Community Supported Agriculture
Buy fresh, buy local! Gale Woods Farm follows organic practices in the gardens, though they are not certified organic. Seasonal produce is available in the Farm Store from early April through November during regular business hours. The Farm Market is open to the public on Saturday mornings from 9:30 to noon, June 22 through October 19. Cash, check, and credit cards accepted.
CSA produce shares or farm market credits are two ways to support the farm and get a better value. CSA shares and market credits go on sale March 2, 2020, at 8 AM. Purchase online. Read below or call 763.694.2001 for more details.
CSA Shares & Pick-up Information
CSA shares for the 2020 season will go on sale March 2 at 8 AM. Shares are available for market-style pick up at Gale Woods Farm on Tuesday afternoons for 18 weeks from mid-June through mid-October. We do not deliver. CSA shares are $495.
Purchase your CSA shares online, or call 763.559.6700 beginning March 2.
What Do You Get With Your CSA Shares?
- Enough produce to feed 3–4 people
- 5–20 pounds per week of vegetables, fruit (berries and melons), and herbs from the farm
- A weekly newsletter with seasonal recipes
Farm Market & Credits
Where: Gale Woods Farm
When: Saturdays from June 20–Oct. 17, 2020
What Time: 9:30 AM–noon
The Farm Market is open to the public! Stop by to pick up your seasonal produce. Cash, check, credit cards and farm market credits (see below) are accepted.
Buy Farm Market Credits in Advance
Pre-purchased farm market credits give you 20% extra value. They are a great alternative if a CSA share is too much or too little, or if you cannot make it to the farm every week.Credits are available from $200 to $800, in increments of $100.
Farm market credit purchases also receive free admission for four to a Saturday Morning on the Farm program.
Buy farm market credits online beginning March 2, 2020.
What Can I Use Credits For?
Market credits can only be used for vegetables—not meat, eggs, or other merchandise.
What If I Can’t Make It To The Farm Market?
If you are unable to come on a Saturday morning, you can use your credits to purchase produce from the Farm Store. Please note that selection and quantities will be more limited.
Farm Store Hours:
Monday-Friday: 9 AM-5 PM
Saturday: 9 AM-5 PM
Sunday: noon-5 PM
Do Farm Market Credits Expire?
Credits must be used up by the end of the year you purchased them in. Credits can be used at the Farm Store through the end of the year.
Do I Have To Use Credits at the Farm Market?
No! Cash, checks, and credit cards are also accepted.
For general information about purchasing a CSA share, for any questions, or to be placed on a contact list (the contact list does not guarantee a share but by being on it you will receive the information necessary to obtain a share), call 763.694.2001.
In cooperation with the Carver County Workforce Program, Gale Woods Farm gives youth aged 14-15 the opportunity to work in the gardens and grow vegetables for the shareholders and the Mound-Westonka Food Shelf. Youth farmers learn about sustainable agriculture and food production while receiving leadership training and building lifelong learning skills.