From left, Sr. Mary Ann Srnka and Fred Depies of Trust Local Foods, Appleton, offer samples of dairy product to Rich Cornelius and Ana Ramirez on Sunday during the New Leaf Foods Inc. mini farmers market at Harmony Café, 1660 West Mason St. Farmers were selling shares of their crops to patrons.
Area farmers are looking for residents to invest in their businesses.
New Leaf Foods Inc., a nonprofit that includes farmers and community leaders, held a mini farmers market preview Sunday at Harmony Cafe, 1660 W. Mason St. Eight farmers attended and sold food.
The four-hour event was also in support of community supported agriculture, commonly called a CSA. That model involves farmers selling shares to consumers in order to buy the equipment and supplies needed to grow crops. In return, consumers typically receive fresh produce weekly or bi-weekly during the growing season. ...