Our CSA

CSA Registration for the 2018 Autumn seasons is open to all!
To register for any delivery sites, please email Hana.
Register now for on-farm pick up.

Please remember to read the CSA Terms and Conditions.

CSA shares include on-farm pickup in Vienna and Purcellville, and delivery locations. It is a cooperative CSA, with shares comprised of food grown on our Vienna and Purcellville farms and with that of other local farms: Next Step Produce and Sassafras Creek Farm in Southern Maryland,  Mountain View Farm and Second Spring Farm in Purcellville, VA.

We are all deeply committed to creating sustainable farms, and all farms use strictly organic farming techniques towards that end. This multi-farm collaboration allows us to start our delivery season in June and include vegetables and fruits that we do not grow ourselves.

Our Pick Up Locations

We offer on-farm pick up on both our Vienna and Purcellville farms.

In Vienna, you can pick up on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Vegetables are packed and ready to go by 12PM and wait in an air conditioned room. Market style pick up is available in Vienna on Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday, while Thursday’s shares are pre-packed. Vegetables can be picked up from 12PM-9PM.

In Purcellville, we will have two pick up options for market style CSA during the summer season:  Thursday/Friday, or Saturday/Sunday. In the fall, the stand closes on the weekdays and market style pickups are on Saturday/Sunday only. Vegetables can be picked up from 12PM-6PM. They wait in an air conditioned room.

We deliver shares on Wednesdays from the Vienna farm. We arrive at our last delivery spot by 3 PM, and vegetables can be retrieved from 3 PM until late evening.

PVF Pick Up locations (delivery days subject to change as we finalize routes)

Pricing and Options

CSA Seasons

Summer Share: week of June 2/3 to week of September 15/16 = 16 weeks of summer produce.
Autumn Share: week of September 22/23 to week of November 10/11 = 8 weeks of fall produce.

Share Sizes

Mini Share: Designed to feed single folks or couples who eat out often. Approximately 1/4 bushel each week. Expect 6-8 items in your bag each week.
Regular Share: Designed to feed 2 adults most of their weekly vegetable needs. About 1/2 bushel each week. Expect 7-10 items in your bag each week, with some in larger quantities than the mini share.
Robust Share: Designed to feed a larger family, or strictly vegetarian couple, most of their weekly vegetable needs. As much as one bushel each week. Expect 8-12 items in your bag each week, with some in larger quantities than the mini or robust shares.

On Farm only: We have a half-version of each share — pick up half as often, but the share size is the same. You choose which weeks to pick up (8 times in summer, 4 times in autumn). This would work well for people who are away a lot, or who are uncertain about committing to eating a weekly bag of vegetables.  Market style only.

What might I see in my share?

July: lettuce head, 1 bunch swiss chard, 1 fresh garlic or 1 bunch scallions, 2 lbs. summer squash, 1 bunch basil or 1 bunch dill, 3 cucumbers, 2 lbs. potatoes
September: lettuce head or bunch swiss chard, 3 peppers and/or eggplant, 3 lbs. tomatoes, 1 bunch basil or 1 bunch parsley, 1 bulb garlic or 2 sweet onions, 2 lbs. green beans, 1 fennel or 1 celery
October: lettuce head, bok choi or bunch arugula, 1 bunch kale, 1 bunch beets or carrots, 1 head broccoli or cauliflower, 1 bunch kohlrabi or head cabbage, 2 lbs. sweet potatoes, 1 bunch turnips or radishes

Summer Share*
June 2/3-Sept 15/16
Autumn Share*
Sept 22/23-Nov 10/11
Mini Share
$26 per week
Half-share $28 per week
$416 ON FARM
$464 OFF FARM
$224 ON FARM
$208 ON FARM
$232 OFF FARM
$112 ON FARM
Regular Share
$36 per week
Half-share $38 per week
$576 ON FARM
$624 OFF FARM
$304 ON FARM
$288 ON FARM
$312 OFF FARM
$152 ON FARM
Robust Share
$46 per week
Half-share $48 per week
$736 ON FARM
$788 OFF FARM
$384 ON FARM
$368 ON FARM
$392 OFF FARM
$192 ON FARM
Extra Options
Egg Share $48 (half dozen per week) $24 (half dozen per week)
Flower Share $160 (1 bouquet per week) $60 for 5 weeks
Chicken Share
ON FARM only, both farms
$81 (monthly delivery) $40.50 (2 deliveries)
Farmers Choice Meat Share
ON FARM only, both farms
Small: $300 (monthly delivery)
Large: $600 (monthly delivery)
Small: $150 (2 deliveries)
Large: $300 (2 deliveries)
Herb Shares
Tea and Wellness Share
Herbs for the Kitchen Share
Body and Soul Share
$100 (monthly delivery)
$100 (monthly delivery)
$100 (monthly delivery)
$75 (monthly delivery)
$75 (monthly delivery)
$75 (monthly delivery)
Culture Share $80 (monthly delivery) $60 (monthly delivery)

* Registration Fee and Sales Tax: Every returning member will be charged $8 for registration. New members will be charged a $20 registration fee that includes a cookbook. Shares that are picked up in Virginia will be charged sales tax.

Extra Options

Egg Share
We offer fresh brown unfertilized eggs from happy birds. These are free moving chickens that sleep in a hen house (safe from foxes) and eat organic grain. You will receive a half dozen eggs per week.

