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News Thu Apr 01 2010

Child-Run CSA to Deliver Organic Produce this Summer


If you haven't signed up for a produce CSA for this summer and are becoming dismayed by their high prices and limited selection, a new option is hitting the markets: The PlayGreend, a new CSA run 100% by children. Working in shifts revolving around school recess, afternoon and morning preschool and kindergarten, and school breaks, kids ages 4 to 12 learn on-the-job training in the organic farming industry, from growing to harvesting. Current Weekly deliveries to the Chicagoland area will begin in mid-June starting at $350 per 10-week share. You can also pay in cookies.

 

MrBrownThumb / April 1, 2010 12:34 PM

Ha! You almost got me. Although, I'd rather pay in cash than give up my cookies.

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Event Mon Jul 21 2014

A Garden Party at Rick Bayless' House

By Judy Wu

I was using Rick Bayless' restroom, I mused, staring up at the ceiling window that was projecting a heavenly beacon of light upon my less-than-angelic duties. I could barely distinguish Rick's faint murmurs through the orange walls, something about how...
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