Local Farm Shares at BU

Supporting local, sustainable agriculture by connecting the university community with New England farmers and producers is part of the mission of BU Dining Services. They are partnering with Ward’s Berry Farm in Sharon, MA to provide the BU community with the opportunity to order a weekly farmshare/community supported agriculture (CSA) box.

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Ward’s Berry Farm Farmshare

The Ward’s Berry Farm Farmshare is a great opportunity to purchase a subscription or CSA from a local farm with convenient pick-up on campus.  Each week’s box is a variety pack of seasonal fruits and vegetables picked the same day.

There are 3 options for you to choose from:

Whole season full share (feeds 4 people) every Thursday from 6/14/12 thru 10/25/12

One box/week, $390

Half season full share (feeds 4 people) every Thursday from 9/6/12 thru 10/25/12

One box/week, $160

Week by week box (feeds 4 people) Order by Tuesday for Thursday delivery.

$22/box/week

To reserve your share, please contact Ward’s Berry Farm at buboxes@aol.com

This is a fantastic way to get in your servings of fruits and vegetables! Not only are you supporting a local farm, but you are loading your plate with wonderful tasting and nutritious food, that is very sustainable! That’s a great Sargent Choice!

This week’s box included:

— 1 quart Strawberries
— 1 bunch Arugula
— 1 bunch Red Beets
— 2 heads Lettuce
— 1 bunch Radishes
— 1 bunch Spring Onions
— 1 bunch Carrots

Be sure not to miss out next week by signing up today!

Do you shop at Farmer’s Markets or get a Farm Share?


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