Blue Skys Farm Community-Supported Agriculture offers shares in 2017 for:
Vegetables • Flowers • Herbal Tea • Eggs • Fruit
Two Pick-up Options:
Pawtuxet Village Farmer’s Market
60 Rhodes Place, Cranston
June 10–October 21
Blue Skys Farm
35 Pippin Orchard Road, Cranston
June 9–October 20
|Vegetables, full share||feeds 3-4 adults||weekly, 20 weeks||$800|
|Vegetables, half share||feeds 1-2 adults||weekly, 20 weeks||$400|
|Herbal Tea||three 1-oz. packages||monthly, June-October||$90|
|Eggs (Pak Express Farm)||1 dozen||weekly, 20 weeks||$100|
|Flowers||1 medium-sized bouquet||weekly, 20 weeks||$265|
|Fruit (Barden Family Orchard)||varies||weekly, 16 weeks||$100|
Vegetable Share includes (but not limited to): lettuce, kale, swiss chard, carrots, potatoes, beets, turnip, radish, herbs, beans, peppers, hot peppers, tomatoes, cucumber, cabbage, onion, shallots, kohlrabi, summer squash, winter squash.
Flower Share includes (but not limited to): sunflower, peony, statice, zinnia, salvia, dahlia, marigold, lisianthus, strawflower, ornamental grasses, celosia.
Herbal Tea share includes (but not limited to): Spearmint, Peppermint, Lemon Balm, Sage, Lemon Verbena, Tulsi/Holy Basil, Lavender, Nettle & Dandelion. Each bag serves 12–15 cups; share includes a free tea ball.
Egg Share is provided by Pak Express Farm. Hens are free range and well taken care of.
Fruit Share is provided by Barden Family Orchard of North Scituate. It will run for 16 weeks. For the first 8 weeks, beginning approximately on the 2nd Friday in July, you will receive berries: pints of blueberries and half-pints of raspberries and blackberries. For the second 8 weeks, beginning approximately September 1, you will receive apples: quarter-peck bags, a mix of 2 weeks of honeycrisp, 2 weeks of Macoun, and 4 weeks of other kinds, such as McIntosh, Gala, Cortland, and Empire, depending on availability. All fruit is grown using IPM (integrated pest management) techniques that use environmental and biological opportunities to control pests when they are the most vulnerable.
Sign up today!
Early bird bonus: Sign up by March 31 and get $20 extra to shop at the farmers market!
Optional: Click here to download a printable sign-up sheet (PDF format) to send along with your check.
Make check payable to Blue Skys Farm and mail to Christina Dedora, 242 John Mowry Road, Smithfield, RI 02917
If you are unable to pickup your share on time, call Christina at 781-603-4894. We will pack it for you and leave it in the cooler for later pickup or next day.
If you are away, please note that a friend or neighbor can pick up in your place.
For further questions, please contact Christina at 781-603-4894 or via email.