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Farm Share: How it works

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Farm Share: How it works

With Farm Share, you invest in local economy. When we are conscious consumers and selective about what we purchase and from where, we have the opportunity to build a dynamic local economy. Supporting local means that local farms, markets, and economy can thrive amidst corporate-owned, industrial agriculture.

Imagine that through the simple act of buying food from your local farmer you can transform our food system.

Farm Share gives us the choice to support our local farmers, in turn nourishing both our community and our family. Ingredients in your farm box are harvested on-site and foraged within 250 miles of San Juan Capistrano from our network of organic farmers. Here’s how it works.

Step 1:
Select the box that’s right for you for our Winter/Spring 2019 season.
Regular – 8 boxes over 16 weeks. This option is best for 1-2 adults or as a supplement to your own garden harvest for a family. Each box comes with 12 units of produce.
Large – 8 boxes over 16 weeks. This option is best for families of 2-4. Each box comes with 15 units of produce.

Step 2:
Select the best option for pick-up or select a drop-off location:

Farm Pick-up at The Ecology Center in San Juan Capistrano. Farm box pickups happen on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday between 1 pm and 5 pm.

DROP-OFF LOCATIONS:

The Ecology Center Encinitas (441 Quail Gardens Dr, Encinitas, CA 92024)
BRICK, San Clemente (216 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672)
Great Park, Irvine* (375 Magnet, Irvine, CA 92618)

*Shareholders will pick up from Parasol Park, which is located in the Great Park
If you’d like more information on drop-off locations and times, please contact summer@theecologycenter.org.

Step 3: 
Process payment (either online or onsite) and complete sign-up. You’ll receive a confirmation email will all the details of your Farm Share.
Click on the link below to start the process. It will bring you to an external site where you can enter your selection, and farm box size.
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Step 4: 
When the Winter/Spring season begins on January 8, 2019, we’ll let you know so you can sign in to add products to your farm box, manage your account, and find details on pick-up and delivery.

Step 5: 
Pick up your Farm Box and enjoy!
You’ll also receive recipes from regional chefs and stories from local farmers!

Thank you for supporting local farms and farmers! Together, we show the world that we choose to nourish our families as well as our shared ecosystems.

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