“In designing food systems, the foods that need to be freshest when we eat them, the quick-turnaround crops, should be placed close to where we live,” Patel says. “I didn’t really think the farm would be as broad and idealistic as it turned out to be, but I’m pretty idealistic, so it has naturally turned into that.”
Community Supported Agriculture lets everyone take home the garden’s bounty all season long. Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project will host a CSA fair for prospective subscribers on Thursday, March 21. Photo courtesy of ASAP.