Utah State University Extension
The concept of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs or Subscription Farming first originated in Japan in 1960s and was later introduced to the U.S. in the 1980s (DeMuth, 1993).
Curtis, Kynda; Chakreeyarat, Voravee; and Gumirakiza, J. Dominique, "Enhancing Direct Marketing Opportunities for Local Foods" (2013). All Current Publications. Paper 1017.