A dozen local farms have been providing Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) subscriptions to individuals and families for years. For the 14th year, the Urban Ecology Center is hosting its Local Farmer Open House to connect individuals and companies with local farmers to create CSA partnerships for home and work. The event is free and open to the public.
WHAT: 14th Annual Local Farmer Open House
WHERE: Urban Ecology Center – Riverside Park
1500 E. Park Place, two blocks east of Oakland, Milwaukee
parking available in lot just southwest of UEC
WHEN: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, Saturday, March 12
WHO: Individuals and families exploring CSA options
Debra Jo Becker & Steve Young, Rare Earth Farm
Kelly Kiefer & Jeff Schreiber, Three Sisters Community Farm
Jamie Ferschinger, Urban Ecology Center
Many local farmers who have been providing CSA subscriptions to individuals and families are seeing an increase in employers establishing CSA programs as part of their employee wellness programs. The Urban Ecology Center is dedicated to promoting community by offering resources that support environmentally responsible behaviors.