5 Not So Obvious Reasons You Should Join Our CSA

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1) It Frees Up Your Brain and Simplifies Your Life

While joining our CSA limits your choice, behavioral economist and Swarthmore professor, Barry Schwartz explains why that’s not a bad thing. The author of The Paradox of Choice, has studied option overload in American culture and concluded that people are happier when they have limited choice. With 3 meals a day your faced with over 1000 meal choices every year. A CSA is a chance to not think about what’s for dinner. You pick up your share and work backward from there. It takes one decision off your plate and replaces it with a simple and healthy no-brainer.

2) You Have a Picky Eater in the House

Eating habits are learned. Introducing a variety of colorful and flavorful vegetable options to your young (or not so young) eaters expand their palettes and preferences. Continue reading

A New Reality

The day we knew we we’re expecting everything changed…not really in that moment, but looking back over this past year a lot has changed for us. We have moved our lives north 8 miles to Downingtown, bringing a new beginning for our farm business and our family. With Amy back to teaching Bob’s new reality blends small farm hustle with a stay-at–home-dad sensibility. Summertime will bring a new role for Amy, giving Bob time to make the most of his growing season. This life dynamic has so much potential for personal satisfaction, if we can remind ourselves that each day is a gift and that journey is the reward. With this in mind we will be retooling our farm model to focus more on our CSA.

Stay in touch cause a lot can happen in a season!

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Our radish has arrived!

Down to Earth Harvest recently welcomed a new member to the family, Ruth (“Ruthie”) Jolynn Todd.  We have been enjoying every minute with our new bundle of joy.  Many have asked for photos, so please enjoy!

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Our Future Farm!

Hello folks!  We have lots of exciting stuff popping up this spring, but we want to introduce our future home for Down to Earth Harvest.  We recently purchased land south of Downingtown, PA and will slowly be transitioning to the new property, with hopes to be there next season.  Take a look at some of the photos to see what we got ourselves into.  Kennett friends and neighbors, don’t worry, we will continue to include you in our future plans.  Please be sure to share this information with your Dowingtown area friends, as we try and establish ourselves in our new home.  Thank you all for your continued support!

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Join our CSA!

Farm shares grown and gathered by Down to Earth Harvest from our fields and other area farms and orchards.

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We offer flexible and customizable subscriptions local produce with options for add-ons and opt-outs to cater to your lifestyle and appetite. Our online market will arrive in your inbox each Tuesday with a list of offerings for the week. From there you can edit, add-on or opt out for that week. If you do nothing you will receive our seasonal favorites. Decision simplified. If you can’t make a pick up or just need to sit out a week, you’re able to ‘bank’ your share for use at another time through our online platform with no penalty.

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