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New Roots Farm Program

September 19, 2022

You may have known about our long-standing partnership with Iskashitaa Refugee Network – often seen in the “excess” citrus that we have for donation or purchase during the winter/spring months. Now we are excited to also partner with a separate entity that supports refugee families. This week we’ll be offering extra okra and banana sweet… Read more »

Seasonal Changes

September 12, 2022

Did you notice it’s getting darker earlier in the evening? That the mornings are, if not quite crisp, at least refreshing. This time of year in the Sonoran desert can feel more like an extension of summer than an abrupt change to fall. It’s fun meeting members and volunteers who are still adjusting to life… Read more »

CSA Lending Library – Free & for you!

August 22, 2022

When it is not too hot to linger or raining, you may have seen a small selection of Tucson CSA’s “Lending Library” out during pick-ups . We are excited to introduce our new members, and re-introduce our on-going members, to this great resource that is free and just for you! The Tucson CSA Food Literature… Read more »

Flower Bouquets for Sale!

August 5, 2022

Support our newest farm, Common Ground Farm Collective, by treating yourself to some lovely flowers this week!

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

July 25, 2022

Is your stack of egg cartons getting tall? If you’re like me you leave your egg cartons and pint basket by your keys as a helpful reminder to return them to the CSA… and then forget them several weeks in a row until the pile is too big to ignore. Remember, we have a crate… Read more »

News from our farms & New farms!

Farming has its challenges everywhere…but in the desert in the summertime, it is a wonder that we are still getting the delicious produce and goods we do! The rain is nice, but with it comes the weeds and the humidity, and even hail damage! We have some news from various farms and producers to share… Read more »

Recipe Ideas to Keep the Heat Outside

June 20, 2022

With the Tucson summer heat in full swing, how can we use our shares without heating up the house? Don’t panic, we’re on it! Our website recipe search has a wealth of recipe ideas for your summer share needs and more. The CSA share itself does most of the work for us with its fresh,… Read more »

Summer break!

As we now do every year, we will be giving our farmers (and ourselves) a little break for the week of July 4th – no pick-ups on July 5th or July 6th. No need to put your share on hold for that week – you will NOT be charged. We will resume regular pick-up on… Read more »

Remembering Philippe

June 11, 2022

Philippe Waterinckx  August 15, 1959  ~  June 10, 2022 In February 2004, when Philippe founded Tucson Community Supported Agriculture, there were 15 members, and pickup was on his front porch. Philippe opened his home because he believed so strongly in the CSA model. He not only was advocating for local food systems, but he was… Read more »

Summer “Good food” screentime

May 30, 2022

In other parts of the country people hibernate in the winter as it gets too cold to venture out (or grow vegetables, for that matter!) In Tucson, our produce keeps coming (with tomatoes, cucumbers, squash and melons on their way!), but our summer season is one where I find myself getting out early in the… Read more »