A multi-stake shareholder cooperative supporting a sustainable regional food system

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Fifth Season’s Mission

To produce, process and market healthy, local foods in our region by supporting the values of environmental, social and economic fairness for all.

Fair, Local Foods For All

Growing Beyond the Farmers Markets & CSA

Every purchase of a local Fifth Season product supports food diversity, fair wages and assures that no one stands alone in the local food marketplace.

Fifth Season Cooperative Provides

  • markets to small farmers , beyond farmer’s markets and CSA’s

  • access to markets for small farmers with unique and heirloom produce – thereby, revitalizing food diversity

  • liability insurance to farmers and processors who could rarely obtain it on their own

  • GAP and HACCP training as well as audits for all farmer and processor members

  • Continually expansion into new markets for local food.

Consider joining us as a producer, processor, distributor or buyer.

Our Vision

We are rooted in sustainable methods which produce nutritious, high quality food. The true cost of food takes into account ecological stewardship, quality of life and growing nutrient rich foods.