Summer CSA

Know your farmer, grow your community.

Do you feel connected to your food system?

Hi! We’re the Haakenson family: Farmers David, Kristin, Micah, Grace, & Fern. We’re the second (and third!) generations caring for this special patch of land in Carnation, Washington – just 45 minutes east of Seattle.

So many folks feel like there’s a gap between them and their food system.

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) bridges the gap.

By being a member at Jubilee Farm, not only do you enjoy fresh, nourishing food in your weekly CSA produce share – but you also get to engage with the land & the people that provide that food. When you visit the farm, you’ll be able to chat with us & our crew when you see us out in the fields, and you’ll get to see the the crops grow & mature – you’ll be a part of life on the farm, and you’ll be a part of your food system.

How our CSA works

When you become a member of our Summer CSA, you’re purchasing a “share” of produce; your weekly share contains the delicious produce that our farm has to offer each week for 20 weeks. This is local-eating at its finest – you get to enjoy the waves of your local growing season.

Connect

When you connect to Jubilee with a Summer CSA membership, you’re subscribing up-front to a weekly share of produce for 20 weeks.

You can choose between three different share types, and you can choose to pick-up at the farm or have your box delivered to a depot.

We harvest

Every week, from June through October, we harvest delicious produce fresh from our fields.

You pick up

You can either pick up your weekly share here at the farm (where you can make a day of it & enjoy all the farm has to offer!), or you can have it delivered to a depot.

Enjoy!

We provide weekly Boxletters filled with recipes and tips, and we even have a kitchen ready for you in our barn, where our food coaches will step you through the nuances of each veggie.

It’s been a great summer. We love the food cycle from early June to October, but for us the farm is more than produce. It is a meditative experience drawing you into the fields, the animals, the insects, the visitors, the kids, the sky, the Cascades, the weather…Every time it’s different and every time the same. Thank you for what you do.

– CSA members Paul & Karen G.

What’s included in a CSA membership?

● Weekly share of produce (for 20 weeks) grown with organic farming methods
● Access to the farm & your farmers – bring a picnic lunch and stay awhile!
● Boxletters filled with recipes each week
● Cascading Kitchen – a kitchen in the barn where you can prep produce & learn from our food coaches
● U-Pick at the farm
● Weekly Farm School for kiddos (July & August)
● Barn market filled with extra goodies that you can add to complete your meals for the week

What’s in a weekly CSA share?

The first few weeks consist of greens: head lettuce, arugula, mizuna, totsoi, poc choi, mustards, chard, kale, etc. Soon they’re joined by summer squash, cucumbers, tomatoes, peas, beans, raspberries, artichokes, broccoli, cauliflower, strawberries, cabbage, watermelons, peppers, potatoes, onions, cantaloupes, basil, kohlrabi, corn, leeks, fennel, carrots, garlic, beets, radishes, cilantro, turnips, winter squashes, and more.

The raspberries and grapes were to die for. I have never cooed over carrots so much in my life. Your romanesco is gorgeous. The tomatoes and peppers were amazing. The melons, the squash, the salad mix!!!

– CSA member Nancy H.

Summer CSA Membership Plans

FULL SHARE

The Full Share is our standard share size.  This is meant to feed a family of four or two adults who like to eat vegetables (and possibly do a little preserving and fill their freezers!) (This is equivalent to our Family Share size from previous years).

$900 for 20 weeks 
(plus $90 if Delivery)

THREE QUARTER SHARE

The Three Quarter Share is just that: 3/4 the size of our Full Share.  This share size is designed to meet the needs of 2-3 people or a family with small children with little left to carry over from week to week. (This is equivalent to our Couples Share size from previous years).

$700 for 20 weeks 
(plus $90 if Delivery)

HALF SHARE

The Half Share is half the size of our Full Share.  This is a new option for us in 2019, meant to provide for either a single person, those that tend to eat out a few nights a week, or folks who are learning to love veggies!

$500 for 20 weeks
(plus $90 if Delivery)

PICK-UP AT THE FARM

How does pick-up at the farm work?

Gather your produce

When you arrive at the farm, your produce has already been harvested by us and is waiting for you in our barn, where you collect it all – a weekly share board tells you how much of each item to grab.

We recommend bringing a cooler, laundry basket, box, or totes to bring your produce home in, as well as reusable produce bags. (We provide produce bags in case you need them).

Kitchen & Market

Once you’ve gathered your produce, you’re welcome to use our barn’s Cascading Kitchen, where you can prep all your veggies so that they’re ready to pop in your fridge & use when you get home.

The barn also has a market with add-on items available like Jubilee eggs, meat, & canned goods, as well as items from local farmer friends – sea salt, honey, spices, etc.

