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CTE Industries
K-12 Subjects
10 11 12

CSA Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

Now that CSA promotions (Lesson 2) and CSA infrastructure (Lesson 3) are in order, it is time to handle the subscriptions or contractual part of the arrangement. In order for a CSA to be sustainable, someone needs to buy the product. This final lesson focuses on the creation of a contract between the CSA operators and its patrons outlining the ter…

CSA Product Distribution

This lesson teaches students to build the infrastructure necessary for the delivery of crops grown through Community Supported Agriculture to the consumer.

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Model PBL Project
10 11 12

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Model PBL Project

People are starting to be concerned about the environmental impact of transporting food long distances. They want their food grown locally, not only for personal health reasons, but for the health of the planet. In addition, many urban communities are embracing locally grown food to eradicate food deserts. It is this "Grow Local" sentiment that i…

Promoting Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

Using the mission statement they created in Lesson 1, students move forward to the promotion of their own CSA. The lesson begins with students evaluation of various promotional campaigns. Their analysis includes in-depth looks into the construction, layout, and necessities in a successful promotion. The lesson culminates in a tailor-made CSA poste…

10 11 12

What is Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)?

This is 1 in a series of 4 lessons designed to provide the fundamental documentation for building a sustainable Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) model. Students will begin by writing a mission statement to define the CSA, develop promotional pamphlets/flyers, outline distribution protocol, and construct subscription/contractual agreements. The…

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