Spring 2021 CSA Program Details for Ahavah Farm

Updated: Apr 5, 2021


Hello Dear CSA Members! The following is all the details for the 2021 SPRING CSA PROGRAM - STARTING THE FIRST WEEK OF APRIL PAST MEMBERS: It is recommended that you join the pre-season meeting and read through this e-mail for any changes from Winter 2020. You are also encouraged to print it out for easy reference throughout the 13 week season.

 

Preseason Meeting


We will be having an informational pre-season meeting on Monday, March 22nd @ 6pm (PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE FROM THE PREVIOUS NEWSLETTER) If you have any questions, this would be a great time to ask. We will do our best to keep it short. 30 - 40 Minutes TOPS. It will stay posted for about a month after the meeting so you can go back and re-watch it. To tune in to the Facebook Live and to participate you must already be a member* of or join the Ahavah Community Facebook Group HERE before the meeting on Monday, March 22nd @ 6pm. Preseason Meeting


*The video will be posted to Youtube and sent out for all non-Facebook users.

 

COMMUNICATION

All communication for changes, holds, requests etc. must come through e-mail and not through Facebook or Social Media channels.


The following are the contact emails you may need:


contact@ahavahfarm.com - this is the main contact for all CSA communication or general business inquiries.

aci@ahavahcommunity.org - this is the main contact for all Ahavah Community Initiative communication or general business inquiries, donations and volunteering.

nursery@ahavahfarm.com - this is the main contact for all nursery and seedling communication or general nursery-related business inquiries.


Follow updates, announcements, news and memes on our social media pages:


Ahavah Farm

https://www.facebook.com/ahavahfarm

https://www.instagram.com/ahavahfarm/

Ahavah Community Initiative

https://www.facebook.com/AhavahCommunityInitiative

https://www.instagram.com/ahavahcommunityinitiative/

Ahavah Farm Nursery

https://www.facebook.com/ahavahfarmnursery


Our Hashtags

#LocalSustainablePure

#Ahavahmeanslove

#Sharetheahavah

#Pureagriculture

#Ahavahfarm

#Ahavahcommunityinitiative

 

EXTRA VEGGIES FOR SALE

DON'T FORGET: SNAP MEMBERS ALWAYS RECEIVE 50% OFF!!

&

As always, all prices are

"Pay-What-You-Can-Afford."


ALL MEMBERS AUTOMATICALL RECEIVE 10% OFF ON ALL EXTRA VEGGIES (SNAP receives an additional 50%!).

See the weekly "What's in your Bag" e-mails that get sent on Wednesdays for your "extras" list.


For Payment: Cash or Check at the drops or the balance can be sent via PayPal to contact@ahavahfarm.com or via Venmo to 719-233-7828 or by paying with credit card over the phone.

 

GET YOUR SHARE DELIVERED TO YOUR DOOR!


Door to door deliveries are available for a fee.


Signing up is easy.


1. Log in to your dashboard at www.ahavahfarm.com


2. Next, click on "CSA Signup" to see all associated products for purchase (including door to door delivery options).


3. all door to door delivery purchases must be made no later than Sunday night, the week of delivery.








 

HOLDS, CREDITS and DOUBLE SHARES

One of the things that makes our CSA special is that we offer you to place a


"HOLD" and to receive a "CREDIT" for a "DOUBLE SHARE." Follow these steps if you are going on vacation or taking a week off from CSA.



1. Email your request to place a hold to contact@ahavahfarm.com NO LATER THAN SUNDAY AT MIDNIGHT OF THE WEEK OF HARVEST.

2. Enjoy your vacation.

3. When you are ready for your "DOUBLE SHARE" you must e-mail contact@ahavahfarm.com to place your request NO LATER THAN SUNDAY AT MIDNIGHT OF THE WEEK OF HARVEST.

4. Enjoy your double share.

NOTES and RESTRICTIONS: If you request a double share, there is a possibility that we may request a different week due to one reason or another. Double-shares are USE-IT or LOSE-IT.


If you don't use your credits by the end of the season they do NOT roll-over. *NEW* - If you are an "Auto-Renewal" Member we will automatically carry over your credits to the next season - all other members do not get carry-over credits!


In addition, please note that there is a maximum of 1 credit to be used per week (no triple shares).

 

👀 MARKET STYLE IS BACK! 👀


Market Style is back and it is THE BEST!!!


Market Style gives you more choice over your veggies and it's also an opportunity to enjoy the community during our OUTDOOR Farmer's Market-Style CSA pickup.


There are more details below, buuuut...are you signed up for Market Style?



If you are not signed up for market-style, and you want to be, please send a quick e-mail to FarmHer Havah at contact@ahavahfarm.com to let us know.


**If you do not sign up for Market-Style, you will receive a Traditional bag with the varieties of our choice.

**Regarding Covid-19, all state mandates and laws will be followed and enforced. If there is still a mask mandate, we will enforce this law, and if the mandate is lifted then we will also lift this requirement.

 

NURSERY NEWS - IMPORTANT!!!

Attention Home Gardeners! If you are planning a garden this year, you MUST get your orders in

soon! We will be cutting off all guaranteed pre-orders no later than April 1st!

Also, if you are planning on purchasing seeds from an online retailer or other retailer, be prepared that your desired seeds will be sold out. We have seen an over 500% increase in seed, seedling and gardening supplies and many retailers are ALREADY sold out! Place your orders today, as supplies across the globe, particularly here in the United States are running very tight and prices for seeds and seedlings are going through the roof! Don't worry though, our seedling prices are set in stone for 2021 and WILL NOT be increasing! In addition, you save 15% off all orders! See below...


Because we love you, we want to give our CSA members a gift...

ALL CSA MEMBERS WILL AUTOMATICALLY RECEIVE 15% OFF ON ALL IN-PERSON PURCHASES. TO RECEIVE 15% YOUR ENTIRE ONLINE ORDER, USE CODE "NURSERY15" AT CHECKOUT!!!

Pre-Order all your garden seedlings for 2021 (over 70 heirloom varieties!) and have them

guaranteed to be available on your selected date in your selected location: Colorado Springs, Denver, Monument and Peyton.


🚨DEADLINE TO PRE-ORDER IS APRIL 1ST!🚨


Use Code NURSERY15 at checkout.

It’s never to early to plan a 2021 victory garden! Go to www.ahavahfarm.com/nursery for more information and USE CODE NURSERY15 at checkout!