Common Questions

How do I use my $500 membership?

  • You can apply your membership to anything in the market, excluding eggs.  We will keep track of your account total and let you know regularly throughout the season your remaining balance.

 

How does my $500 membership compare to just buying produce directly from your farm stand?

  • Our Market Members receive a 10% discount on all purchases, so already you're getting more than paying throughout the season as a non member. 
  • Market Members will receive regular emails with availability lists, recipes, produce tips - and will be the first notified when we have something special in the market, such as asparagus (early season) or fruit.    

 

How long is your season?

  • We start our season in May - when the asparagus is at its prime, and continue through mid November.
  • Our produce stand is open Monday-Saturday, 10 am - 6 pm. We are also open Sundays in October for the pumpkin crowds.   

 

What if I want bulk orders for canning or preserving?

  • You may pre-order when you are planning canning or preserving, and we will make sure your produce is fresh and ready.  Your Market Membership can apply to bulk orders, pre-orders - even pumpkins in the fall!   

 

What happens if I don't spend all my membership by the end of the season?

  • We encourage you to make full use of your membership, as we do not give refunds.  Don't forget - you may use it on flowers, as well as produce! 

 

Do you have a Working Membership plan available?

  • Yes, we have Volunteer/Working members as part of our CSA. These members commit to 25 volunteer/working hours on the farm during the season (April-October). When the hours are completed, a dividend certificate valued at $50 is issued to be used towards their 2018 membership.  

 

If a natural disaster occurs, can I have my CSA membership refunded?

  • No, the CSA partnership agreement allows the members to share the burdens as well as the bounty of a given season.  On the Vine cannot refund a membership. It can, however, be transferred to another party.   

 

Do you attend any community farmers' markets?

  • We have our own urban farm market, so we do not attend any outside farmers' markets. Our convenient location allows us to have a farm stand right at the farm which means fresher produce for you and less packing/driving time for us, helping us keep our prices down.
  • Our onsite produce market is generally open 10 am - 6 pm Monday-Saturday, with our hours extending in October. If you see our yellow signs along the road, we are here and ready to sell you produce! 

 

What else can I get from you besides vegetables and herbs?

  • Flower bouquets
  • Strawberries
  • Peaches
  • Apples
  • Pears
  • Grapes
  • Free-range eggs
  • Honey
  • Free-range ducks, chickens, and turkeys 

 

How can I sign up for your 2017 CSA membership?

  • Click here to download a membership form. Print, complete, and mail it with your payment to:
    • On the Vine at Richmond Farms
    • 3611 Richmond Drive
    • Fort Collins, CO 80526