- CSA encourages direct communication and cooperation among farmers and consumers.
- CSA provides farmers and growers with a fair return on their labor.
- CSA keeps food dollars in the local community and contribute to the development and maintenance of regional food systems.
- With a "guaranteed market" for their produce, farmers can invest their time in doing the best job they can producing food rather than marketing their products.
- CSA supports the biodiversity of a given farm and the diversity of agriculture.
- CSA creates a sense of social responsibility and stewardship of local land.
- CSA puts "the farmers face on food" and increase understanding of how, where, and by whom our food is grown.
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