[Market-farming] How many CSA shares per acre?

John Ehrlich johnkaty at shaw.ca
Mon Aug 26 17:28:23 EDT 2013


about 40 per/acre intensively, ie less fallow


On 2013-08-26, at 12:39 PM, quarter acre farm wrote:

> How many CSA shares can 1 acre provide? 
> I'm trying to figure out for future expansion plans. 
> 
> 
> Right now I'm growing on 1/2 acre and I have a 10 member 25 week CSA with 2 sizes of shares a $20 Couple Share and $26 Family Share.
> I also sell at 1 farmers market and to 2 restaurants.
> 
> I'm looking to increase to 1 acre and drop the farmers market, so I'm trying to figure out how many shares I could do then.
> 
> My original assumption was 20 members to an acre but I have been hearing from other farmers that its more???
> 
> Thanks in advance for all your words of wisdom,
> Andrea
> 
> Quarter Acre Farm
> Sonoma, CA
> quarteracrefarmsonoma.com
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