This is a companion graphic to this story by the NYT. It asks some good questions about how to decide what kind of agriculture you want to support.
"Before joining, ask what kind of agriculture is supported by your membership, and ask yourself what your priorities are.
Are you joining to support your local farmer?
If you want to support only local family-owned farms and are flexible about what you cook, join a traditional C.S.A. that connects you with a farm in your area. Ask the farmers at your local market if they have a C.S.A. program, or go online; many farms have websites for C.S.A. members." READ MORE AT NYT