Members of the Penn's Corner Farm Alliance CSA receive a share of vegetables and other farm foods that will vary in size and weight depending on the time of the season. CSA members agree to support their farmers by sharing in the inherent risks of agriculture (poor weather, drought, hail, crop failure, etc.) and the rewards (fresh, local vegetables, the bounty of a good season, and having a direct connection to your food source).
There is no guarantee on the exact amount or type of food members receive in their shares. Some weeks may be light while others are more bountiful. The value of each share is tracked in order to ensure that over the course of the season our members receive a fair return on their membership. CSA members support local farmers as well as more equitable food distribution, and help to create a more environmentally and economically sound community.
By becoming a member, you commit to pick up your share according to the schedule, and understand that if you, or someone you designate, are unable to pick up your share, there is no guarantee that you will be able to pick it up outside of the designated times. Some hosts are able to accommodate late pickups and some are not. None are required to do so. Members are not refunded for boxes that are unavailable outside of designated pick up times.
Your share can be paid in full when you sign up or you may choose the payment plan and pay $126 per month for three months. You may pay with check or credit card. If your check is not received by the payment due date your credit card will be charged. If you fall behind on your payments and have not previously made alternative arrangements with Penn's Corner, your share will be suspended until payment is received.
All CSA members are able to schedule vacation holds during the season if there is a week in which they will not be able to pick up their share. Vacation holds must be submitted by Thursday at noon for the following week. For the Winter CSA, members can either elect to donate their share, or they will receive a Farm Stand credit for $42.
All CSA members are entitled to cancel their share in the case of financial hardship, relocation or unresolved lack of satisfaction (unsatisfied customers are asked to allow Penn’s Corner to attempt to correct a problem before requesting a cancellation). A prorated refund will be issued, less a $50.00 administrative fee. Penn’s Corner requires two weeks notice to process cancellations. Cancellations must be received by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org; ATTN: CANCEL). Cancellation requests will be confirmed with an email. If you do not receive a confirmation please contact us.
Penn's Corner welcomes you and thanks you for your efforts to support local agriculture in your community.