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    Allandale Farm

    259 Allandale Road, Brookline


    www.allandalefarm.com.

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    What’s available Dozen eggs weekly for 20 weeks; $115.

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    Pickup At the farm, Tues-Thur.

    Apple Street Farm

    35 Apple St., Essex


    www.applestreetfarm.com.

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    What’s available Chicken, $450 for a bird a week for 20 weeks (June to October), $225 for a bird every other week (weight is roughly 4½ pounds).

    Pickup Farm only.

    Austin Brothers Valley Farm

    270 West St., Belchertown


    www.austinsfarm.com.

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    What’s available Half-beef, half-pork;
    3- or 6-month; for 5, 10, or 20 pounds per month. Prices range from $135 to $930. A one-month trial offers 10 pounds for $100. Beef-only share available at higher price.

    ‘It’s worth payinga little more to know what you’re getting, andthat it’s really fresh. ’

    Pickup Central Square, Cambridge;
    Somerville winter market; the farm.

    Cape Ann Fresh Catch

    Box 831, Gloucester


    www.capeannfreshcatch.org.

    What’s available Cod, hake, haddock,
    pollock, whiting, and flatfish such as
    yellowtail flounder and grey sole (except halibut); Neptune’s Choice offers species not in the regular share, at added cost. Shares range from 8 to 12 weeks, and cost from $21 (4- to 6-pound whole fish) to $25 (2 pounds filleted fish); $23 option
    alternates between whole and fillets.

    Pickup About 20 places across Eastern Massachusetts.

    Chestnut Farms

    404 Turkey St., Hardwick


    www.chestnutfarms.org.

    What’s available Lamb, beef, chicken,
    and pork in monthly shares from 10 pounds ($8.80 per pound) and up (price slides toward $8 per pound as volume increases). Variations for kosher and other preferences.

    Pickup About a dozen sites monthly,
    including Framingham, Natick, Newton, Waltham, and Arlington.

    Houde Family Farm

    697 Kitchel Hill Road, St. Johnsbury, Vt. www.houdefamilyfarm.com.

    What’s available 4-month shares of veal, beef, and pork, ranging from 5 pounds monthly ($9.50 per pound) to 30 pounds monthly ($8.25 per pound). Some share variations available; lamb, poultry, maple syrup, and other goods available to shareholders at added cost.

    Pickup Home delivery to 16 towns in
    Eastern Massachusetts.

    Stillman’s at the Turkey Farm

    561 Thresher Road, Hardwick

    stillmansattheturkeyfarm.com

    What’s available Beef, pork, lamb, and chicken, $275 for 6-month quarter-share to $1,980 for 12-month full share. CSA To Go offers individual cuts from a farm Web store (weekly or biweekly minimum is $50, plus delivery fee by Metro Pedal Power).

    Pickup Brookline, Cambridge, Jamaica Plain, Quincy, Somerville.

    Stony Brook Valley Farm

    34 Carver St., Granby

    www.stonybrookvalleyfarm.com

    What’s available 20-week egg shares ($65 for 21 half-dozens), 24 weeks ($92 for 15 dozen); membership in Red Fire Farm vegetable CSA is a prerequisite. New 5-month meat shares offered this month; $465 for two chickens, 3 pounds beef monthly; $325 for about 50 pounds chicken only. In both programs, young turkey
    included in last distribution.

    Pickup South Station, Brighton, Somerville, the farm. Delivery by Metro Pedal Power available at added cost.

     MICHAEL PRAGER