Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Program

Overview | What’s Included | Pickup Options | Delivery Options | Payment Options

What is Willo’ Wind Farm’s CSA?

willowind-19Willo’Wind Farm is a 50-acre family farm based in Zephyr, Ontario, since 1984. Our garden is cultivated using organic practices and our farm is home to many farm animals and other wildlife.

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a system of growing and distributing organic produce that restores the connection between farmers and community supporters. CSA systems provide farmers with an equitable return for their labor and establishes a strong foundation for sustainable agriculture while contributing to a healthier environment.

By purchasing a CSA you are guaranteed a weekly portion of fresh vegetables that are harvested straight from our gardens throughout the summer months.

Your commitment also supports sustainable farming, preserves biodiversity, and builds a healthier, local and sustainable food system.

The 2020 season is 20 weeks long: June – October.

Thank you to everyone who signed up for the 2020 CSA! Our CSA is now full.

We are grateful for the enormous response to the CSA this season. While we can’t take on more CSAs, we hope you will visit us at one of our markets.

What is Included in My CSA Box?

Organic, Farm-Fresh Produce

We fill each week’s box with a selection of in-season produce directly from our fields. You’re guaranteed a nice variety of vegetables, from greens to carrots to beets, to tomatoes and more!

Add on options

You have the option of adding the following products to your vegetable CSA.

Eggs

Willo’Wind also offers eggs from hens raised on our farm in a humane ecological way. You are able to purchase eggs through our Egg CSA alongside your Vegetable CSA,  or simply receive just our Egg CSA on a bi weekly delivery.

Kombucha

Receive a 1 ltr. bottle of rotating varieties of Kombucha from our farm, every other week, for a total of ten deliveries.

Maple Syrup

Receive a bottle of maple syrup once a month for five months!  Choose from 250ml, 500ml. or 1l bottles. Maple syrup is produced by Pefferlaw Creek Farms

Honey

Receive a jar of honey once a month for five months! Choose from either 1/2 kg or 1kg jars. Honey produced by Autumn’s Bounty.

Tea

Receive one 30g bag of rotating varieties of delicious, locally grown, organic herbal tea every month. Grown and crafted by Foggy River Farm.

Size Options

Regular Share:  $550/season  Best suited to 1 to 2 adults or a small family.
Large Share: $700/season Best suited to 2 adults who eat a lot of vegetables or a larger family.

Sample Boxes from the 2019 Season

June: lettuce, spinach, radishes, peas, zucchini, strawberries

August : carrots, beets, onions, tomatoes, cucumbers, green beans, garlic, zucchini, watermelon

September: potatoes, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, tomatoes, green beans, kale, broccoli, onions, squash, lettuces, beets, spinach, rutabaga

Pickup Options

Willo’Wind Farm

Thursdays from 5pm to 8pm.

12740 Concession Rd 5, Uxbridge, ON

Uxbridge Market

Sundays from 9am to 1pm.

Uxbridge Arena, 291 Brock Street North, Uxbridge, ON

Toronto Junction Market

Saturdays from 9am to 12pm.

2960 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON

Toronto Brickworks

Tuesdays from 4pm to 7pm.

Brickworks, 550 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON

Newmarket Farmers Market

Saturday from 8am to 1pm.

Newmarket Riverwalk Commons
(corner of Doug Duncan and Timothy St.)

Bloor-Borden “MYMARKET®”

Wednesday from 3pm to 7pm

Lippincott Green P

Delivery Options

Uxbridge Area ($50/season)

Thursdays from 6pm to 8pm

  • Zephyr
  • Sandford
  • Leaskdale

Toronto and Surrounding Area ($100/season)

Tuesdays from 4pm to 7pm

 

We offer a discounted delivery fee for group delivery.

  • 2+ shares delivered to the same address: the delivery cost per share is cut in half
  • 5+ shares delivered to the same address: we can offer additional discounts.

Payment Options

You have the option of paying for your CSA in either:

  • A onetime payment
  • Two payments: half the cost when you sign up, the other half Aug 1st
  • Five monthly posted-dated cheques of the total cost divided by five

We accept cheques, cash and email money transfers as methods of payment.

Notes

CSA Bin Use Charge

This is an $8 charge on top of the Vegetable CSA, to pay for the use of the blue bins that your vegetables come in. This helps share the cost of replacing missing and worn-out bins, as well as the labor involved in cleaning them.

Food Bank CSA Program!

A program in partnership with our local Uxbridge Food Bank. We offer a discounted CSA@ $350 regular share with no delivery fee. The food bank then selects a family they feel might benefit best from the CSA program. Your donation dollars go to help pay for the discounted CSA Share @$350 delivered, for the family receiving the share. Any donation amount is welcome. We will also fund a CSA share for a family even if all the $350 to fully pay for the share has not been collected yet.

 

 

Contact Info

12740 Concession Rd 5
Uxbridge, Ontario
L9P 1R2

adrian (at) willowind.ca

(905) 852 3878