C H I C A G O L A N D' S L O C A L F A R M C O A L I T I O N
We are The Band of Farmers. Our relationship with our CSA members is at the heart of everything we do. The Band of Farmers Pledge is a commitment by the coalition’s farmer-members to a set of principles addressing business practices. It lists the core of principles of this organization.
While the coalition does not require of its farmer-members a particular set of farming practices, we are committed to transparency.
If a CSA member has an unresolvable issue with a Band of Farmers member that it views as not honoring the Pledge, the CSA member may write the Project Coordinator of Band of Farmers to register a complaint.
The Band of Farmers Pledge
As Band of Farmers CSA farmer-members, we agree to operate transparently and to treat our CSA members and fellow farmers with respect. To this end, we pledge that: