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Shop here for a protein CSA from Massachusetts

Allandale Farm

259 Allandale Road, Brookline


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


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


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

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

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.

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

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

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.