CSA Box Recipes

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CSA Box Recipes- Do you subscribe to a CSA, or have you thought about joining one? Whether you are a seasoned CSA member every year or a newbie, this post is full of CSA box ideas to get you through a whole subscription season! These recipes are easy and full of fresh seasonal produce, with ideas for appetizers, desserts, mains, and everything in between. If you want to know how to use CSA Vegetables and other box items, this is the place for you!

What is a CSA Box?

CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. What is Community Supported Agriculture? When you join a CSA, you make an investment in local farms! 

How? By joining a CSA, you buy shares of a farm’s harvest in advance by paying a few hundred dollars to join at the start of the growing season. This cost will vary by farm, but it is generally around 400- 800 dollars to join.

In return, you receive a weekly box of freshly grown produce! Some CSA subscriptions even offer meat, eggs, flowers, and fresh herbs depending on the farm. Each week is a surprise, because what you get all depends on what is ready to harvest at that time. 

CSA Box Ideas

Not knowing what produce or other items you will receive means that sometimes, you have to come up with ideas on the fly for whatever is inside that week’s box. That’s where this post and this whole website can help you! For more about this site, be sure to visit the about page to learn more. Now, on to the recipes!

CSA Box Recipes

This list is your one stop shop for great recipes to utilize produce and other items you might find in a CSA subscription box!

CSA Produce Tutorials

In this section of the list, you'll find both a recipe for making your own pumpkin puree, and a guide to garlic and leek scapes!

CSA Main Dish Ideas

These main dishes are perfect for serving with your CSA produce. If you are lucky enough to be a part of a CSA that also has meat as part of your subscription, you are sure to find great ideas here for how to use it!

CSA Box Breakfast Ideas

Start the day off right with these fresh and easy breakfast recipes!

Beverage Recipes For CSA Box Items

Fruits and veggies aren't just for sides and mains. You can make tasty drinks with your CSA items too!

Appetizer Ideas For CSA Box Ingredients

We all need a list of a few go to appetizers, and these will help you utilize those fresh ingredients from your weekly delivery.

CSA Box Dessert Ideas

What is life without dessert? All the recipes listed here use fresh from the farm fruit that you would most certainly find in a CSA share.

Side Dishes With CSA Box Produce

Sides and salads are some of the best ways to use up fresh produce, and you'll find more than a few great ideas here!

Sauce And Condiment Recipes For CSA Items

Why buy sauces and other condiments when you can make them yourself with fresh ingredients from a CSA share? These recipes are versatile, and sure to add a pop of flavor to anything you pair them with.

CSA Box Soups

Soup is a fabulous way to use up fresh produce. These options will give you ideas for a warm bowl of comfort all year long.

I want to thank you for stopping by. I hope you find this collection of CSA box recipes helpful and useful!

If you tried any of these recipes, I’d love to hear how they turned out! Just leave a comment below.

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  1. Great program to use. I know our DIL used something similar here in Canada, so will have to look into the CSA one
    Thanks so much for participating and sharing at SSPS 292. See you again next week!

    1. Thank you for catching that Jennifer, I have fixed that and you can now leave a comment on the Salad with Fried Goat Cheese!

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  3. Huh, I never heard of CSA boxes. This is really interesting and I’m glad you shared this information it sounds like a great program, for sure.
    I appreciate you sharing this with Sweet Tea & Friends this month dear friend.

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