As if the normal weather lotto weren’t enough, that “ordinary” heartbreak became exacerbated by weather pattern disruptions fueled by climate change. Then the current novel coronavirus shuttered restaurants, closing markets for fresh produce.
But small farmers are nothing if not resilient and resourceful.
Here’s a story about one on the Inside Climate News website.
After the coronavirus lockdown, he threw out his whole business plan. Like many small, niche produce farms, he created a community-supported agriculture program, or CSA, where 60 customers, or members, subscribe for weekly vegetable boxes. He delivers to drop-off points in several cities around San Francisco.
Here are a few links to help you find a CSA near you:
Shelter in place as long as you can to keep yourself and your loved ones safe. Fresh food helps.
A WRITING PROMPT FROM ME TO YOU: Write about a growing thing.