Prairieland Community Supported Agriculture


Lawrence F. London, Jr.
Title: Prairieland Community Supported Agriculture


Bringing farmers and

consumers together in

Champaign County, Illinois!

Hundreds of Community Supported Agriculture projects (CSAs) have started up across the U.S. and Canada over the last 10 years as a collective response of farmers and consumers to the ecological, social, and economic problems we are currently facing in agriculture and community. Prairieland CSA started in the winter of 1994 in Champaign-Urbana.

In CSA, Community members buy shares in the harvest from the farmer(s) and receive fresh organic vegetables for the whole season. With a direct partnership between local farmers and consumers, CSA can provide a living wage for the farmer and fresh, organic produce for the consumers while using environmentally sustainable practices, limiting waste, and decreasing excessive transport.

More About Prairieland CSA:

The 1995 Prairieland CSA Season:

The 1994 Prairieland CSA Season:

Sustainable Agriculture:

Related Local Organizations and Information:

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Prairieland CSA c/o Illinois Disciples Foundation,
Box 2600, Station A, Champaign, IL 61825

Updated February, 1997 by John Barclay
Telephone (217) 352-4025, email jbarclay@prairienet.org