FAQs

Will Pinckney's Produce grow any fruits?

We have planted strawberries, watermelons and cantaloupes and hope to have them for the 2015 seasons. We may partner with other farms to provide more variety, and will let you know when we do. ... Read More

Where are your drop sites located?

We will be working hard to get as many of our drop points identified for 2015 as soon as possible. As interest develops in different communities, we will quickly move to establish the drop site for that ... Read More

Do you accept credit cards?

Yes. We have a secure website for credit card transactions. We currently accept Via, MasterCard and Discover. ... Read More

What type of shares are available and how much do they cost?

Our Spring and Fall seasons last 12 weeks. We offer four share sizes. The small share is great for 1 person and costs $216. The Medium share is good for 2 or 3 people and costs $276. The Large share ... Read More

Is there a deadline to sign up?

Strictly speaking, there is no deadline, but membership in an active season may be sold out; check with us for availability. ... Read More

What is a CSA?

A Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program unites members of a community with farmers and the land. Members of the program purchase a subscription to a farm’s harvest at the beginning of the ... Read More

What is the best way to store the vegetables?

Different sources provide a variety of suggestions and storing techniques. We have enjoyed the comprehensive “Food Storage Tips” guide devised by Full Circle Farm in Carnation, Washington (www.fullcirclefarm.com/storage). ... Read More

Why join a CSA for my vegetables?

Joining a CSA program provides you with the knowledge of where and how your food is grown, and access to produce that is fresh and harvested within, at the most, 24-48 hours of delivery. There is no mystery ... Read More

When are the specific crops harvested?

Spring crop harvest begins in mid-April. The first produce delivered are cold, hardy products such as collards, beets, and turnips, as well as English peas, rutabaga, lettuce, and mustard greens. May brings ... Read More

How many pesticides do you use on the farm?

Our use and application of pesticides (herbicides, fungicides, and insecticide) to our vegetables is with great care and concern for our personal family and our member family’s health and safety. ... Read More

Will the vegetables on your farm be certified USDA organic?

No. This is a three year process. However, it is of the up most importance to us to provide our customers the safest produce possible. Our family will not only be eating these vegetables, but also working ... Read More

Can we visit the farm?

It is our wish for you to feel a part of the farm; therefore, scheduled visits can be arranged. We plan to have an open house for our membership, hopefully around mid season. It will be a priority to keep ... Read More

What products will you grow this spring season?

For the spring and early summer season, we will be growing beets, cabbage, collards, carrots, eggplant, lettuce, kale, mustard, turnips, green onions, English peas. Potatoes, green beans, broccoli, yellow ... Read More