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Posted 3/27/2017 11:46am by Josie Hart Genter.



Hello everyone,

We know many of you are already signed up for a 2017 Chatfield CSA share. But some of you were not able to sign up in time and so we wanted to reach out with some additional farm shares that do a CSA drop off at various locations in Denver: 

SPROUT CITY FARMS southeast Denver and Lakewood

EVERITT FARMS - Lakewood Area

PASTURES of PLENTY - several Denver sites

ELA FRUIT SHARES (fruit csa), several sites

FARM YARD CSA - Wash park area

The GrowHaus - several pickup sites

MONROE FARMS - oldest organic farm in Co. - several sites in Denver.

GRACE FARMS - Highlands Ranch, Littleton, several sites

We wish you fresh, healthy and local eating this summer! Thanks so much for being involved in the local farm movement. We need YOU!

 

Posted 3/24/2017 12:20pm by Josie Hart.


Dear Shareholders,

One update: The first pick up days are going to be Tuesday May 23 and Thursday May 25.

One tip: To update/add extra shares to your account please try using this link, or head to our homepage and use the member portal.  http://www.chatfieldcsa.org/members/updatemembership 

 

Posted 3/24/2017 10:24am by Josie Hart Genter.

Hello everyone,

We are sold out of our 2017 CSA shares! If you are still looking for a CSA this summer, we have put together a list of Farms that do CSA pick up locations in the Denver area.

 http://sproutcityfarms.org/store/products/category/dgs-csa/ 

http://www.everittfarms.com/ 

http://berrypatchfarms.com/summer-2017-csa.html 

http://www.elafamilyfarms.com/farmers-marketscsasevents/csa (fruit csa)

http://farmyardcsa.com 

All these farms have CSA pick ups at several Denver locations. 

You can still purchase add-on shares from our website through the month of April. Shares still available are eggs, fruit, mushrooms and our new fermentation share. Please use the member portal to update your share types from our homepage.You must already be a member with us to purchase the additional shares.

 

Posted 2/20/2017 3:54pm by Josie Hart Genter.

The season is officially on! Onions just sprouted! All 8,000 of them. So exciting!

 

Posted 2/20/2017 11:14am by Josie Hart.


Dear friends,

You are receiving this email because you singed our waitlist to purchase a Chatfield Farms CSA share. We still have quite a few of you on this list who have NOT purchased a share yet. We are getting ready to release our shares to the public this week! 

You can purchase a share by simply clicking the link below:

  Sign up now! 

Thank you so much everyone!

The Chatfield Farms' CSA

 

 

Posted 2/6/2017 3:10pm by Josie Hart.


Dear waitlisted friends of the Chatfield CSA,

It is now time to purchase your CSA share! Please read through our options first so you can familiarize yourself with our shares, prices, etc. by visiting our Share Options page. If you know what type of shares you would like, then please click this link to sign up now. Sign up now!

 If you need assistance, please contact Josie Hart at josie.hart@botanicgardens.org 

Thanks everyone!

 

 

Posted 12/27/2016 3:41pm by Josie Hart Genter.

Dear Friends,

A most Happy New Year to all!

We will start the shareholder renewal process January 9th for all current CSA shareholders. If you would like to renew your CSA membership, you have the entire month of January to do so. Starting in February we will open up shares to our waitlisted members and the general public. We will send out an email notification before the final week of renewals. To renew, click here and enter our member portal.

If you need to add a friend or family member to our waitlist, please enter their name and email on our homepage at www.chatfieldcsa.org 

Thanks everyone!
As always if you have questions please email josie.hart@botanicgardens.org 

Posted 11/10/2016 5:40pm by Josie Hart.


Dear Supporting Shareholders,

In gratitude for your support of our expanding and exciting outreach programs we'll be putting together a box for you. The box will include, but is not limited to:

garlic
onions
sage
rosemary
hakurei turnips
kubocha squash
dried hot peppers
coriander
head lettuce

Tuesday shareholders: since the gardens close early now there isn't a great spot to pick up at York St. so we'll be DELIVERING yours. Please send me an email confirming your correct address, and on Tuesday, Nov. 15 you'll be getting a box delivered right to your door (or side porch, or whatever your preference is, just do note if you do have a preference!)

Thursday shareholders: we'll have you pick up here at the normal location on Thursday November 17 BUT we'll have expanded hours, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

You won't be picking up your turkey on this day - you will pick up your turkey Sunday, November 20th. More information will be out soon about that.

 

 

 

Posted 11/1/2016 9:47am by Josie Hart.

Dear Shareholders,

The email reminder you received last night was an outdated automatic message that should have been turned off. There is no pick up today, sorry for any confusion!

I will take this opportunity to also ask you to fill out our CSA Survey so we can improve on what we do!  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2016csasurvey 
After you complete this survey - send us an email and you will be entered to win a CSA goody basket!

Thanks!  




 

Posted 10/28/2016 7:01pm by Josie Hart.

Dear Shareholders,

This is not goodbye--just "see you next spring"! The first time back in the produce section at a grocery store is a difficult experience--just a caution for those first-time shareholders out there.

What at first had seemed a challenge--getting a box of vegetables all at once and figuring out what to do with them--becomes, as the season progresses, a huge benefit. You realize how easy it is to eat seasonally, and you have an answer to the timeless question, "What's for dinner tonight?" With a CSA, it's much easier to build meals around what has been harvested and picked up. 

I won't even get into the flavor issue of grocery store produce....Alas, it is a hard transition, so I wanted to warn you.


Renewal Timeline:

For those wanting to renew their shares, we will have a purchase link on our website starting January 9. You will have the whole month of January to renew your existing membership.


Starting in February, we will sell shares to our wait-listed folks.
If you know someone who would like to purchase a Chatfield Farms CSA share, please refer them to our homepage at www.chatfieldcsa.org 


Survey: Enter to WIN!
Please complete our survey and enter to win a surprise CSA goody bag! Click the link below:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2016csasurvey   

IMPORTANT REMINDER:
If you ordered a holiday turkey, pick-up for the turkey will be November 17 from 2-7 p.m.
Payment will be due at pick-up.

Supporting Shareholder Delivery/Pick-up
 
For Tuesday supporting shareholders, we will deliver a box of Thanksgiving veggies and herbs to your door on November 15. If you are a Thursday shareholder we will have pick-up at the farm from 2-7 p.m.


Volunteer Party Invitations - 

Invitations to the annual volunteer party will be sent out this coming Monday. Please attend so we can say thanks to all our volunteers for a great season! We couldn't do it without you!


FINAL Gleaning Day - November 5, 10 a.m. - noon
Items that are not under straw or fabric will be up for grabs! We will send out an additional email about what crops you potentially can harvest on this day.

Thanks for a great season!