Have you ever been in the grocery store, walking through the produce section? And in your head your thinking, “I should really buy more fruits and veggies for the kids. But they’re so darn expensive!” Yeah, I do that every week. Then I go to the farmers market, which lots of other eating healthy on a budget sites tell you to do…. Well, I guess I live in an area that doesn’t have a lot of local growers, because the farmer’s market is even more expensive than the grocery store! So here I sit, trying to figure out how to save money on fresh produce.
I’ve often heard about this elusive CSA box. Maybe they’re available in your area, but until yesterday in spite of searching and searching there simply was not a box available anywhere in my area. Insert sad face 😦 lol. Well, yesterday, while I was browsing my local farmer’s market facebook page I came across something that totally excited me! Should I share???
Ok, ok I will. I stumbled across this, it’s a website that allows you to pick ahead of time what you pick up at your local farmer’s market! I know, exciting right?! Here’s what even better, one if the local growers offers a CSA bag, YAY! So I did a bit more research to see what all was included in their bag.
So here is the list of what the CSA bag included last week, “turnips, lots cucumber, mustard greens, yellow squash, peppers sweet and hot, honey, eggs, bread, basil and some eggplant”. That’s taken directly from their website. That’s a lot in my book for just $25, and if you live closer and can pick up in Abita Springs then it’s only $20! Go get your bundle this weekend!!!