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Thursday, 08 June 2017
GUIDON staff

The Farmers’ Market at Fort Leonard Wood is now providing community members with the opportunity to purchase community supported agriculture shares on the weeks opposite of regular markets.

According to Samantha Kramer, market manager, this is the first CSA available at any military installation in the country.

“This will give community members the opportunity to pick up fresh food four times a month instead of two,” Kramer said.

“Each CSA share includes locally produced and grown food from your market vendors and other area farmers.”
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The Farmers’ Market at Fort Leonard Wood provides community members with the opportunity to purchase locally-produced food every other Friday in the Fort Leonard Wood Commissary parking lot. Now, community supported agriculture shares, featuring goods from market vendors and other local producers, can be ordered and picked up at the same location on opposite Fridays. Courtesy photo

The cost of the CSA inaugural share is $55 and the next one is scheduled to be delivered to the Fort Leonard Wood Commissary parking lot between 3 and 6 p.m. Friday.

Each delivery will include a different variety of fresh goods. This week’s share will include a pound of grass-fed beef, a pound of pastured bacon, a pound of grass-fed beef brats, a pound of green beans, two cucumbers, a half-pound of spinach, a pint of strawberries, two pounds of potatoes, goat cheese, homemade tortillas, salted-caramel pecan brittle and  a reusable “It’s All Good in the Wood” market bag, screen-printed locally at the Pulaski County Sheltered Workshop.

To purchase a CSA share, visit www.flwfarmersmarket.com/order-your-csa-share.

For June, shares are scheduled to be delivered from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday and June 23. Regular markets are scheduled for the same time June 16 and 30 with the season extending through October.

For more information, visit www.flwfarmersmarket.com. 
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