FAQ

Where are your pick up locations?

To see our produce subscription pick-up locations in your area for Fall 2018, visit our Farmigo page. You can view the pickups on as a list or as a map.

This fall, New South will have pickups in:

  • Bentonville
  • Bryant
  • Cabot
  • Conway
  • Fayetteville
  • Fort Smith
  • Jonesboro
  • Little Rock
  • North Little Rock
  • Searcy
How much does it cost?

Our standard weekly box is $30 for 6-8 lbs of veggies and fruits. You can also add-on flowers, goat cheese, and locally raised meats if you like! The prices will all be itemized before you check out on the sign-up page.

What are my payment options?

We accept credit and debit cards, personal checks and SNAP benefits. Payments can be made in full or in three (3) monthly installments. When you check out, you will owe your first payment immediately. You second and third payments will be automatically pulled from the card on file on the first of the following two months.

(Example: First Payment at check out on June 25; Second Payment August 1; Third Payment September 1)

Does New South accept SNAP credits?

Yes. At this time, we accept SNAP vouchers at our staff operated pick-up locations. To pay using SNAP benefits, select the “EBT/SNAP Benefits” option at checkout then call 501-615-8963 to set up your payment schedule. SNAP users will be able to pay for their produce one or two weeks at a time.

How do I pay by check?

Please write checks to New South Produce Cooperative and mail them to our PO Box below. If your check is for the CSA, please note it on the check.

New South Produce Cooperative
PO Box 2335
Little Rock AR 72203

How do I sign up for the CSA?

You can sign up by visiting our website, www.newsouthcoop.com, and clicking the green “Sign Up” box at the top of the page. You’ll select your pick up location, your share preference and any add-ons you’d like to have in your box each week. Before you can complete your sign up, you’ll have to create an account with our Farmigo system.

Is all the produce in the boxes organic?

New South’s growing standards require produce to be grown with organic methods. New South member farms are all Certified Organic or Certified Naturally Grown.

Do you sell eggs?

We do not provide eggs in our produce boxes nor do we sell them wholesale.

Can I pick what is in my box?

We specially curate the boxes each week. No, you won’t get to choose what goes in it, but YES, it will always be 6-8 pounds of fresh, local produce. We promise an average of eight different kinds veggies in your box each week.

Our CSA members receive an email before the pickup day to let them know what to expect in the box each week.

Do we get to pick the cuts of meat in our meat share?

When you sign up for a meat share add-on, you can choose the type of meat you would like to receive in your box. We offer Chicken; Chicken and Beef; Chicken and Pork; and Whole Farm (Chicken, Beef and Pork) options. You will not be able to choose the cuts of meat.

What produce does New South offer?

New South produce boxes offer seasonal eating. In the spring time you’ll receive produce like arugula, beets, bok choy, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, collard greens, green garlic, green onions, kale, kohlrabi, lettuce, radishes, spinach, strawberries, Swiss chard, turnips. In the summer season, various kinds of tomatoes and squash, okra, green beans, purple hull peas, melons and potatoes are added to the mix. Fall brings with it winter squash, potato varieties, beets, turnips, bok choy and more. All produce boxes are filled with Certified Organic and Certified Naturally Grown produce.

What flowers does New South offer?

List is found here.

What are your growing practices?

Our cooperative of farmers follow Certified Naturally Grown or USDA Certified Organic methods as a standard. We do not use synthetic chemicals or pesticides on our crops. We approach agriculture from a regenerative perspective to increase the fertility of the soils on our farms as well as the nutrient density of the veggies we grow. If you’d like to know more check out our video.

How do I get on the waitlist for produce boxes?

Fill out this form, and we’ll call you as soon as a produce box becomes available.

How big are your farms?

Our member farmers range in size from 1 to 100 acres, but the majority of our farms are growing on less than 10 acres.

How is New South related to Heifer International?

New South is farmer-owned cooperative that was incubated by Heifer International’s domestic program, Heifer USA. Heifer provides in-kind staff assistance and financial support to the cooperative business unit and member farmers as part of its work in the United States.