Update August 6, 2020: We can take a few more people for the farm share. To get on the list, please go ahead and sign up.
- Small Share $22.73/week, $500 for the season.
- Large Share $29.55/week, $660 for the season.
- It will run for 22 weeks: June 3 – Oct 31
- Pick up times: Wednesday to Friday 11am-6pm, Saturday 9am- 4pm. *Please note, these times may have to change depending on Health directives*
This location has several advantages. The biggest, for us, is that it is most likely to be permanent for at least 5 years. Also, it is close to the McKay Bridge and Bedford Highway. We will have an indoor space with a huge garage door open to the sunshine. The display will be out of the wind and rain.
We work collaboratively with Afishionado, who sells sustainable seafood, and Holdanca Farm (Duynisveld family) who sells pastured meats and eggs. We will have all these healthy, local foods in one place and we’re psyched to be working with other producers.
To be honest, we make a lot of farm investments at the beginning of the growing season, like seeds, staff, equipment and infrastructure maintenance. The sooner we get farm share payments, the better. But we don’t require payment as soon as you sign up.
Prices: Large shares are $660, small shares are $500 for the season. If this is not practical, we offer a payment plan option (below).
|Large share ($660)||By June 1: $220||By July 1: $220||By Sept 1: $220|
|Small share ($500)||By June 1: $180||By July 1: $180||By Sept 1: $140|
If you are going to miss a week’s pick up, we suggest you offer it to a friend or relative to pick up. Or we can arrange to donate it to people in need for you.
Payment: There are two ways to pay for your farm share,
- Email transfer to email@example.com with auto-deposit
- Cheques to Abundant Acres, 182 Red Bank Rd Centre Burlington NS B0N 2A0
We will only give refunds if you let us know ahead that you want to cancel for the rest of the season. The payment is for a season of produce. The value will change week to week, generally increasing as the season progresses.
What do I get? Most of the vegetables are from Abundant Acres, and the potatoes are from other certified organic farms in the Maritimes. Any other vegetables, if we need them, are brought in from other certified organic farms in NS, NB, or PEI. When it is available, fruit comes from our farm or local farms near us. We buy no-spray or low-spray fruit whenever possible. Rhubarb, strawberries, cherries, blueberries, melons, apples, and pears are expected to be included this year.
Small Shares get 6 items per week, including 1 fruit item (in season). Large Shares get 9 items per week, including 1 fruit item.
Once you sign up, we will keep you informed via our weekly newsletter, starting at the end of May.
We have always wanted the farm to be a place where people from all walks of life can share life’s simple pleasures of good food and community. We want this relationship to be mutually beneficial, providing connection to the land, the farmers that work it, and the ever-changing abundance it brings forth.
We hope this vision resonates with you. We appreciate each one of you who has supported us so far, and look forward to many more years of sharing the farm(s) with you.
Need more information? Don’t hesitate to call or email.
Jen Greenberg, AbundantAcres firstname.lastname@example.org
182 Red Bank Rd. Centre Burlington NS B0N 2A0 902.757.1640 or 902.817.1986