Buy what you want - from small farms you trust. In a CSA*, farmers and consumers make a commitment to one another: the farmer provides high quality food for an entire season; and the consumer supports that farmer for the duration of the season. The LEAF CSA supports 9 farmers in southern Illinois. The LEAF farmers commit to keeping a steady supply of high quality, sustainably grown local produce available to members all year long. Food items offered include produce, fruit, eggs, pork, chicken, and grass fed beef. We’ll also offer farm made, specialty products such as soaps, lotions, tinctures and flowers. The LEAF CSA program offers unique features: • Orders are made on-line each week using our website. • You choose what you want, with no weekly minimums, and no penalty or loss if you miss a week. This CSA style is sometimes called marketplace, or 'free choice.' • Members choose the size of their annual investment in the CSA. There are no set share sizes. Investments can be as low as $200, or as high as $500, with opportunities to add to your account at any time. Weekly orders will be deducted from each member's account. LEAF CSA members will be given a 5-10% bonus for paying in advance (for initial investment only).