U-Pick & Enjoy!

As an extra bonus at no cost, U-Pick items are available in the fields each week – strawberries, raspberries, herbs, beans, flowers, etc. We recommend bringing scissors & reusable bags, as well as a jar for flowers. We do provide pints, bags, and scissors if you need to use any!

Feel free to wander around the farm & enjoy – there are picnic tables in the meadow, a playground for kiddos, & periodic events!

FARM PICK-UP HOURS

  • Tuesdays: noon – 6 pm
  • Fridays: noon – 6 pm
  • Saturdays: 9 am – 3 pm

PICNIC

Nestled in the lush Snoqualmie Valley, with the Cascades just in the distance, Jubilee is a uniquely beautiful place – we hope that when you come to pick up your share, you’ll be able to enjoy a walk or a picnic on the farm.  We invite you to make a day of it.

U-PICK

We have a plethora of U-Pick items available for our members throughout the season – flowers, herbs, beans, berries, and more.  The U-Pick is a great way to really get involved with the farm and get your hands in the dirt a bit!

There is no extra cost for U-Pick – it’s a bonus for your share!

FARM SCHOOL

During July & August, we invite our CSA members and their kiddos to dig into the life of the farm by attending Farm School – we plant seeds, harvest veggies, collect eggs, & more for about half an hour each session. It’s a great opportunity for your children to learn, first-hand, about where their food comes from!

JULY & AUGUST
(Free! Meet on the barn porch)

  • Tuesdays: 12:30 pm
  • Fridays: 2 pm
  • Saturdays: 10 am

CASCADING KITCHEN

Our barn hosts a spacious kitchen, stocked with sinks & all of the tools necessary to help you prepare your produce before taking it home. Best of all, our food coaches Terrie & Mimi will be in the kitchen to demo techniques, sample recipes, and help you make the most of your share!

BARN MARKET

Our Barn Market shelves, fridges, and freezers are stocked with a variety of Jubilee goods: eggs, beef, preserves like strawberry jam, handmade beef tallow soap, stone-ground flour, and more.

We also feature wonderful products from our neighbors and other regional folks – butter, cheese, sea salt, seasoning rubs, tea, laundry soap, etc. And, of course, we stock our favorite cookbooks!

You can also grab a popsicle, cold beverage, chips, etc!

“I just want to thank you for making Jubilee Farm such a wonderful, welcoming place to be.  This was the first year that we’ve been part of your CSA, and we look forward to many more years.  I have a 5-year-old boy, and our Fridays at the farm were the highlight of the summer for us.  He absolutely loved farm school, and he had so much fun helping me with the u-pick items.  Every time we got home from the farm, my son wanted to try all of the vegetables.  This summer, he discovered a love for cucumbers, beets, kale chips, artichokes, winter squash, and edamame.  I feel so fortunate to know that he’s eating the healthiest food available and really enjoying it!  We really want to raise our son to enjoy healthy foods and appreciate where our food comes from.  You’ve helped us so much with that.”

CSA member Emily C.

Thank you for growing such a wide variety. You have some very unique and interesting things growing at the farm – like a yellow watermelon that I’ve never tried or seen before, or edamame beans, that I’ve tried before but have never seen how they grow, or grapes that you can’t buy in store, because they are not a popular variety, but they smell and taste just like the ones we had at home when I was growing up, or sorrel that in stores they sell in 2oz boxes, more like an herb instead of greens. That is one of the many reasons I love Jubilee farm.

  • CSA Member Olga G.

DEPOT DELIVERY

$96 additional, one-time charge

How does delivery work?

Depot pick-up

Every Wednesday, your box of fresh produce is available at your selected depot from noon – 7 pm. This is a great option for folks who want to enjoy fresh, local produce but aren’t able to make it out to the farm on a regular basis – we’ll bring the farm to you!

Enjoy!

Included in your box is our weekly Boxletter, which is filled with recipes and tips designed to help you make the most of your box each week.

Options

Although we’re able to sometimes include u-pick items in the box (u-pick is a free bonus!), you’re always welcome to come out to the farm to pick up your share or do U-Pick! We just ask that you let us know by noon on Monday of the week(s) you’d like to come.

EASTSIDE DEPOTS

  • Newport Hills
  • Kirkland
    (near Downtown, Central Way and Market St.)
  • Issaquah
    (at Gemini Fish Market)

SEATTLE DEPOTS

  • Ballard
  • Mercer Island 
    (Downtown, 77th Ave SE & SE 27th)
  • Mt. Baker
    (near Mt. Baker Community Club)
  • North Capitol Hill
  • North Ravenna
  • Queen Anne
  • West Seattle (near Genesee Elementary)

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