Connecticut CSA Photo Gallery

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Find out what community supported agriculture in Connecticut is all about by browsing photographs of nine CSA Farms throughout the state.

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  • Connecticut CSA Photo Gallery

    1. 1. The Market at Sport Hill Farm in Fairfield, Conn. Farmer Patricia Popp says she started the CSA as a way to compete with other area farms. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    2. 2. Beds of greens Sport Hill Farm, Fairfield, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    3. 3. Greenhouse Sport Hill Farm, Fairfield, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    4. 4. A chalkboard signs informs CSA members of the weekly share. Sport Hill Farm, Fairfield, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    5. 5. Garlic Sport Hill Farm, Fairfield, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    6. 6. Tomatoes Sport Hill Farm, Fairfield, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    7. 7. A sign welcomes visitors to Studio Farm Products in Voluntown, Conn. Founded in 1753 the farm is full of history. According to a Providence Journal article, George Washington was once a guest, and the current farm got its name from when it was a silent movie set in the early 1920s. The present day farm has been operation since 1963. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    8. 8. An old tractor Studio Farm Products, Voluntown, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    9. 9. Tool shed Studio Farm Products, Voluntown, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    10. 10. Tomatoes Studio Farm Products Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    11. 11. Pig Hurricane Farm, Scotland, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    12. 12. Sheep Hurricane Farm, Scotland, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    13. 13. Erica Andrews and her daughter Hurricane Farm, Scotland, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    14. 14. One of the farm goats likes to stand on his shed instead of in it. Hurricane Farm, Scotland, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    15. 15. Turkey Hurricane Farm, Scotland, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    16. 16. Pumpkin Hurricane Farm, Scotland, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    17. 17. Tomatoes Hurricane Farm, Scotland, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    18. 18. Barberry Hill Farm in Madison, Conn., is part of Dinners at the Farm. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    19. 19. Sheep Barberry Hill Farm. Madison, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    20. 20. Fields Barberry Hill Farm. Madison, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    21. 21. Potatoes Barberry Hill Farm. Madison, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    22. 22. Barberry Hill Farm. Madison, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    23. 23. Green Beans Barberry Hill Farm. Madison, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    24. 24. Barberry Hill Farm. Madison, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    25. 25. Phoenix Hill Farm in Hebron, Conn., is named after horse Phoenix. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    26. 26. Rooster Phoenix Hill Farm Hebron, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    27. 27. Sheep Phoenix Hill Farm Hebron, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    28. 28. Fields Phoenix Hill Farm Hebron, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    29. 29. Down to Earth in Stafford, Conn., is a community operated farm using land from the Bob White Farm for the CSA. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    30. 30. Herbs Down to Earth, Stafford, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    31. 31. Pumpkin patch Down to Earth, Stafford, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    32. 32. Pumpkin patch Down to Earth, Stafford, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    33. 33. Greens Down to Earth, Stafford, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    34. 34. Garlic Down to Earth, Stafford, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    35. 35. A CSA shareholder picks up his weekly share. Down to Earth, Stafford, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    36. 36. Greens Down to Earth, Stafford, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    37. 37. After retiring, Bruce Kittredge began Bird Song Farm in Hampton, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    38. 38. Onions Bird Song Farm, Hampton, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    39. 39. Onions Bird Song Farm, Hampton, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    40. 40. Kohlrabi Bird Song Farm, Hampton, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    41. 41. Peppers Bird Song Farm, Hampton, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    42. 42. Bird Song Farm, Hampton, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell Kittredge bought the goats when they were only a few weeks old and transported them back to the farm in his Mini Cooper.
    43. 43. The shed at the farm includes an refrigeration system that Kittridge built from an air conditioner. Bird Song Farm, Hampton, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    44. 44. Peppers Bird Song Farm, Hampton, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    45. 45. Peppers Bird Song Farm, Hampton, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    46. 46. Chickens Bird Song Farm, Hampton, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    47. 47. Pumpkins ready to be picked up by CSA members. Bird Song Farm, Hampton, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    48. 48. Farm House of Bitta Blue Farm in Killingworth, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    49. 49. Fields Bitta Blue Farm Killingworth, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    50. 50. Beans Bitta Blue Farm, Killingworth, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    51. 51. Children from a local school painted the sign for Boulder Knoll Community Farm in Cheshire, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    52. 52. 50 CSA members work on the farm once a week and then pick up their weekly share. Boulder Knoll Community Farm, Cheshire, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    53. 53. Turnips Boulder Knoll Community Farm, Cheshire, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    54. 54. A CSA member picks up her weekly share. Boulder Knoll Community Farm, Cheshire, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell
    55. 55. Leeks Boulder Knoll Community Farm, Cheshire, Conn. Photograph by Bree Shirvell

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