Agriculture

Once Upon A Farm

Agriculture on the farm goes as far back as anyone can remember. The picturesque bank barn dates back to 1837, but the Tait legacy began in 1950 when Marian and Elton purchased the land. The two prodigal sons returned home in the late 1970’s and that is when the farm really began its agricultural transformation. David and John Tait had a vision to make the family farm into a sustainable enterprise. Committed to working in harmony with nature, they set out raising more Christmas trees and Basset hounds, as well as planting disease-resistant apples, raspberries and asparagus. Thirty years later, the dream still lives on the land. And although it has changed over the years, there are now 25 acres of Christmas trees and 10 acres in organic fruit and vegetable production.

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

Join the Tait Farm CSA

Community Harvest is our certified organic, farm-fresh produce membership. It is part of a larger agricultural movement known as Community Supported Agriculture (CSA). In essence, it is a mutual relationship where the farm supports a community of people by growing fresh produce and in return, this community supports the farm by purchasing memberships. There are many different CSA models of distribution and here at Tait Farm, members come to the farm on a weekly basis to collect their share of the harvest. Community Harvest began in the spring of 2000 and is a past Quality of Life Award recipient which is awarded to one business each year by the Chamber of Business and Industry of Centre County (CBICC).

Contact Community Harvest
Give the Gift of Good Taste Visit Greenhouse or Harvest Shop