What’s In The Box? April 11-17

Cozy Weekend Brunch
Rise and shine, it’s breakfast time! As the April showers continue so do the fresh flavors of spring, this week in a produce-packed brunch starring Skagit River Ranch’s nitrate-free bacon, our own housemade granola and sweet, nutty pancakes crafted from a locally-made heirloom grain mix. Complemented by other breakfast-ready ingredients such as homemade jam, cinnamon-raisin bread and farm-fresh eggs, this week’s box also includes French Breakfast radishes and Shiitake mushrooms, plus spicy microgreens and salad burnet—so pour some mimosas and gather round.

Here’s what you’ll find in your box this week:

Bluebird Grain Farms Organic Emmer Pancake Mix

This fantastic mix from a plow-to-package grain farm located in Winthrop, Washington yields sweet, nutty heirloom grain pancakes that are high in fiber, protein and B vitamins—not to mention utterly delicious!

Skagit River Ranch Bacon

Smoky, salty and savory, this locally-sourced bacon is also nitrate-free. The pampered pigs raised on the Skagit River Ranch in Sedro Woolley roam outdoors in certified-organic pastures to root, dig, and cavort as only happy pigs can, thriving on a diet of flax seed, corn and wheat.

Housemade Granola

Our granola is hand-crafted in the farmhouse kitchen with toasted pepitas, sunflower seeds, oats and local honey—fantastic served with berries and Greek yogurt, splashed with cold milk or sprinkled on top pancakes for a delightful crunch.

Fresh Cinnamon-Raisin Bread

Made with natural starter, cinnamon and moist, chewy Flame raisins, this freshly-baked loaf is from our favorite bakery in nearby Snohomish.

Sauk Farm Honeycrisp Apple Cider

Crafted from cold-pressed Honeycrisp apples grown on Sauk Farm in Concrete, Washington, this refreshing cider is delicious served crisp and cold all on its own, or when mixed into your next cocktail.

Mille Prosecco Millesimato Extra-Dry DOC

Fabulously lively and light at every glass, this extra-dry Italian Prosecco is wonderful mixed into morning mimosas thanks to a bouquet of apple and pear notes as well as hints of light citrus.

Farm Fresh Eggs

Busy scratching through the straw mulch in their spacious outdoor run looking for tasty bugs and worms on nice days, our heritage breed laying hens are also thoroughly enjoying a bounty of sprouting seeds and spring popweed, in turn supplying us with fresh eggs in beautiful shades of blues, green and brown.

Blueberry Jam

Our housemade jam is crafted from juicy Northwest blueberries hand-picked each morning during peak season. To preserve the wonderful fresh flavor and color, we make this jam with blueberries, organic cane sugar, fresh-squeezed lemon juice and pectin.

Seasonal Organic Greens

Enjoy a bevy of spring greens this week: Spicy microgreens, sorrel and Dandelion greens.

Shiitake Mushrooms

With their curled umbrella-shaped caps and tender thin stalks, Shiitake mushrooms release a garlic-pine aroma when cooked and boast a rich, earthy flavor.

Seasonal Organic Vegetables & Fruit

This week’s produce selection also includes French Breakfast radishes, cauliflower, Hakurei turnips, parsnips, leeks, red beets and Satina potatoes, plus Pink Lady apples.

Fresh Garden Herbs

Italian parsley, mint, thyme and shallots from the walled garden and greenhouse at Bella Luna Farms. Also included: Salad burnet, a perennial herb known for its crisp, clean, cucumber-like flavor.

What’s In The Box? April 4-10

Southern Classics
From fresh cornbread and pimento cheese to classic red beans and basmati rice paired with spicy Andouille sausage, the soulful flavors of the South await this week, blending beautifully with Pacific Northwest produce like pea tendrils, Hakurei turnips and spring rhubarb. This comforting box also features sweet pickled vegetables, Challah bread and fresh-cut daffodils to complement this most-classic, down-home spread.

