Thinking Inside the Box: Growing CSAs Across the Tri-State

Community Supported Agriculture programs, or CSA's, have become an increasingly popular way to receive fresh, local products on a regular basis throughout the growing season. And they are helping farmers succeed. 

Are you interested in starting a CSA in your community? Are you looking to grow your existing CSA program? Join Michigan State University, Ohio State University, and Purdue University for a Tri-State CSA Conference October 24th and October 25th in Archbold, Ohio! Hear direclty from industry leaders and learn ways to make your CSA more successful. 

This conference is sponsored by the North Central SARE project and Rupp Seeds, Inc. More details will be released at a later date. If you have any questions, please contact Christie Welch at

Hotel Accommodations: 

A block of rooms have been reserved for conference attendees at Sauder Heritage Inn. When making your reservation, please specify that you are attending the Tri-State CSA Conference to ensure that your room is in the reserved block. The cost is $93 + 10.25% sales tax/night. Campsites with full hookup are also available for $37/night. The pool and game room will be available to guests. 

Address: 22611 State Route 2 Archbold, OH 43502

Phone: 1-800-590-9755