We offer a number of size and season options including full and half-season CSA shares and single and family sized shares. You can pay online with your credit card, mail in your registration form with a check, or use your SNAP benefits and pay monthly with your EBT card.

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Important Dates

We encourage you to sign up as soon as possible. Last year we had to close registration due to an unanticipated spike in signups. Your early registration is also beneficial for your farmer. Signup deadlines and other important dates are provided in the table below:

2015 Important Dates

Registration deadline*

  Dates of full share

Dates of summer share

Dates of autumn share

Individuals June 8* Jul. 5 – Oct. 24 Jul. 5 – Aug. 29 Aug. 30 – Oct. 24
Offices/Businesses May 1 Jul 5. – Oct. 24 Jul. 5 – Aug. 29 Aug. 30 – Oct. 24

*We may close registration sooner if our maximum share capacity is reached


Prices and Seasons

2015 CSA Prices

Summer CSA

(July & August)

Autumn CSA

(September & October)

Full Season CSA

(July – October)

Single Share $140 $140 $275
Family Share $280 $280 $550

We also bring our own twist to the traditional CSA experience by making it more convenient for you to pick up your shares every week. We offer CSA pickups at over 15 locations in southern Maine as well as at numerous offices and businesses! For more information about our CSA office & business delivery program, contact us at [email protected].


2015 CSA Public Pick Up Locations:

*Please note we have filled up at some locations. Please email [email protected] to join our waiting list. 

Days and times below are subject to change. Fresh Start Farms’ farmers deliver shares to:

Damariscotta Farmers’ Market — Fri. 9 – noon — Still accepting members!

Freeport, Casco Bay YMCA – Wed. pm — FULL, sorry

Kennebunk Farmers’ Market — Sat. 8 – 1 — Still accepting members!

Lewiston, Kennedy Park Farm Stand — Tues.— Still accepting members!

Lewiston Farmers’ Market – Sun. 10 – 1 — Still accepting members!

New Gloucester, Pineland YMCA – Wed. pm — FULL, sorry

Portland Food Coop – Wed. — FULL, sorry

Portland Munjoy Hill / East End – Wed. — FULL, sorry

Peaks Island (SUMMER ONLY) – Wed. — FULL, sorry

Portland, Monument Square – Wed. 9 – 1 — FULL, sorry

Portland, Deering Oaks Park – Sat. 7 – 1 — FULL, sorry

Portland, Whole Foods Farm Stand – Tues. 1 – 5 — FULL, sorry

Portland YMCA – Wed. pm — FULL, sorry

South Portland Farmers’ Market – Sun. 10 – 2 —  FULL, sorry

South Portland Farm Stand, Redbank (SUMMER ONLY) – Thurs. pm — FULL, sorry

Seasonal Produce Availability

The following chart indicates many of the crops your CSA farmer may grow and when these crops typically become available in the season. Please keep in mind that farmers may often specialize, so while you will receive a diverse array of vegetables each week, it’s not guaranteed that all vegetables listed below will be available to every customer.



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