Benefits of a Windcrest Farm Market Advantage CSA:
Q. How much does it cost?
- $110 of product for every $100 FARM BUCKS purchased
- Minimum $100, NO MAXIMUM!
- No need to carry cash to the market
- FARM BUCKS are good for one year
- You choose the products you want, including produce, products and classes
$100 buys $110 of FARM BUCKS + discounts, coupons and special offer. Minimum $100, NO MAXIMUM!
Q. What do I get with my share?
In addition to a discounts and benefits list above, you will receive more discounts on certain items throughout the season.
Q. What products can I expect to find at your market booths throughout the season?
- USDA Certified Organic vegetable, herb, flower and fruit plants
- USDA Certified Organic seasonal vegetables, herb, fruits and cut flowers
- Specialty produce such as baby ginger and turmeric
- Organic gardening supplies
- Farm crafts
- Value-added products such as fresh summer salsa, fresh baby ginger pickles, dried soup mixes, etc.
Please note: Some products will not be available at all the markets.
Q. How long will my share last?
It's up to you. Buy a little for a year or buy quantity for a special occasion. While there is no limit to how much of your credit you can
redeem each week, we do recommend that you let us know if you are looking for a large quantity of an item. FARM BUCKS are good for one year from the date of purchase.
Q. How do I know how many FARM BUCKS I have remaining?
Just ask! We will have the balances available at the markets or you can email us at anytime.
Q. Can I reserve produce for pick-up?
Produce will be offered, and reserved, on a first-come, first-served basis. We will do our best to accommodate your requests.
Q. What if the season is ending and I still have FARM BUCKS ?
FARM BUCKS are good for one year from date of purchase. Sorry, but we can’t give you cash back for unused FARM BUCKS.
Q. How will I know your market schedule?
Our market schedule varies throughout the season. Our market schedule is included in our newsletter and on our Facebook page - "
Windcrest Farm Organics".
Q. Is the farm open to the public?
Windcrest Farm is open by appointment only. Watch out calendar for special event days.
Q. What happens if I’m away on vacation?
When you use your FARM BUCKS is your choice. One benefit of the Market Advantage CSA is that you can use the funds whenever you choose for one year.
Q. Can I let someone else to use my FARM BUCKS?
Treat your card the same way you would treat your debit card. We hope to get to know all of our Market Advantage CSA members, but we will not be checking IDs. It is up to you to tell your friends how much they’re allowed to spend.
Q. Can I give away or sell my coupons and FARM BUCKS?
FARM BUCKS make wonderful gifts! Let us know what name you would like to have on the account.
Q. Are there any restrictions on using my FARM BUCKS?
FARM BUCKS can be used for one year from date of purchase at our Charlotte Area farmers market booths and at our on-farm store. FARM BUCKS cannot be used at the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden Plant Sale, at retailers that carry Windcrest Farm products or for ordering supplies with our Co-op Order. We reserve rights to limit quantities on specialty items in order to give all share holders an opportunity on such products. Our goal is to give you, our CSA member, a market advantage and the flexibility and convenience of getting the products you want at a discount. Please feel free to talk with us about how you want to use your FARM BUCKS.