community-supported agriculture

[ kuh-myoo-ni-tee suh-pawr-tid, suh-pohr- ]
/ kəˈmyu nɪ ti səˌpɔr tɪd, səˌpoʊr- /

noun

a system by which people purchase a share from a local farm and periodically receive vegetables and other agricultural products throughout the farming season. Abbreviation: CSA

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