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Looking ahead to Summer

March 25, 2024

Tucson CSA Summer Break – June 23rd – July 13th – 3 weeks of NO CSA pick-ups It might seem strange to think about summer when it is chilly and rainy for these few days – the last of winter, or just a proper spring?! – but that is exactly what our farmers need to… Read more »

Mushrooms for Health

March 11, 2024

Have you heard just how amazing mushrooms can be for our health? Functional mushrooms, as they are being called now, have been used for centuries by people to contribute to a healthy system, but more recently increasing amounts of scientific research are showing all the amazing ways that mushrooms (a fungus!) help us reach our… Read more »

Tucson CSA celebrates 20 Years!

February 5, 2024

Help us celebrate Tucson CSA’s 20 year anniversary (!) the week of February 13 & 14 during regular pick-up hours. Whether you just recently joined, have been a member for years, or are one of our “originals” for most of the past 20 years, we invite you linger during your pick-up to enjoy some light… Read more »

Holiday Pop-Up Market: Dec. 12 & 13

December 4, 2023

More CSA members will be joining us for our second and final pop-up this week. Weaver Younghands makes Sonoran ecology-themed lunar calendars, designed for observing and tracking your environment, health, biorhythms, gardening, harvesting, or as a daily art/reflection practice. Each cycle aligns with a seasonal illustration that represents something about our local ecology. The theme this… Read more »

Closing out 2023, and new winter hours in 2024

As we enter the last month of the year, we want to take a moment to THANK YOU for all your support of Tucson CSA and local producers, local community. We are so humbled by and grateful for our resilient farmers, our courageous members (you!), and together our caring (and delicious) community we share. We… Read more »

Holiday Pop-Up Market – Dec. 5th & 6th

For our first of two holiday pop-up markets at Tucson CSA this year, we have one of our CSA members, Raven Bolas, returning with her lovely array of hand-made soaps, salves, soaking salts, and more from Botanical Maven. Joining her this year will be Olivia Tuller with a beautiful mix of ceramic ware. Read more… Read more »

Raison Pan Thanksgiving Pop Up Sale

November 20, 2023

The CSA has invited Raison Pan for a Thanksgiving Pop Up bread sale this week. Rasion Pan is a start-up sourdough home bakery located in the tiny kitchen of baker and university professor, Kaitlin Porter Cortes. Their mission is to promote mindful consumption that starts with an accessible way to eat healthy, nutritious, local, sustainable… Read more »

Agave Pantry – Hand-crafted caramels

November 5, 2023

Having grown up in Karachi, Pakistan (a city of over 14 million people), Shazieh Gorji missed the spontaneity of the community she knew so well as a child. “People would just show up at your house,” she said, “whether you liked it or not!” Shazieh moved to Tucson in 2012 and appreciated the “space” that… Read more »

Help Weed at Farm on Saturday

October 23, 2023

One of our growers, Cara Crest Farm, is part of a collective farm project at Buckelew farm and they are inviting CSA members to a weeding party! Hi friends! We are having a volunteer day at the farm Saturday, October 28th 9am-12pm! We have new farmers starting in fields 2 and 3 this fall and… Read more »

Too hot to handle?!

August 14, 2023

We all know what we have experienced here in Tucson the last several weeks (or more?) of excessive HEAT and not a lot of rain for our monsoon season. But just think what our produce is going through (and honestly, more importantly, those farmers who are trying to take care of it!)? In some cases,… Read more »