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Community Supported Agriculture (Csa) in the Midwest United States: A Regional Characterization


  • Tegtmeier, Erin
  • Duffy, Michael


This paper presents the results of a survey of community supported agriculture operations throughout the Midwest. Characteristics and profitability of the CSA's are presented.

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  • Tegtmeier, Erin & Duffy, Michael, 2005. "Community Supported Agriculture (Csa) in the Midwest United States: A Regional Characterization," Staff General Research Papers Archive 12577, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:isu:genres:12577

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    1. Farnsworth, Richard L. & Thompson, Sarahelen R. & Drury, Kathleen A. & Warner, Richard E., 1996. "Community Supported Agriculture: Filling A Niche Market," Journal of Food Distribution Research, Food Distribution Research Society, vol. 27(1), February.
    2. Gilman, Steve, 1999. "Direct Marketing Options: Farmers Markets, Restaurants, Community Supported Agriculture And The Organic Alternative," Agricultural Outlook Forum 1999 32951, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Outlook Forum.
    3. Lass, Daniel A. & Lavoie, Nathalie & Fetter, T. Robert, 2004. "Market Power In Direct Marketing Of Fresh Produce: Community Supported Agriculture Farms," 2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO 20092, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
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    1. Rachael D. Garrett & Meredith Niles & Juliana Gil & Philip Dy & Julio Reis & Judson Valentim, 2017. "Policies for Reintegrating Crop and Livestock Systems: A Comparative Analysis," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 9(3), pages 1-22, March.
    2. Robert Feagan & Amanda Henderson, 2009. "Devon Acres CSA: local struggles in a global food system," Agriculture and Human Values, Springer;The Agriculture, Food, & Human Values Society (AFHVS), vol. 26(3), pages 203-217, September.
    3. Mark Paul, 2016. "Farmer Perspectives on Livelihoods Within Community Supported Agriculture," UMASS Amherst Economics Working Papers 2016-13, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Department of Economics.
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    5. Antoinette Pole & Margaret Gray, 2013. "Farming alone? What’s up with the “C” in community supported agriculture," Agriculture and Human Values, Springer;The Agriculture, Food, & Human Values Society (AFHVS), vol. 30(1), pages 85-100, March.

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