Global Greens CSA

Global Greens CSA

Refugee Community Services

Shop local. Eat global.

 

LSI’s Global Greens Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a win-win for your health and your heart. Through a seasonal subscription, you’ll receive weekly certified natural produce grown by former refugees in Central Iowa. This program connects refugees who were farmers in their home countries to land, infrastructure, and business coaching.

CSA Highlights

Enjoy Iowa favorites and fun surprises like African eggplant and roselle leaves

Interact with local farmers from Myanmar, Bhutan, Burundi, and Rwanda

Maintain your veggie intake and reach your health goals

Discover fresh food picked at peak freshness and flavor

Support 20 small farming businesses in your community, simply by shopping

Avoid crowded markets and receive weekly recipes

Produce is Certified Naturally Grown

Limited shares available. Register now to avoid the waitlist!

Box Options

$495

Abundant Box Registration

Receive our most plentiful option of fresh produce every Tuesday. Perfect for those who like to cook or preserve vegetables.

Register

$255

Generous Box Registration

Receive fresh produce every other week. This is the same share as the Abundant Box, just half as often. Great for beginning cooks.

Register

$125

Fall Box Registration

This option is the perfect way to extend your CSA share to include four more weeks of fall crops and storage crops.

Register

1 bunch of long beans

1 ½ pounds of fresh beans

3 ears of corn

1 cabbage

1 bunch of carrots

1 bunch of amaranth greens

1 pound of okra

1 pound of jalapeno peppers

1 pound of heirloom cherry tomatoes

1 pound of red slicing tomatoes

1 bunch of long beans

1 ½ pounds of fresh beans

3 ears of corn

1 cabbage

1 bunch of carrots

1 bunch of amaranth greens

1 pound of okra

1 pound of jalapeno peppers

1 pound of heirloom cherry tomatoes

1 pound of red slicing tomatoes

1 head of garlic

1 pound of onions

1 bunch of beets

1 pound of potatoes

1 bag of arugula

1 bag of leaf lettuce

1 bag of spinach

1 pound of broccoli

1 spaghetti squash

1 bunch of mustard greens

Pick-Up Locations

Members can pick up their veggies on Tuesdays at one of our two locations:

LSI Refugee Connection Center

3200 University Ave.,
Des Moines, IA 50311

3:30 – 6 p.m.

Valley Community Center

4444 Fuller Road,
West Des Moines, IA 50265

3:30 – 6 p.m

Interested in Delivery?

We offer a delivery program for our nearest neighbors! If you live in the 50309, 50311, 50312, or 50314 zip code, delivery is available for an additional $5 per week. Please note that delivery is only available for the entire season, and not as a one-off.

If you are interested in hosting a CSA delivery location at your home or office, please contact Daniel.Bowser@LSIowa.org.

Questions? Let us know at GlobalGreens@LSIowa.org.

Payment

You can make your full payment online today, mail us a check, or pay a $50 deposit to hold your spot. Don’t forget to register!

Due to the increased cost of transactions, we have a handling fee for online purchases. You can select or edit your purchase preference on the checkout page. Thank you for your understanding.


CSA Box Options