Fresh Flower Share
Members receive a bouquet of flowers every week of the Summer Share and for 5 or 6 weeks of the Autumn Share, depending upon frost. The flowers are grown by Greenstone Fields, located next to PVF West in Wheatland. Barbara Lamborne and Dennis Fuze have been farming for 12 years, using organic practices, to grow over 100 varieties of cut flowers. The bouquets have a beautiful mix of focal flowers, color, texture and greenery. The flowers are harvested at optimum times to ensure the longest possible vase life. With proper care, bouquets typically last a week. Greenstone Fields is part of a growing movement to educate the public about buying local flowers. Why buy local flowers? Watch this 15 minute inspirational movie and find out!

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Chicken Share
Whiffletree Farm, in Warrenton, Va, rotates their chickens to fresh pasture every day. They do not use any antibiotics, GMO feeds, chemicals on the land, or chemical washes in processing the birds. These practices are healthier for the land, animals, eaters (!), and the community! The chickens, delivered once per month, will be 4.5 lbs. or slightly larger. You can check out Whiffletree Farm and Farmer Jesse Straight more in this short documentary.

Farmers Choice Meat Share

Here is a picture of Farmer Jesse Straight of Whiffletree Farm feeding his hens on pasture!

Here is a picture of Farmer Jesse Straight of Whiffletree Farm feeding his hens on pasture!

Some of you have enjoyed the “Chicken CSA Add-On” that we began offering last year where you could sign up for a designated number of beautiful, pasture-raised, non-GMO whole chickens from our partners at Whiffletree Farm in Warrenton, VA.

Now we are taking the offerings up a notch! Whiffletree Farm raises chicken, eggs, turkey, pork, and beef; all on fresh pasture, non-GMO feed, no antibiotics, no chemicals, and their beef is Wagyu and 100% grassfed! So now we are offering “The Farmer’s Choice Meat CSA Add-On.” This will work the same way the Chicken CSA works–pay up front for Small or Large bag for the given CSA session, and pick up from the designated freezer at the pick up stand when you pick up your veggies!

Small:  7-12 pounds of quality assortment of meats. An example would be the following: 4.5lb. whole chicken, 1lb. chorizo pork sausage, 1lb no nitrate bacon, 1lb. ground beef, 1.25lbs. shaved steak, 2lbs. chicken leg/thighs.
Large: 14-24 pounds of quality assorted meats. An example would be the following: 4.5lb. whole chicken, 1lb. chorizo pork sausage, 2lb no nitrate bacon, 1lb. ground beef, 1.25lbs. shaved steak, 2lbs. chicken leg/thighs, 2lb. boneless breast, 1lb. sage breakfast sausage, 1lb beef steak, 1lb. beef brats.

For those of you who eat meat this is a great way to conveniently source local, pasture-raised, non-GMO, humane, chemical-free, antibiotic-free meat that contributes to the health of the land, animals, eaters, farmers, and community!

Herb CSA Share
Through the Gathered Threads Herb CSA Share members receive beautiful, hand-made, high-quality, locally & sustainably grown herbs and herbal products.

Tea & Wellness Share : Our monthly Herbal Tea & Wellness Share box has the essentials to keep your kettle going, & your taste buds happy. The share is formulated for your wellness through teas and other herbal remedies you make with the kits provided in the share. Each month will have 4-6 herbal products from the following list- 1-2 tea blends, 1-2 simple teas, 1 wellness tea blend formulated for the month/season, 1-2 herbal kits, herbal extract, or other herbal products for wellness. $100 for 4 deliveries during the Summer season. $75 for 3 deliveries during the Autumn season.

Herbs for the Kitchen Share: The Herbs for the Kitchen Share is a sample herb sharewell-rounded spice & herb share for your kitchen needs. Each month the share will have 4-6 herbal products from the following list – 1-2 ‘simple’ spice jars, 1-2 spice blend jars, 1 spice mix, 1 herbal infused vinegar, or other herbal goodies for the kitchen. Examples of our Spice Mixes are dip mixes, salad dressings, rubs, & soup seasoning mixes. $100 for 4 deliveries during the Summer season. $75 for 3 deliveries during the Autumn season.

Herbs for the Body & Soul: Our Herbs for the Body & Soul Share is a fun monthly herb box that is comprised of a range of herbal products made here on the farm. This share may contain 4-6 herbal products ranging from salves & lip balms, body butters, sprays (bug spray, deodorant, muscle soother, etc.), bath products (bath salts, bath bombs, scrubs, luffas), tooth powders and other herbal oral care products (mouthwash), masks, foot care products, and even herbal household cleaning supplies. $100 for 4 deliveries during the Summer season. $75 for 3 deliveries during the Autumn season.

For more information, visit Gathered Threads.

Gathered Threads Culture CSA Share: Gathered Threads produces small batch cultured products from sustainably grown produce. Katherine Stewart Herman, owner of Gathered Threads, has been fermenting and experimenting with vegetables for over 10 years. She loves some of the sample culture sharestandard ferments, but has been inspired to create new recipes from the abundant harvests of vegetable farms.

Our current selection of cultures ranges from several types of ‘Krauts’, such as, Caraway Sauerkraut, Beet Kraut, Curtido, and several types of ‘Chi’s’, such as, Kimchi, Neck Pumpkin & Kale Kimchi, and other cultures such as – Gingered Carrots, Beets N’ Fennel, and more! The selection will rotate as the vegetables are seasonally available.

Visit Gathered Threads for more information about our cultures!

Please read the CSA Terms and Conditions.