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How different objects are acquired is covered in Kiddushin Chapter 1. I expect produce to be in the category of property for which there is not corresponding responsibility, assuming you pay for your CSA share with money rather than eg bartering. So it only becomes yours when you move the produce. (See Kiddushin 1:5) If the CSA share is delivered to your ...


Rav Hershel Schacter wrote a nice piece on this very topic. In short, he explains that in the times of the Talmud the king would collect a tax. If the tax would be unfair than dina dimalchusa would not apply. However, nowadays we don't look at taxes the same as the times of the Talmud. Rather we view each neighborhood as partners and the taxes go towards the ...

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