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Marc Collins, left, and Ian Adams plant leeks at the Red Goose Gardens near Shelly. Thor Selland started the garden in 2006, and today that garden has expanded and provides produce for more than 200 members through his Red Goose Gardens community-supported agriculture operation. (Carrie Snyder / The Forum)

More regional consumers buying their produce directly from farms that grow it

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Instead of heading to local grocery stores for produce and meats, some area consumers are buying directly from the farm.

Shares in area community-supported agriculture operations, or CSAs, which sell portions of each year's crop in the spring and deliver produce throughout the growing season, are mostly sold out for the summer, growers say.

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