscious green forage. They are also given a high quality organic grain. During the winter the animals are fed high quality, organic hay and baleage bales along with the organic grain.
Our meat is processed at three local processors:
Contactless curbside pickup for online Farm Store orders!