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CSA Program

Luckett Farms CSA is located in the Greater Baton Rouge Area.

The CSA Membership is available to residents of Baton Rouge, Baker, Denham Springs, Central, Greenwell Springs, Prairieville, Pride, Slaughter, Zachary.

When is enrollment?

We offer a season 12 week CSA program with enrollment in the Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter.

How do I enroll/join?

If you are interested in becoming a new member please sign-up for our waitlist (see form below) and we’ll send you an email when open enrollment begins, usually 2-3 weeks before the season starts. If you are an existing member you will get an email with information on how to renew before open enrollment begins.

How do I get on the waitlist?

Just fill out the form below get added to the waitlist.

 

What does it cost to become a Member of the Luckett Farm CSA?

Prices range from $180 – $444 per season + a $15 non-refundable enrollment fee. Visit our Box Size page for more details.

How do I get my box?

Boxes are delivered to drop-off locations throughout the Baton Rouge area. You can view our CSA Delivery Area and Schedules page for more information

Do you offer home delivery?

An entire season of home delivery is available for $60 more. That works out to just $5 a week.

What is a CSA and how exactly does it work?

In simplest terms a CSA is a way for a community member to invest their money in fresh, local, home grown, seasonal vegetables and have a direct relationship with the farmer that grows their food. This is done through a subscription by purchasing a share of the season’s harvest.

Community members that are interested can become a Member (purchase a share) of the CSA. Members pre-pay for their share of vegetables grown by the farmer. This benefits the farmer by allowing him or her to purchase seed un-indebted to the banks and to plan for the upcoming season.

Community-supported agriculture farms consist of three main aspects:

  1. An emphasis on local produce
  2. Community members purchasing a share of the upcoming season’s harvest or subscriptions sold prior to season
  3. Weekly deliveries to of the subscribers share.

The benefits to the subscribers or members is multi-fold:

  1. Members are guaranteed access to locally grown produce.
  2. Members get some of the best quality & tasting vegetables they can find.
  3. Members are directly supporting a farmer and his family.
  4. Members know the person that grew their food and how it was grown
  5. Generally CSAs pride themselves on growing foods without harmful chemicals or genetically modified organisms (GMOs)
  6. They help to preserve a way of life by keeping local farms in business.
  7. Promoting and directly benefiting regional food security and the safety locally grown vegetables

Members need to keep in mind that CSAs are local and with that there are limitations. Unlike grocery stores with vegetables grown in unknown ways and shipped in from far off places, the CSAs are dependent on the farmer to grow what he can in his region and season. Much like a home garden you plant what will grown in your area for that season. You can visit our What We Grow page to see a list of vegetables available on a seasonal basis.

Generally speaking, the summer you get summertime produce like tomatoes, beans, lettuce, corn, summer squash etc. and in the winter members will receive winter squash, greens, root vegetables etc.

Your taste buds will not be disappointed. We are excited to continue this program and provide fresh veggies to Baton Rouge and surrounding area. We Love feedback from our customers. If you have any questions then please email me. Thanks for helping us “grow” ~Derek, Kacie, Dalton, & Maycee Luckett

If you are a current member you can go to our Join page and sign up for the fall 2014 season using the password that was emailed to you.

*If you want to sign-up but are not yet a member or are an inactive past member please sign-up for our waitlist and we’ll let you know when open enrollment is.