Living in the Bay Area has lots of perks but it doesn’t always include enough space to grow your own garden’s worth of vegetables. Lucky for us we’ve got Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs in abundance, allowing families farm-direct access to the full spectrum of fresh fruits, veggies and grains delivered right to your door. Click through to see all our fresh picks for best CSA boxes!

Albert & Eve Organics Co.

Cheery proprietor Brandon Tomlinson has the goods on the goodies, and offers a veritable cornucopia of all the goods you could ever imagine. Yes, he gets those organic fruits & veggies fresh from the farm to your door. But he's also got the line on farmers from A to Z: addictive Zoe's Meats organic Jalapeno jerky, and Organic Fresh Meyer Lemon Fettuccine direct from Phoenix Pastaficio. There's a nice big Customization Window to order either a fruit box, a veggie box, or a truly magnificent jumble box with all the trimmings from Wednesday noon until Friday 9 a.m. for delivery the following Monday through Friday. By the way, does your family have food allergies or preferences? There's a solve for that with this box, too, easy.

Cost: Sign up for memberships and prices range from $27.50 for a basic Essential Organic Vegetable Box up to $33.90 for a Deluxe-Plus Organic Fruit & Veggie box.


Photo credit: Jessica Bottali


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