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Aberle Farms CSA

http://www.aberle@sympatico.ca

2639 Northfield Dr. E.
Elmira
tel: 519-669-2097
aberle@sympatico.ca

Open: June 1 - October 31
Hours:

Stephen and Christine Aberle of Aberle Farms are big believers in knowing where and how food is produced.  This is clearly demonstrated through the CSA that they operate – headquartered on their farm at 2639 Northfield Drive North, just north of Elmira.  Aberle Farm’s CSA is the first independent, farmer-run CSA program in Waterloo Region.  Looking for a way to diversify their farm operation in 2000, their CSA began with only ten clients.  Starting small gave the Aberle’s the opportunity to work out all the bugs – literally.  The Aberle’s incorporate organic methods of production, without the use of pesticides.  This involves utilizing specific crop rotations, hand-picking insects off of the plants and using composted cattle manure created from their own livestock.  They also use special ‘natural’ tonics, solutions or teas to fend off the effects of Mother Nature, including a baking soda solution that discourages mildew on cucumbers.  In total, there are over 40 different fruits, vegetables and herbs that are included in the weekly CSA food boxes from Aberle Farms.  Buying local has never been so easy.  Contact the Aberle’s or another CSA program in Waterloo Region to start buying local today. 

 

A Full Share is enough to feed a family of four or larger: $595 per season (2009 Prices).

A Half Share is enough for a family of two or three: $350 (2009 Prices).

Organic Produce is harvested on Thursday mornings and delivered to you door Thursday afternoons.  Delivery is free to Elmira, and Kitchener-Waterloo area; you can also arrange to pick up from the farm.

 

Please note we will not be operational in 2010.