How often do we make compromises in our work, our life
choices, our politics because we feel hopeless/helpless, or that the problems
are too big, or the choices too limited, or that our lives are already too
complex and we just can’t spare the time, focus or energy to do what we know is
right and good?
How often do we compromise on our ideals??
Joining the CSA is an opportunity to live an ideal – to do
the right thing, to make a difference.
We don’t participate only because:
- the food
is good . . . even though it is
- it’s good
for our health . . . even though it is
teaches me and my family to eat better . . .
even though it does
- I eat new
things I wouldn’t otherwise try
- I eat
with the seasons
simplifies my life because I pay upfront and then don’t have to think about
changing prices according to what "the market ' decides, nor even what to
eat because I take what is offered.
We participate in this CSA because:
- It is
consumer-organized giving the farmers the time to get down to what they know
best -- nurturing the soil, growing good food and healing the earth
get involved in distribution (picking up from the farm, packaging, setting up,
using scales, labeling, loading vans etc.) giving members a chance to get
in touch with the food, and freeing farmers and their budget to focus on
receive an array of items that not only rounds out the weekly menu but keeps us
supporting and encouraging more new farm
testifies that a new economic paradigm can be a reality
- It proves
that when people dare to take responsibility for their own destiny, work
together and sacrifice if necessary, that values and principles such as truth,
cooperation, love and peace that we all long for are upheld for the good of all
The Spiritual Food CSA offers an extraordinary opportunity
for like-minded people to come together in community to manifest, by acting
directly and consciously, the model of a new world on which a new positive
collective consciousness will be built.