MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison-area residents got the chance to meet the local farmers who share their crops through community support agriculture programs, or CSAs.
FairShare CSA Coalition held its 21st annual open house on Sunday, where 35 farmers came to explain how farm membership works.
Participants pay farmers for a share of the farm, and in return receive a regular delivery of fresh fruits and vegetables, or even meats, eggs and dairy products.
"There's the economic benefit. It's a great value for your money," said Kiera Mulvey, executive director of the FairShare CSA Coalition. "And also knowing that you're keeping your money investing in Wisconsin farms and keeping our families growing food for the community right here at home."
The coalition has 48 member farms across southern and central Wisconsin.
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