No, it's a Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) scheme. *** More of an explanation of CSAs here?
Is the harvest organic?
What community activities are there?
There are regular days working on the land; camping at the farm; shared meals & meetings *** what other activities?
Do you deliver my harvest to me?
OK, so where can I collect my harvest from?
The main place to collect it from is Whetstone Pastures Farm, which has the advantage that you can get involved in community activities at the farm. There is no extra charge for collecting from the farm.
However, if you can't make it to the farm, we also deliver to *** Need to check this. Friends Meeting House on Queens Road (*** and Eco House on Hinckley Road?). The delivery charge is on top of the *** Not sure how much
What harvest can I expect to receive?
The amount varies over the seasons, but here's what we had over the course of a year. You can expect something like this.
Does it include fruit as well as vegetables?
Right now we only grow vegetables. *** Do we want to say that very occasionally Sandra might include some spare fruit from the farm, but this is an occasional treat?
How much does it cost?
Normally, a standard share costs £32 per calendar month, payable quarterly (so £96 per quarter).Hold on a minute; I thought you said it was £32 per month
But we have a special introductory offer! Your first four weeks will only cost £22, instead of the £29.52 that four weeks would normally cost. That's four weeks for the price of three.
Yes, it's £32 per calendar month, which is the same as £29.52 per four weeks.
How much extra does delivery to the drop-off points in Leicester cost?
*** Need to check this
How can I contribute in other ways?
I'm confused! What's all this about being an ordinary member, a crop-sharer or a shareholder? All I want is some veg!How can I join?
*** Actually, I'm confused too!Which membership is right for me?
Please fill out this form and send it to us.
Community days, work the land, join the committee *** what other ways?Is there a way I can get more of a feel about what the group is about? Maybe chat with members and ask questions?
Yes! You can like our Facebook page and join in the chat there.
I still have some questions: is there someone I can talk to?
Of course: feel free to ask xxx on yyy *** who is the contact for this?