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pistachio123 Apr 26, 2012 06:26 PM

Hey Chowhounds! I've loved having a vegetable farm share, and I'm looking to branch out...does anybody know of a good fruit or egg share in the Boston area?

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    jonthekingdon Aug 22, 2013 09:43 AM

    I was wondering if you ended up with any fruit share? I am considering one from Farmer Dave but don't know about the experience with them.

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      Klunco Jun 18, 2012 11:30 PM

      Red Fire Farm does both fruit and egg shares. I didn't think the fruit share was a good value, but have been very happy with the veggies and eggs so far.

      http://www.redfirefarm.com/CSA/basics...

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      1. re: Klunco
        cassoulady Jun 19, 2012 03:40 PM

        Hi Klunco, I have done the Red Fire fruit share before and the shares get bigger as the season goes on- peach and melon time you really get more than you would expect I think. I think in the beginning its just strawberries

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        cpl100 Jun 18, 2012 10:57 PM

        Farmer Daves has a fruit share. It is for 13 weeks and starting in a few weeks. Check out their website for full information. They have numerous pick up locations.

        1. StriperGuy Apr 27, 2012 08:57 AM

          Why not just hit the local farmer's markets?

          1. BostonZest Apr 27, 2012 08:19 AM

            It's not a CSA but you can have a fruit delivery from Boston Organics.

            http://www.bostonorganics.com/

            We are doing their mixed fruit and vegetable in winter but we'll switch to all fruit as soon as the summer markets open. You can also stop and start when you need to do that. We were traveling on and off so stopped for the past month and will go back on in May.

            Penny
            http://www.bostonzest.com/

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