Here’s what you’ll find in your box this week:

Andouille Sausage

From the Skagit River Ranch in Sedro-Wooley, this classic Cajun sausage adds kick to any dish. Slice and add to the Red Beans and Rice or serve alongside. Enjoy!

Red Beans with Skagit River Ranch Andouille Sausage

Our version of the classic Southern staple is crafted from a tomato base containing premium red beans, peppers, onions and fragrant spices, all slow-simmered with Bella Luna chicken stock in our farmhouse kitchen. For extra kick, we have added ground Andouille sausage and side bacon made from the all-natural pork raised at Skagit River Ranch in Sedro-Woolley.

Basmati Rice

Serve this week’s spicy red beans over cooked, long-grain rice to finish the dish!

Pimento Cheese Spread

The Southern classic! Made with sharp Cheddar cheese, pimentos and fresh herbs, this housemade spread is delicious slathered on bread or crackers.

Farm & Larder Cornbread Mix

Our signature mix produces a classic, old-fashioned-style cornbread with the natural sweetness of corn. Best baked in a preheated cast-iron skillet until golden brown, then topped with honey butter!

Challah Bread

Baked just for us by our favorite bakery in Snohomish, this fresh loaf boasts a sweet, rich flavor thanks to a traditional base of silky eggs and Shepherd’s Grain flour, plus a touch of sugar.

Grayson Cellars 2017 California Zinfandel Lot 12

This beautiful Zinfandel is crafted from small lots of hand-selected California grapes and features notes of strawberry and raspberry balanced by notes of vanilla and cinnamon spice.

Farm Fresh Eggs

Busy scratching through the straw mulch in their spacious outdoor run looking for tasty bugs and worms on nice days, our heritage breed laying hens are also thoroughly enjoying a bounty of sprouting seeds and spring popweed, in turn supplying us with fresh eggs in beautiful shades of blues, green and brown.

Housemade Pickled Vegetables

Southern-style sweet pickled vegetables made from a beautiful medley of spring produce—it’s the ultimate crunchy snack.

Spring Rhubarb

Bright-red rhubarb with a wonderful tart-sweet flavor.

Seasonal Organic Greens

Peppery arugula and pea tendrils.

Seasonal Organic Vegetables & Fruit

This week’s produce selection also includes red cabbage raab, leeks, Chantenay carrots, baby red beets, Hakurei turnips and yellow onions.

Fresh Garden Herbs

Thyme, rosemary, mint and chives from the walled garden and greenhouse at Bella Luna Farms.

Fresh-Cut Daffodils

Sunny spring daffodils to brighten your table!

What’s In The Box? March 28-April 3

Springtime Brunch
There’s nothing quite like a fresh spring morning, the dew sparkling on each blade of grass and the newest garden shoots reaching toward the sky to catch the sometimes-elusive sun. Thus, with fixings like our housemade spinach-bacon-Cheddar frittata, Tunawerth yogurt and cherry-almond cake topping complementing spring-fresh ingredients like microgreens, Romanesco and first-of-the-season rhubarb, this week’s breakfast-themed box greets the morning with similar enthusiasm—so pop open a bottle of bubbly Brut Cava and enjoy!

Here’s what you’ll find in your box this week:

Housemade Frittata

Crafted in the farmhouse kitchen with eggs laid by our flock of heritage-breed hens, plus iron-rich spinach greens, mushrooms, smoky bacon and rich Cheddar cheese, this light and lovely frittata is one easy entrée—simply reheat in a 350° oven for about 20-25 minutes or until warmed through, then cut it into generous wedges and serve.

Pumpernickel Bread

Baked fresh just for us by a small bakery in nearby Snohomish, this slightly-sweet rye bread loaf is wonderful served alongside this week’s frittata and a spring-fresh salad.

Torre Oria Brut Cava

This standout sparkling wine is made from 100-percent Macabeo grapes. Bone dry with fine bubbles and tastes of lemons, sage and apple, it is absolutely delicious on its own or in a great spring cocktail like the classic French 75.

