University of Maryland Extension

CSA Operators Webinar

CSA Operators

Community supported agriculture (CSA) is a growing business area for many Maryland producers.  A CSA can bring in additional income to finance the operation, connect customers with your farm, and bring you a new customer pool, but this relationship depends on a useful contract that works for your business.  Ashley Ellixson and Paul Goeringer, both with the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and the Agriculture Law Education Initiative, will walk you through some of the legal issues associated with CSAs, where operators mess up, and highlight new resources to assist CSA operators in developing easy to understand contracts for their operations.

Presented by: Ashley Ellixson ( & Paul Goeringer (, University of Maryland Department of Agricultural and Natural Resource and the Agriculture Law Education Initiative.

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