What is a CSA program?

Community Supported Agriculture is when a community pledges their support to a farm (like ours) and pre-pays for a box of seasonal, local, organic vegetables. Pledging your support to a small farm (like ours) ensures the farm that they can continue to exist. CSA provides the community with the freshest, healthiest produce while educating our families and connecting them to the land.

Shepherd Farms Membership Benefits:

Organic – Since 1973 we have been growing crops without pesticides and chemical fertilizers.  We believe in healthy families and a healthy environment.

Local – Picked when ripe, local produce is fresher, tastier and more nutritious. Since it hasn’t traveled far to reach your plate, you help reduce your carbon foot print.

Economical – Our organic produce is bountiful, beautiful, and lower priced than grocery store organic.

Convenient – Central drop-off locations and delivery service saves shopping time.

Community - Joining the Shepherd Farms CSA entitles you to farm visits, harvest celebrations, and other gatherings on our farms.

Memberships are now available!

Sign up by clicking on the link below.


$30.00 a box (good for 3-4)
HALF SHARE: $18.00 a box (good for 1-2)

Pick up your CSA box at a location closest to you!

Montecito – Village Cheese and Wine – Thursday 1- 1 pm – 5 pm
Lower Santa Barbara – Backyard Bowls – Thursday 1:30 pm – 5 pm
Upper Santa Barbara – Pizza Guru – Thursday – 2 pm – 9:30 pm, Unitarian Church – Wednesday 2 pm – 9:30 pm

We encourage our Shepherd Farms CSA members to share our program with your family, friends and neighbors. If you can gather 10 new members and would like to host a drop off location at your home, you will receive free, full membership!

Our Membership Agreements:

* I understand that one re-schedule is allowed for every 12 weeks with one week notice.
* By joining CSA, I understand that I am making an on-going commitment.
* I understand that the contents of my box will change seasonally and cannot be changed upon request unless I purchase “add on” items.
* I understand that I am making a pre payment to Shepherd Farms and there are no returns.
* I understand that I will be notified for any delivery cancellations prior to pick up time.
* I understand that if I do not receive a delivery cancellation notice, delivery will be as usual.
* I understand that if I’m unavailable to pick up my produce, I will allow someone else to pick it up for me.


Sign up by clicking on the link below.


If you have purchased a Living Social deal, please choose a pick up location from above, then email us at info.shepherdfarms@gmail.com and let us know which location you’d like to use and the date. We will confirm your order within a few days


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By , January 30, 2011