Spiral Path Farm
It Matters What We Eat and How It’s Grown
Terra and Mike Brownback, owners of the 255-acre Spiral Path Farm, in scenic western Perry County, were pioneers when they began their community supported agriculture (
This growth is due in part to people taking control of their health through the food they eat and wanting to connect to its source. “Food is fundamental to personal and environmental health,” says Emily Gilmore,
The family-run Spiral Path Farm is Pennsylvania certified organic and undergoes a rigorous annual inspection and organic certification process to ensure that their produce is free of harmful chemicals. The Brownbacks are committed to practicing sustainable farming techniques that promote a living soil, which allows them to grow healthy, nutrient-dense, flavorful nutritious food.
With more than 40 pickup locations throughout South Central Pennsylvania and Silver Spring and Bethesda, Maryland, members can choose from among full or medium-sized share options and can conveniently sign up anytime throughout the growing season at a prorated price. Spiral Path offers a total season share, which runs from mid-April through mid-December, a summer share that begins this month and a June-only sampler share. For the summer share, members will receive a weekly box of a wide variety of local, in-season foods harvested at their peak of ripeness during the months of June, July, August and September.
In addition, Spiral Path Farm hosts open farm days, each with a special theme, throughout each season to give