2019 Farm SHares now available!
LEAF is now taking sign-ups for our 2019 growing season. Read below for more information.
During the growing season, LEAF provides a weekly share of produce grown on our farm, with the option to supplement with various value-added products from our partner farms. The produce is grown, picked and packed by the LEAF youth crew. providing them with meaningful work opportunities that showcase their unique potential.
All share options run for 20 weeks, from June through October. Shares are delivered weekly on Mondays or Wednesdays to Harrisburg, Carlisle, Camp Hill, and Landisburg. Addresses are available upon checkout.
Here is some information on how to construct your ideal share:
leaf produce share:
Farm Share programs are designed to highlight in season produce each week in an effort to give customers access to the freshest, most delicious vegetables all season long. In the spring you can expect to receive an abundance of leafy greens (such as kale, arugula, spinach or lettuce) and spring roots. As our growing season progresses into summer and fall a typical weekly share may include greens, a fruiting vegetable (peppers, tomatoes, squash, cucumbers), as well as roots and alliums (beets, potatoes, carrots, garlic). Everything depends on what is in season and most delicious that week!
The small share ($12 weekly value) is ideal for households who want to experiment with local eating or supplement their normal fare, and the medium share ($20 weekly value) better suits those who are more enthusiastic vegetable lovers.
leaf produce add-ons:
If you’re like us, you can’t get enough greens! A greens add-on is a great way to enhance a standard produce share but is also available as a stand alone order. The greens add-on share will contain a $5 weekly value of additional greens, such as kale, lettuce mix, arugula, or spinach.
partner farm add-ons:
Featuring some of the best farm products in our region, partner farm add-ons allow customers to enhance their standard share. Customers can choose from meat, dairy, bread, and fruit shares. If you would like a different product each week, selected by LEAF staff, you can purchase our Farmers' Choice share, for the same price.
Partner Farms and Add-ons
LEAF works within the local food system, collaborating with different farmers in the region to provide the youth in the program a more diverse picture of farming, beyond raising vegetables and to offer various value-added products as an option to supplement and enhance a standard farm share. Below is a list of the different farms we work with, and what they contribute as part of the Partner Farm and Partner Farm Plus shares:
Threefold Farm: berries and unique fruits
Talking Breads: freshly baked artisan breads in a variety of flavors, and pasture-raised pork and chicken
Keswick Creamery: aged and fresh cheeses from pasture-raised cows
North Mountain Pastures: pasture-raised beef and pork
To learn more about our partner farms and their products, check out this page on our website.
Pick up locations
LEAF will deliver weekly shares to the following pick up locations:
412 Lincoln St., Carlisle
New Life Community Church, 64 E North St., Carlisle
554 Warm Springs Rd., Landisburg (LEAF farm)
3005 N 3rd St., Harrisburg
2201 Market St., Camp Hill
2179 Merrimac Ave., Mechanicsburg