Sunday, January 10, 2010

Herbal CSA

Seriously? I haven't blogged since August? Well, let's change that right now. Months have gone by but they haven't been idle months. Okay, December was fairly idle after the Holiday Market at the Chattanooga Market ended. I did take a little time off to prepare for the holidays and get the greenhouses ready for what is turning into a very cold winter. But, in and amongst that downtime there was definitely some planning going on. I will share a little bit of what we're planning in 2010 in the next group of blogs. Hope you are as excited as we are....

Beginning this year Possum Creek Herb Farm is offering the opportunity for local and not so local folks to enjoy a very unique venture. We have created an herbal CSA for those who would like to subscribe. An herbal CSA is a community sustainable agriculture solely based on herbs. It begins in April with the offering of organically grown herbs to each subscriber. As the months progress herbal offerings such as teas, bath brews, seasonings, balms, salves, jellies and other herbal products will be available.

The herbal CSA will run for six months which will include April, May, June, Aug., Sept. and October. The fee for the entire subscription (once a month pickup or delivery) is $250.00 payable at the time you subscribe. This fee will enable the farm to have working capital that will be used for seeds, supplies to create the products, soil and so on. In a way, you as the subscriber are buying into a share of the farm. It's like having your own little piece of Possum Creek Herb Farm without actually getting dirty and sweaty working in the gardens. Subscribers will be able to pick up their box the first Saturday of each month (delivery option is available) or you can pick up your box the first Sunday of each month at our booth at the Chattanooga Market.

We are in our infancy with this new program and while we expect things to go fairly smoothly, stuff does happen. We will keep our subscribers informed as to any changes that may occur. We are really looking forward to this program but we can't do it without you. We do also have a plan for our internet friends that would like to join us so don't let distance keep you from joining up.

Details are available at our website or if you have questions please feel free to email us at and we will be glad to answer any questions you may have.