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
Laura Brennan of County Lines Magazine published a wonderful article in the August edition, highlighting Down to Earth Harvest. Make sure to check it out.
Farm shares grown and gathered by Down to Earth Harvest from our fields and other area farms and orchards.
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.
I’m excited to welcome Amy as our CSA manager and farm correspondent. Amy has been an ardent farm supporter and avid greens eater since our farms inception. Down to Earth Harvest is looking forward to her vibrance and enthusiasm as she brings flavor and color to our seasons.