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Community Supported Agriculture

Golden Gardens CSA Owners

Local, sustainable agriculture for a healthy workplace!


Golden Gardens CSA

Willow River, MN
Owners, Bruce & Roxy Schmidt 

How Is This CSA Program Unique?

  • Get fresh, local produce delivered to UMD every week!  Pick-up is on Tuesdays from noon-5pm at free parking spots 123/124 (near Children's Place).
  • You do not have to commit to the entire season.  Commit to the first two weeks to get started, and then commit to one week at a time. Each share is $26.00/week and half shares are $13.00/week.

  • You can customize your share.  Tell Bruce and Roxy if there are any items that you do not want to receive from the list below.  They are also careful to avoid giving the same vegetables multiple weeks in a row and if available, can give you extra of produce that you enjoy most!

What Items Might Be Available?

 Any of the below items may be provided in your weekly CSA share.  Please let Bruce & Roxy know if you do not want any of the following:

  • Apples
  • Asparagus
  • Broccoli
  • Beets
  • Beans (green/purple/yellow)
  • Blueberries
  • Cabbage (red/green)
  • Carrots
  • Cantaloupe
  • Corn
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant
  • Herbs
  • Kale
  • Kohlrabi
  • Lettuce
  • Onions
  • Peas (old fashioned, sugar snap, and snow varieties)
  • Peppers
  • Potatoes (red & russet)
  • Raspberries
  • Radishes
  • Rhubarb
  • Strawberries
  • Squash (summer and winter)
  • Tomatoes (slicing and cherry)
  • Watermelon
  • Zucchini
Other Items:
  • Fresh jam
  • Homemade bread
  • Honey
  • Pickles
  • Relish
  • Salsa
  • Maple syrup

How Can I Be a More Sustainable CSA Customer?

  • Clean bags/containers for produce can be reused from week to week if you return them to Bruce and Roxy during pick up

How Do I Sign Up?

  • Meet the farmers in person!  Bruce and Roxy will be at the Employee Health & Wellness Center (247 Kirby Plaza by the Food Court) for two "Meet the Farmers" events on Tues, March 20th (11am-1pm) and Thurs, March 29th (2-4pm) to offer information and assist with sign up.  Payment in cash or check, please.

  • Call, text, email, or Facebook message to let them know you are interested in shares.  Include your name, phone number, email, and list any items that you do not want to receive.  Pay when you come to pick up your first share with cash/check.

Cancellation Policy:

  • You must notify Bruce/Roxy two days before your share or half-share pick up if you wish to cancel for the week.  If you do not do so, you will be charged for the share for that week.

Contact Information for Bruce & Roxy at Golden Gardens CSA:

  • By Facebook:  Send a message to Roxy Schmidt

  • On pick up days (Tuesdays) by text only:  320-333-4602