Local Food Sources/CSA
Anchor Run Farm CSA Wrightstown, PA (BUCKS CO)
Benjamin Rush State Park Philadelphia, PA
Blooming Glen Farm Upper Bucks Co, PA
Charlestown Cooperative Farm Chester County Co-op
Pick Up Phoenixville, PA
Greensgrow Farm Kennsington, PA
Juniper Moon Farm
OK so this is not a “local” CSA but I love what they are doing here. Juniper Moon Farm is the first yarn and fiber CSA in the country. Check out their website!
Lancaster Farm Fresh Lancaster, PA
More than 30 pick up locations in Philadelphia and surrounding suburbs
Henry Got Crops Philadelphia, PA
Hlubik Farms Chesterfield, NJ
Honey Brook Organic Farm Pennington, NJ
Journey’s End CSA
Keystone Farm Philadelphia, PA
Pick Up at Clark Park Farmer’s Market
Kimberton Farm Phoenixville, PA
Old Earth Farm Oley, PA
Pennypack Farm CSA Ambler, PA
Rushton Farms Newtown Square, PA
Mill Creek Organic Farm CSA Medford, NJ
Other items of note
Erdenheim Farm Lafayette Hill, PA
Erdenheim Farm is located on 450 acres of preserved farmland near Chestnut Hill. They have a farm market with farm produced pastured eggs, produce, and pastured lamb and beef for sale. Sign up for their newsletter to follow what they are up to!
Maple Acres Farm Plymouth Mtg, PA
Gary’s family has farmed this land for generations. The farm is an oasis tucked behind the Plymouth Meeting Mall. Come for the fields of u-pick flowers and discover a variety of fresh local fruits and vegetables, farm produced canned goods, home made crafts and much more.
Northeast Pennsylvania Farmers Guide
A list of farms in Northeastern PA that are producing safe and sustainable local food.
Local Farmers Markets in and near Philadelphia
Comprehensive list of locations and hours of operation of many farmer’s market in Philadelphia and surrounding suburbs. This website will also provide information on many CSA’s in the area. Note: Wilson’s on-line CSA locator will provide information on many CSA options in the Philadelphia area
Information on Local/Sustainable Farming
100 Mile Diet
Information on a local eating experiment, which aims to reconnect people to the food resources near them. They have a helpful mapping tool to discover your own local food shed.
Provides locations for farmer’s markets, family farms, and other options for locally grown sustainable food.
Farm to City
Farm to Philly
Writing about local food and farmers and those who support them.
Our Philly CSA blogspot
This blog is about eating fresh and local in Philadelphia, PA with recipes and links to interesting websites and blogs about food.
The Food Trust
Working the promote nutrition and access to nutritious foods and working as advocates for better public policy. Operates many farmers’ markets in the greater Philadelphia area.
Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture
PASA is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the continued prosperity of Pennsylvania food and agriculture.
Pennsylvania Buy Fresh Buy Local
Information on local food sources, farmer’s markets. Farm tours etc.
A great comprehensive source providing information on local farms that raise grass-fed and pastured animals including meat, dairy and eggs.
Farm to Consumer
Slow Food USA
Robin Van En Center
Great resources on starting and running a successful CSA
National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service
Local Milk/Dairy Resources
Hendricks Dairy Farm
Raw milk and other dairy products (cow and goat) as well as locally sources meats. The best philosophical newletters I have ever come across.
Yellow Springs Farm Chester, PA
Local goat dairy that provides cheese and Cheese CSA to many local CSA’s in Northeastern PA including Henry’s Got Crops CSA, Pennypack Farm CSA, Maysies Farm, Charlestown Farm and other CSA locations in the area.
Springwater Farm Paradise, PA
Family owned farm that raises Dutch-belted heritage breed cows on organic pasture. They have a license to sell raw milk on the farm and have a buying club that delivers milk, milk products, and other locally produced products to families in Northeastern PA. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Where can I find Real/Raw Milk?
Great comprehensive website that discusses the issues involved in Raw Milk consumption and politics in the United States. Includes a state-by-state guide of raw milk (sheep, cow, goat) producers. It also includes raw milk regulations and restrictions by state.
Check out many listings for locally produced milk, cheese, and other dairy products on many of the websites listed in this resources guide including the Essential Eating website and the Real Milk website.
Apache Down Goats Monroeville, NJ
Cornerstone Farm Red Oak, VA
Dalton’s Way LaManchas
Laurel Haven Farm Blackstock, SC
Little Orchard Farm NJ
Pocket Sized Goats Califon, NJ
American Goat Society
American Dairy Goat Association
Dairy Goat Journal
Nigerian Dwarf Goat Association
Jeffers Livestock Supply
Hoeggers Goat Supply
Fias Co Farm/Molly’s Herbals
My favorite website for detailed information about the raising and caring for dairy goats. Also a great source for information on non-chemical management of dairy goatherds.
Brushy Mountain Bees
Dadant Bee Supply
Great source of Eastern raised and acclimatized bees that have been managed without chemicals. Also, Mike Bjorn offers a variety of interesting classes on natural beekeeping etc.
Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild
Pennsylvania State Beekeepers Association
New England Cheesemaking Supply
Check out the cheese making classes! We attended classes with Ricki last fall and learned so much (and had a great time!)
One More (just for fun)
This is a non-profit organization in Connecticut that offers workshops for the whole family. Their mission includes fostering self-sufficiency, neighborly interdependence, and sustainable agriculture. Workshops include topics such as raising chickens, basic sewing, caring for bees, canning and preserving, bread making, and (my favorite) buying and caring for your family cow.