Your Local Guide to Memphis CSAs

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Community-supported agriculture (CSA) is a food production and distribution system that connects farmers directly to consumers. In short: people buy “shares” of a farm’s harvest in advance, and then they receive a portion of the crops as they are harvested.

CSAs girl holding produce

There are several CSAs in Memphis and the surrounding Mid-South. Choosing to partner with one of these makes a direct impact on our local farming community!

 

Falcon Ridge Farm

  • Toone, TN
  • Includes fruits, vegetables, and optional flowers that can be added on
  • Open for orders in the spring, summer, and fall
  • Pickup available Thursdays at Collierville Farmers Market, Saturdays at Memphis Farmers Market or Agricenter Farmers Market

Jones Orchard

  • Millington, TN
  • Includes fruits, vegetables, and sometimes jarred goods
  • Open April 21 – June 23
  • Pickup available Wednesdays and Fridays at the Agricenter and at Jones Orchard’s Highway 51 and Singleton Parkway locations

Marmilu Farms

  • Humboldt, TN
  • Includes pasture-based family farm producing grassfed beef, pastured pork, lamb, chicken, and eggs
  • Open year-round
  • Pickup available at the farm with $25 minimum purchase
  • Home delivery available for free with $50 minimum purchase

Rose Creek Farms

  • Selmer, TN
  • Includes Certified Naturally Grown produce
  • Open year-round
  • Pickup available Thursdays at Integrative Wellness (Germantown) or Tamboli’s Pasta & Pizza
  • Home delivery can be ordered Sunday at midnight for Thursday delivery

Home Place Pastures

  • Como, MS
  • Includes Vertically integrated, pasture-based beef, pork, and lamb sold individually or in monthly subscription boxes
  • Open year-round
  • Pickup available Monday – Saturday at the farm’s retail store
  • Home delivery as a monthly CSA or individual orders on a rolling basis
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Who’s got the meat? Image courtesy of Home Place Pastures IG.

Newman Farm

  • Myrtle, MI
  • Includes high quality, sustainably farmed Heritage Berkshire pork, hand-selected Angus beef, and pasture-raised poultry sold individually or in monthly Farmstock subscription boxes
  • Open year-round
  • Home delivery available on a monthly basis

Rabbit Ridge Farms

  • Bee Branch, AR
  • Includes free-range cattle, hogs, and chickens
  • Open year-round
  • Pickup available Monday – Saturday in the farm store
  • Home delivery available to be shipped to your home

Third Plate Pastures

  • New Houlka, MS
  • Includes heritage-bred, 100% pasture-raised pork
  • Open year-round
  • Home delivery available
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Harvesting sweet potatoes. Image courtesy of Tubby Creek Farm IG.

Tubby Creek Farm

  • Ashland, MS
  • Includes Certified Naturally Grown produce, half and full shares
  • Open Spring, Summer, and Fall
  • Pickup available Saturdays at Tubby Creek Farm or several locations around town
  • Home delivery available on Saturdays

Whitton Farms

  • Tyronza, AR
  • Includes Certified Naturally Grown produce, half and full shares (floral shares available too)
  • Open spring and summer
  • Pickup available Saturdays at Memphis Farmers Market and Cooper-Young Community Farmers Market

Bring It Food Hub (Memphis Tilth)

  • Memphis, TN
  • Not a traditional CSA, this one brings several farms together
  • Over 20 pickup locations to pick up from, pickups are Wednesday-Saturday depending on the location you choose
  • 2 subscription options plus you can add meat shares, eggs, bread, etc. onto your subscription
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And example of Bring It Food Hub monthly subscription with local add-ons available. Image courtesy of Bring It Food Hub IG.

Bailey Family Farm (meat)

  • Greater Memphis area
  • They offer monthly meat CSAs plus bulk orders from their farm
  • They are sold out for 2020, but are accepting 2021 shares.

New South Memphis Co Op

  • Memphis, TN
  • They have 4 different share options, including a grill box and a breakfast box
  • They also encourage you to purchase a “good neighbor” box that provides produce for someone that is food insecure, so they can experience the benefits of CSAs. It can be someone you know or a complete stranger that they will locate using various non-profit partners to identify families and individuals in need. They will deliver to their doorstep free-of-charge.
  • Their fall session is already happening, but they offer 8 week sessions throughout the year

CSANot interested in that big of a commitment but still want to help local farmers? Check out our Farmer’s Market guide!

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