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Farmstead Fermented and Fresh Specialty Produce

CSA Terms

Madalyn Warren promises to never use insecticides, herbicides, chemical fertilizers or GM seeds. We will inform members of the weeks delivery and include recipes for some of the ingredients. We encourage members engage the farm as they see fit. Work visits are always available and farm visits (no work) can be arrange depending on availability of the rental house. And of course please email straightoutoftheground@gmail.com with any questions or comments.
CSA shares will be delivered to predetermined locations on a weekly basis.  If a member would like to designate another person to pick up their share it is up to the member to contact the Farm, straightoutoftheground@gmail.com or 607-326-6177 at least 24 hrs prior to delivery. Any shares not picked up during distribution will be donated at the end of distribution timeand can not be held.
Deliveries will begin JUNE 29 and continue for 22 weeks.
PAYMENT
Members can pay online by credit card or by mailing a a check to the farm.  Payment plans are available and can be made on a case by case basis. Please email straightoutoftheground@gmail.com for questions.
 
MEMBERSHIP AGREEMENT
I would like to be a member of the Straight Out of the Ground CSA.  I understand and agree with the "CSA" model and understand the responsibilities as a member.
I release East Branch Farms and pick up locations from any responsibility or liability for injuries which I or anyone accompanying me or in my stead, may incur as a result of being on the premises.
By registering for the Straight out of the Ground CSA I agree to the terms and conditions.

MY RESPONSIBILITIES AS A CSA MEMBER

Guarantees: I understand that East Branch Farms cannot guarantee the delivery of specific crops at specific times in specific quantities. I know the farm will do its best however I fully understand that adjustments and changes may need to occur as the farm negotiates with Mother Nature (and Traffic) to bring the best food possible. If adjustments are warranted I understand that Straight Out of The Ground CSA will make every attempt to communicate with me in advance so that I am kept up to date.  I understand that adjustments to the CSA program are solely the discretion of East Branch Farms, but also understand that the farm will strive to gather member input and perspective along the way.

Picking Up My Share: As a CSA member, I understand that I am responsible for picking up my weekly share from my chosen pickup location during the designated time frame.

Unable to Pick Up My Share: If for any reason I cannot pick up my weekly share shipment, I understand that I am responsible to either make arrangements two days prior to delivery by midnight in order to to skip a shipment OR to have someone pick up my share delivery and check off my name on the sign-in sheet.

Donation of Shares Not Picked Up: As a CSA member, I understand that if I do not pick up my share within the distribution time frame, it will be donated to an interested party or facility, designated by pickup location host.

Keeping Account Information Updated: As a member of the Straight Out of The Ground CSA program, I agree to pay my account in a timely manner and keep my membership account information up to date.

CSA Communication & Confidentiality Practices: I understand that East Branch Farms communicates with CSA members primarily through email and blogging and may use my information for this purpose. As a CSA member, I understand that it is my responsibility to open and read all emails to stay informed. If my email address or any other contact information changes, I will contact straightoutoftheground@gmail.com. I also understand that East Branch Farms does not sell or rent my email list or my private customer information.