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CSA 2001: An Evolving Platform for Ecological and Economical Agricultural Marketing and Production

  title={CSA 2001: An Evolving Platform for Ecological and Economical Agricultural Marketing and Production},
  author={Warren Lizio and Daniel A. Lass},


In recent times agricultural enterprises have moved away from traditional commodity production, as producers realize the opportunities made possible by a greater range of production and marketing

The Future of Smallholder Farming in India: Some Sustainability Considerations

The biodiverse, predominantly crop-livestock mixed-farming in India is key to ensuring resilience to climate change and sustainability of smallholder farming agroecologies. Farmers traditionally grow

A Work Project, presented as part of the requirements for the Award of a Master Degree in Economics from the NOVA – School of Business and Economics. INFLUENCE OF SOCIAL IMPACT ON CONSUMER BEHAVIOR IN AGRICULTURE: EVIDENCE FROM CHINA

The extraordinary technological advances and GDP growth of global economy during last decades are a trademark of a contemporary history. In light of challenges that the global development entails,

A Choice Based Experiment of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA): A Valuation of Attributes

Community-supported agriculture (CSA) operators are becoming more innovative in their efforts to attract consumers to become CSA shareholders. Therefore, CSA operators must understand which

Community supported agriculture (CSA) as a transformational act—distinct values and multiple motivations among farmers and consumers

ABSTRACT Compared to most other wealthy countries, Norwegian producers and consumers have been somewhat sheltered from the international market, but this has changed over the last decades. As a

A General Equilibrium Theory of Contracts in Community Supported Agriculture

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) contracts allow consumers to buy claims on a farm's future production. In turn, the consumer provides working capital to the farm during the growing season. CSA

The pricing of community supported agriculture shares: evidence from New England

Purpose - – Community supported agriculture (CSA) programs allow consumers to buy a share of a farm’s production while providing working capital and risk management benefits for farmers. Several

Segmenting CSA members by motivation: anything but two peas in a pod

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to seek to segment CSA members based on their motivations to join a CSA. Design/methodology/approach – Data obtained from an online survey of 565 members



Farming with reduced synthetic chemicals in North Carolina.

The primary objectives of this study were to describe the various pest control and soil fertility management strategies used by North Carolina farmers and to characterize the types of farms and

Environmental consequences of modern production agriculture: How can alternative agriculture address these issues and concerns?

Modern large-scale conventional agriculture with intensive monoculture and row-cropping practices often results in unacceptable soil erosion and runoff and in associated losses of nutrients and

Midwestern organic farming: A ten-year follow-up

A mailed survey was sent to 174 Midwestern organic farmers originally studied in 1977. We obtained information on 133 of this group, 96 of whom are still farming at the same location, although 12 no


Over the past 50 years, the rapid transformation of agricultural technology has provided the benefits of lower prices and a smaller share of income spent on food. Developing and applying synthetic

The economic implications of organic farming

Many farmers are turning to organic or “low input” farming as a strategy for economic survival. Several comparisons of actual grain farms in the central and northern states showed that organic


Internal consistency of choice has been a central concept in economics, decision theory, and social choice. This idea is essentially confused. We cannot determine whether a choice function is

Consumer Benefits from Community Supported Agriculture Membership

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a recent institution in agriculture. In CSA, both the farmer and consumer share the risks and the bounty of farm production. This study focuses on consumer

Giving with Impure Altruism: Applications to Charity and Ricardian Equivalence

Models of giving have often been based on altruism. Examples include charity and intergenerational transfers. The literatures on both subjects have centered around neutrality hypotheses: charity is