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Happy Winter Solstice

December 19, 2022

Another year is coming to an end, and we are reflecting on our 18 years of food, friends and community here at the Tucson CSA. This year was bittersweet: processing the loss of our friend and founder Philippe Waterinckx while reflecting on his legacy and the community he fostered. Things have changed so much since… Read more »

POp-Up Market #3: Dec. 13 & 14

December 12, 2022

This week we will have the LAST of our Holiday Pop-Up Markets to make your holiday gift shopping that much easier and local! Vendors will be setup in the entrance to the courtyard from 4pm-7pm both Tuesday and Wednesday. Botanical Maven, previously Sonoran Soaps and Sundries, will have handmade cold process soaps, salves, hydrosols, bath bombs and remedies based… Read more »

Looking towards 2023

December 5, 2022

It is hard to believe that another year is coming to its end within a few busy, holiday-filled weeks ahead. We hope the Tucson CSA can help you can make the most of your time by providing our Holiday Pop-Up Markets, as well as other gift ideas from our CSA Shop. We also want to… Read more »

Pop-Up Market #2 – Dec. 6 & 7

December 4, 2022

This week we will have the 2nd of 3 total Holiday Pop-Up Markets to make your holiday gift shopping that much easier and local! Vendors will be setup in the entrance to the courtyard from 4pm-7pm both Tuesday and Wednesday each week. December 6 & 7: Laurel’s Florals and Spring & Vine December 13 &… Read more »

Pop-Up Market #1 – Nov. 29 & 30

November 28, 2022

This week we will have the 1st of 3 total Holiday Pop-Up Markets to make your holiday gift shopping that much easier and local! They will be setup in the entrance to the courtyard from 4pm-7pm both Tuesday and Wednesday each week. November 29 & 30: Agave Pantry and Margarita Brosova December 6 & 7:… Read more »

Holiday Traditions

November 21, 2022

This is the time of year when we probably have more traditions than any other time. I’m the type of person that enjoys rearranging rooms often and trying new recipes frequently. I like keeping things fresh! Which in the instance of traditions; can be outside of that box. But, my kids like the traditional Thanksgiving… Read more »

Coffee and Caramels

As we enter the holiday season, we will be stocking a few additional items in the CSA Shop that we hope will help – either your gift list or just you, or both! Of course, we will continue to stock Black Mesa Ranch candies and chocolates, and we will also have Agave Pantry caramels as… Read more »

Upcoming Holiday & Pop-Up Market Schedules

November 14, 2022

As we approach the holiday season and the days get shorter and yet somehow busier, we want to provide you with a few resources and reminders that may help….and chocolates and caramels, if all else fails! We are OPEN Thanksgiving week. We will start selling Black Mesa Candy and Chocolates and Agave Pantry Caramels prior… Read more »

Our Ofrenda for Philippe for Día de Los Muertos 

October 31, 2022

Celebrated on November 1–2, Día de Los Muertos is observed by families in various ways — going to mass, spending the night at the cemetery, adorning the graves of loved ones with photos, messages, and offerings of flowers and favorite foods. Here in Tucson, to commemorate All Souls’ Day, a related celebration, we assemble on the first… Read more »

Remembering Philippe (August 15, 1959 – June 10, 2022) 

By Roxane Ramos From my very first week as a CSA member (and later as a volunteer), I had a platonic crush on Philippe that, even after a dozen years of friendship, never dissipated. It was that feeling of wanting to get to know someone, become their friend and hang out, perhaps acquire some of… Read more »