Valley Natural Foods
Pickup at Valley Natural Foods
Share pick up at Valley Natural Foods on Thursdays from 4:30 to 9:00pm. See the map to Valley Natural Foods for directions.
At Valley Natural Foods, you will be picking up a pre-packed, waxed cardboard box from the produce department. The boxes will be stacked in the produce section towards the rear of the department and will have Big Woods Farm CSA labels affixed. Check-in with an Coop employee who will give you the check-in list – check off your name and then take your box. The following week please bring back your empty, carefully broken-down box and tuck it behind the stack of that week’s full boxes or give it to a produce department employee; they will give them back to us to be used again. Shares unclaimed at the end of the day will be donated to coop employees . If you know ahead of time that you will miss a pick up day and would like your share that week to be donated to the food shelf, just let us know by the day before.
Splitting a share? Please note that we don’t put each half in separate boxes; you will need to decide how to divide it up with your share partner. Some folks take turns picking up the share every other week, and others like to meet either at the coop or each other’s home and divvy things up weekly. When we pack your box we do our best to give you an even number of everything when possible, to ease splitting ( for instance, two smaller cabbages rather than one larger) or we will give you larger, tricky-to-split items (ie watermelon) two weeks in a row, as long as the garden cooperates.
As part of Valley Natural Food’s mission to support local farms, they offer their space as a drop site for several CSA farms – we greatly appreciate this and hope you will enjoy the convenience of doing some grocery shopping there when picking up your Big Woods Farm box.