LEAP Farm Share Progam

Registration for the 2018 Farm Share season has closed. To inquire about joining our program late, please email farmshare@leapforlocalfood.org.

 

 

Local food fresh from farmers and food producers (within 100 miles of Roanoke) straight to
you each week. Enjoy the experience of eating fresh seasonal food by supporting your local farmer with the convenience of a weekly pick-up!

Farm Share Options
Veggie Share
24 Weeks: May – October  $470
Popular, staple vegetables and  occasional specialty crops broaden your veggie horizons. This share will make eating local veggies delicious and easy.

Fruit Share
22 Weeks: May – October   $345
Enjoy our local cornucopia of berries, tree fruits, melons and more including opportunity for food preservation projects throughout the season.

Medley Share
24 Weeks:  May – October   $595
A selection of BOTH fruits and veggies in moderate quantities that won’t overwhelm your small household’s appetite or over stuff your refrigerator.

Egg Share
24 Weeks:  May – October   $125 
Pasture raised laying hens from Weathertop Farm supply one dozen rich healthful eggs for you and your family. Egg sharers must also be registered for another main season share.

Winter Share
7 Weeks: November-December $285
Fill your holiday season with local meats, cheeses, bread, canned goods, eggs and produce! (Gluten free and vegetarian options available.) West End Farmers Market Pick Up Only.

SNAP Share
SNAP participants will receive 50% off the purchase any of the above farm shares by using their EBT card in weekly, monthly, or one time installments. Contact the Farm Share Coordinator (farmshare@leapforlocalfood.org) for more info!

2018 Pick-Up Locations (Roanoke Only)
West End Farmers Market (1210 Patterson Ave): Tuesday 3-6
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Parking Garage: Wednesday 3:15-6:15

Sign Up Today!
All shares are filled on “first paid — first served” basis. Reserve (register and pay for) your shares early, before our pick up sites are full!  We will have a waiting list, as needed. All shares must be paid in full by April 16th, 2018.

 

Share Cost                                 (Single/Double)
Veggie Share                              $470 / $925
Fruit Share                                 $345 / $675
Medley Share                             $595 / $1175
Egg Share                                    $125 / $245
Winter Share                              $285 / $560

 

See the registration page to register and for more payment details.

Download the 2018 LEAP Farm Share Program packet for an easy-to-print version.

Additional Farm Share Details

  • The SNAPShare Program (discounted share via SNAP-EBT) is only available at the West End Farmers Market pick-up site.
  • Two vacation dates are built into the cost of each share.  If you do not select your dates, your vacation dates will be the last two weeks of the season. To change your vacation dates, notify the Farm Share Coordinator at least one (1) week in advance of your planned absence.
  • The Winter Share is only available at the West End Farmers Market pick-up site. This share has one vacation date built into the cost of the share. There is a vegetarian and gluten-free option available.
  • If you miss a pick-up (not one of your 2 selected vacation dates), your share from that date will be donated.
  • Changes to share purchases and pick-up sites are free-of-charge before the registration deadline. After registration deadline, there is a $15 fee per change.
  • After you submit your Farm Share registration, you will receive an email to confirm your registration/payment.
  • We will send an emailed weekly newsletter to remind shareholders about pick up and to talk about what is in the share that week (write email legibly!)
  • Food Preservation classes will be available to Farm Share members at The Kitchen during the main season.
  • If you have questions, contact the LEAP Farm Share Coordinator  (farmshare@leapforlocalfood.org or 540.492.5311)