A CSA is an abbreviation for Community Supported Agriculture. Normally, this applies to vegetable farmers, where customers pay up front to get a certain amount of produce for a certain period of time.
Let's apply that to fiber. Customers purchase a share, and you can either supply them with the raw fiber, processed bats or yarn.
Now, I'm not an expert on this subject, but I have read that many farmers are using this model to supplement their income and help offset the cost of raising their animals.
Here is a link that explains it quite well! Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association.
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