CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. This idea is relatively new to the US and came about in the 1980′s. The concept of a CSA is that members of the “community” commit their support to the farmer for the duration of the growing season and in return, the farmer provides those members of the community with the products grown to the best of his/her ability.
*This means that the average weight of the box over a given season will be the stated weight. In other words, some boxes may be less and some maybe more do to the different densities of produce that is available over the full season of the program.