Farm Fresh Eggs

Spending their time dodging raindrops on wet, spring days, our heritage breed laying hens are now also enjoying the tasty green popweed we pull from the garden, in turn supplying us with eggs in beautiful shades of brown, blue and green.

Tunawerth Yogurt

Rich, silky yogurt made by a small, family-run dairy in Tenino, Washington.

Cherry-Almond Topping

Our signature cake topping adds the perfect finishing touch to a springtime rhubarb-apple cake (see recipes for details!) and is crafted from organic cane sugar, ground almonds, sweet butter and dried cherries.

Girl Meets Dirt Brandied Pink Pearl Apple Preserves

This brilliantly-hued jam from Orcas Island-based Girl Meets Dirt is made with Pink Pearl apples, organic cane sugar, organic lemon juice and a splash of Orcas Distillery’s aged apple brandy—delicious!

Spring Rhubarb

The first of the season, this bright-red rhubarb boasts a wonderful tart-sweet flavor.

Seasonal Organic Greens

Peppery arugula, microgreens and baby spinach.

Seasonal Organic Vegetables & Fruit

This week’s produce selection also includes Romanesco, baby carrots, broccolini, golden beets and baby red potatoes, plus Pink Lady apples.

Fresh Garden Herbs

Italian parsley and chives from the walled garden and greenhouse at Bella Luna Farms.

What’s In The Box? March 21-27

Spring Fresh
Could it be? Spring is (finally!) in the air and now it’s on the table, too, as this week’s lineup is bursting with the first tastes of the season—from pea shoots and pungent herbs to verdant veggies like leeks, fennel and broccolini. Also starring beautiful dried favas and spicy, all-natural Chorizo sausage to craft your own fresh, flavorful pot of beans, this box springs to life with mixed organic mushrooms, our signature crème fraîche and nutty Gruyère cheese bread all to use alongside. Enjoy!

Here’s what you’ll find in your box this week:

Skagit River Ranch Chorizo Sausage

This pig has kick! Spiced with cumin, coriander and Ancho chile powder, this flavorful sausage from our friends at the Skagit River Ranch in Sedro-Woolley is crafted from their famous all-natural pork. It makes for a spicy and savory addition to a pot of this week’s fava beans—see recipes for details!

Nash’s Dried Diana Fava Beans

Packed with fiber and protein, these nutrient-rich dried beans hail from Nash’s Organic Produce farm in Dungeness, Washington.

Organic Local Mushrooms

This week’s box also includes a chef’s mix of beautiful organic mushrooms cultivated by the lovely folks at Cascadia Mushrooms in Bellingham.

Gruyère Cheese Bread

Made in nearby Snohomish by one of our favorite bakeries, this freshly-baked loaf balances sweet, nutty Gruyère with a light, crisp crust. Absolutely wonderful re-warmed in the oven and served with a comforting bowl of beans—just sprinkle with a few drops of water and bake at 350° for about 15 minutes.

Enate Tempranillo 2016

This Spanish wine boasts nuances of strawberry and liquorice which mingle playfully with red berries and cherries. The fusion of flavoursome tannins and fresh acidity brings about a smooth and well-rounded texture, which in turns leads to a creamy finish on the palate.

Farm Fresh Eggs

Spending their time dodging raindrops on wet, spring days, our heritage breed laying hens are now also enjoying the tasty green popweed we pull from the garden, in turn supplying us with eggs in beautiful shades of brown, blue and green.

Crème Fraîche

Crafted in our farmstead creamery from pasteurized organic sweet cream, our rich and silky crème fraîche adds a beautiful finishing touch to scrambled eggs, salad dressings and more.

Seasonal Fruit

Juicy Cara Cara oranges.

Seasonal Organic Greens

A mix of peppery arugula and spinach greens, plus the first of the spring pea shoots!

Seasonal Organic Vegetables

This week’s produce selection also includes red-cored Chantenay carrots, parsnips, Lollipop radishes, leeks, fennel, broccolini and yellow onion.

Fresh Garden Herbs

Ginger, Italian parsley, garlic, rosemary and fresh thyme from the walled garden and greenhouse at Bella Luna Farms.

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