Local Motion CSA

2016 Local Motion CSA shares are now available for purchase.  Please check out our new options for this upcoming season!

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Local Motion CSA is a 10 acre+, non-certified organic farm in Eaton, Colorado.  Now in our sixth year of operation, we are proud to feed families throughout Northern Colorado each season.  Our warm summer climates and fertile soil makes for some of the tastiest vegetables, sweetest sweet corn and happiest customers.

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a mutually beneficial relationship between a local farm and the community of people who receive the food the farm produces. Members purchase a share of the upcoming harvest and in return receive fresh seasonal vegetables picked at their peak of ripeness along with other agricultural products such as meat and eggs. The arrangement guarantees the farmer financial support and enables many smaller sustainable farms to stay in business.

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Superior quality produce and meat is what we pride ourselves on and growing it is our passion.  Local food security is our commitment to our community.  Our mission at Local Motion CSA is to provide our customers with nutritionally dense, nourishing meats and vegetables along with the best sweet corn they have ever eaten.

This upcoming season we are expanding on our meat production to include pork, lamb, beef, and eggs.

Farm Share Options and Cost:

This season we are offering a “market style” CSA rather than a weekly “box style” CSA program.  Members will be able to purchase farm share credits at a discounted rate and spend them on anything we bring to the farmer’s market or at our farm stand in Eaton.  Farm share credits are redeemable for any vegetables, fruit, flowers, eggs, pork, beef, and lamb that we have available at the time.  Some veggies, farm fresh eggs and certain cuts of meat like bacon and ham are limited and exclusive for CSA members only.

The model of CSA supports payment ahead of time which allows for farms to prepare for next season over the winter and early spring.  Any member that purchases their share by December 31, 2015 will receive the best deal.  Each farm share credit is equal to $1 at the Pearl Street farmer’s market, Larimer County farmer’s Market and at our farm stand.

Here is the price structure for the remainder of this season:

Large share–$1000 purchase = 1250 farm shares

Medium share–$550 purchase = 660 farm shares

Small share–$275 purchase = 310 farm shares

Mini share–$100 purchase = 110 farm shares

***Returning CSA members from previous years will receive an additional 50 farm share credits with purchase of  a large ($1000) or medium share ($550) or 25 farm share credits  with purchase of small ($275) or mini ($100) share added to their account.  Please refer to the price table below.

 Purchase Price

 Before 12/31/15 

Before 3/31/16 

 

After 3/31/16

 

$1000

$550

1500 shares

775 shares

1400 shares

715 shares

1250 shares

660 shares

 $275

$100

 360 shares

125 shares

 330 shares

115 shares

 310 shares

110 shares

 

Sign up online with a credit card…

 

 

Large Share

$1000

1250 farm shares

Medium Share

$550

660 farm shares

Small Share

$275

310 farm shares

Mini Share

$100

110 farm shares

 

Your payment will be processed through PayPal.

Online payment reserves your CSA membership, but you must still mail a signed copy of the 2016 CSA contract.  2016 contract will be available online soon.
 

Sign up with check or money order…

Your membership is reserved upon receipt of payment and the 2016 CSA Contract (will be available soon).   Please make checks out to Local Motion, LLC.

Please mail to:

Sarah and Anthony Zamora

Local Motion CSA

37414 CR 29 Eaton, CO  80615

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Pick up Locations

 Old Pearl Street Farmers Market (South Denver)

  • Sunday’s starting mid May thru mid November

Larimer County Farmers Market (Old Town Fort Collins)

  • Saturday’s starting August thru end of October

Farm Stand (Here in Eaton)

  • Saturday’s starting mid March

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Participate in a grassroots effort to directly connect local growers and consumers!

What’s special about Local Motion CSA?

  • local produce grown organically 
  • amazingly fresh veggies supplied weekly
  • emphasis on heirloom varieties
  • grown with love for you and our environment
  • convenient delivery to your neighborhood

 

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Additional Information:   

Sustainability

LFF uses sustainable farming practices.  This means we have three main goals: environmental stewardship, farm profitability, and prosperous farming communities.  We have an integrated, resource conserving farming system, based on respect for the people and animals involved which reduces environmental degradation, and promotes agricultural productivity and economic viability.  One example of a sustainable practice LFF employs is our use of compost rather than synthetic fertilizer.  Another is our use of proper crop rotation.  Correct irrigation, collaborating efforts with other farmers and conservation of resources also contributes to LFF’s sustainable nature.

Seasonal Highlights

Local Motion CSA grows over 35 different vegetables, a dozen types of herbs, and a variety of flowers.  We harvest from early July through November.  Each week you will receive a diverse mix of those crops that are in season.  Here are some typical highlights:  

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June & July–Lots of lettuce and spinach, amazing baby greens, along with a bounty of beautiful rainbow carrots, beets, and radishes.  The season begins with fresh salads and several different sautéed Asian greens on your dinner plate.

August– Spinach and lettuces are replaced by crisp,  cool cucumbers, and a combination of tasty yellow wax, purple burgundy, and haricot vert green beans .  By mid-month, you should begin to see a variety of summer squash and herbs galore.  Early tomatoes, peppers, eggplant and onions begin to arrive.  Get the butter out because the best sweet corn in Colorado will be hitting the grill this month.  Japanese edamame and Mexican green garbanzo beans will make for a tasty snack for the kids.

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September– Prepare yourself for a bountiful month of fresh veggies. Cool nights allow for the return of greens while the warm days keep the August crops happy.  Late season sweet corn will still be growing strong.  Get ready to put some up for the winter.  Fall harvest of root crops, including several varieties of potatoes, will continue through the end of this month.IMG_2394

October-November The fall season begins with cold loving kale, rainbow chard and lettuces.  Purple and orange sweet potatoes are freshly dug each day before delivery.  Several eye-catching varieties of new crop dry beans along with colorful rainbow popcorn are in store to help get you through winter.  Beautiful pumpkins, gourds, and winter squash to top off a well rounded season.

Please note: seasonal highlights vary from year to year depending on the weather and many other factors and are only intended as a general guideline.  Every year is different!
 
CLICK HERE to see the all the different vegetable varieties which have be planted the past few seasons.
 

Request Information:

If you wish to learn more about Local Motion CSA and our farm… Please click here to send an email or give us a call… Sarah and Anthony Zamora, farmers/owners, (970) 689-2355 Email: lefflerfarms@yahoo.comFax: 970-454-3588