What’s In The Box? December 8-14

Seasonal Favorites
Take a break from the holiday hustle and bustle with this week’s box of seasonal favorites. Packed with such choice provisions as farm-fresh eggs, Gruyère cheese bread, beautiful French Rosé, a decadent carrot cake almond-walnut butter from Big Spoon Roasters and Tunawerth Creamery’s tangy Greek yogurt, this lineup also features fresh produce like Treviso radicchio, salad greens, Golden Russet apples and a bevy of root veggies like carrots, Chioggia beets, onions, garlic and Purple Viking potatoes. Enjoy!

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

Golden Russet Apples

Intensely-sweet with a beautifully-russeted exterior, the Golden Russet variety is considered an heirloom variety, and is one of the oldest cultivated in America. Long used in apple cider production given its highly-concentrated flavor, it is also excellent for just eating!

Gruyère Cheese Bread

Made in nearby Snohomish by our favorite bakery, this freshly-baked loaf balances rich Gruyère cheese with a light, crisp crust. Absolutely delicious toasted or re-warmed in the oven—just sprinkle with a few drops of water and bake at 350° for about 15 minutes.

Ravoire et Fils 2021 Domaine des Bellugues Rosé Mediterranée

Made by a small family estate named for the fireflies that live around the vineyard (bellegues means “spark”), this beautiful French Rosé bursts with fresh fruit flavors and a crisp, bright acidity.

Tunawerth Creamery Greek Yogurt

Perfectly-creamy, yet delightfully-tangy, this lovely yogurt hails from a small, family-operated creamery located in Tenino, Washington.

Farm Fresh Eggs

Our small flock of heritage breed laying hens are on an early-to-bed, later-to-rise schedule with the short daylight hours. As they spend more time snug in their coop, the “girls” are enjoying an extra helping of grain to supplement their diet, continuing to give us fresh eggs in beautiful shades of brown, beige and cream.

Big Spoon Roasters Carrot Cake Almond & Walnut Butter

Made with lightly toasted English walnuts, heirloom Mission almonds, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, maple syrup, and Jacobsen sea salt, this decadent nut butter from North Carolina’s Big Spoon Roasters is also vegan, has no refined sugar, and contains only heart-healthy fats.

K’ul Chocolate Pezzo Baking & Snacking Chocolate

Made with 100-percent, organic single origin cacao from the Semuliki Forest estate in Uganda.

Fresh Organic Greens

Beautiful Treviso radicchio and a late fall salad mix.

Seasonal Organic Vegetables

This week’s produce selection also includes Delicta winter squash, onions, carrots, Chioggia beets and Purple Viking potatoes.

Fresh Garden Herbs

Garlic, thyme, rosemary and parsley from the walled garden at Bella Luna Farms.

What’s In The Box? November 17-23

Holiday Gatherings
It’s almost turkey time! And as families, friends and loved ones come together at the table, this week’s box is filled with farm-fresh provisions to make all your holiday entertaining a breeze—everything from our signature turkey brining kit and a wealth of produce like squash, carrots and onions to prep for the big meal to a selection of ingredients like farm-fresh eggs, Skagit River Ranch sausages, Tunawerth cream cheese and cinnamon-raisin bread to whip up a warm and cozy breakfast. Also included: Fragrant herbs, beautiful greens, and a delicious versatile Hot Chocolate from Reims. Here’s to great gatherings!

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

Turkey Brining Kit

Our signature dry-brine mixture is crafted from fresh farm herbs, kosher salt and aromatic spices. See this week’s recipes for full instructions on this simple and easy way to produce an incredibly juicy turkey.

Reims Hot Chocolate and More

These spiced chocolate chips will elevate your hot chocolate or bring a spiced twist to your favorite chocolate dessert recipe. Try a flourless chocolate cake made with Reims Hot Chocolate & More chips.

Skagit River Ranch Breakfast Sausage

With a flavor profile that includes hints of sweet maple syrup and savory spices, these incredible breakfast sausages are made from the all-natural pork raised on the Skagit River Ranch in Sedro-Woolley. These pampered pigs roam outdoors in certified-organic pasture land to root and dig, thriving on a diet of flax seed, corn and wheat.

Fresh Cinnamon-Raisin Bread

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

Berger Gruner Veltliner 2020

Fermented entirely in stainless steel from estate fruit grown in Austria, this dry, zingy, crisp and clean white with pure, frisky green fruit flavors of lime, melon and pear is a terrific alternative for Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Grigio lovers.

Farm Fresh Eggs

As they spend more time snug in their coop, our heritage breed laying hens are enjoying an extra helping of grain to supplement their diet, continuing to give us fresh eggs in beautiful shades of brown, beige and cream.

Tunawerth Creamery Herb Cream Cheese

A luscious, spreadable, herb-kissed cream cheese made by a small, family-run dairy in Tenino, Washington.

Seasonal Organic Greens

Treviso and Luisa radicchio, spinach, and Little Gem baby Romaine lettuces.

Seasonal Organic Vegetables

This week’s produce selection also includes Huckleberry Gold low glycemic potatoes, Red Kuri winter squash, yellow and blush onions, orange and red carrots, Jimmy Nardello peppers, golden beets and fresh Candy Time orchard apples.

Fresh Garden Herbs

French thyme, Italian parsley, garlic and rosemary from the walled garden and hoophouse at Bella Luna Farms.

What’s In The Box? November 10-16

Sunday Supper
In the tradition of our own Nonna Pat’s long-standing Sunday suppers, this week’s box includes all the fixings for a cozy, Italian-inspired meal to share with your nearest and dearest—from fresh bucatini to Skagit River Ranch Italian sausage and crusty Italian Rustica bread. Side dish-worthy produce such as carrots, cauliflower and Bietola Swiss chard, plus orchard apples, herbs, farm-fresh eggs, and a crisp Rosé, all help to round out this robust fall meal.

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

Fresh Bellingham Pasta Co. Bucatini

Hand-crafted in nearby Bellingham, this spaghetti-like semolina pasta has a hole running through the center—hence the name bucatini, which comes from the Italian buco, meaning “hole”, while bucato means “pierced”.

Skagit River Ranch Italian Sausage

The pampered pigs raised on the Skagit River Ranch in Sedro-Woolley roam outdoors in certified-organic pasture land to root, dig, and cavort as only happy pigs can, thriving on a diet of flax seed, corn and wheat. Spiced with savory herbs, this delectable Italian-style sausage will add a flavorful, savory note to a hearty bowl of pasta this week.

Italian Rustica Bread

This freshly-baked loaf is made in Snohomish using a wild yeast starter, which creates an airy, chewy bread and a delightfully-crisp crust. Perfect paired with this week’s bucatini and Nonna’s sauce—just brush the top with a little water and warm in the oven for a perfect crispy, chewy crust!

Ercole Piemonte Doc Rosato 2021

This crisp and dry Rosé features strawberry and peach on the nose, which leads to a pleasant second phase. Dry, but slightly sweet, it also boasts a smooth finish. Fun fact: The wines by Ercole, which means “Hercules” in Italian, are made by a generations-old co-op of local growers in the Monferrato region of Italy.

Farm Fresh Eggs

Our small flock of heritage breed laying hens gives us fresh eggs in beautiful shades of brown and green. With the shorter, darker days, the girls are up early to roam the outdoors. Bedtime is coming much earlier now, as we see them heading back into their house to roost as the sun is going down.

Seasonal Organic Greens

This week’s greens include Cegolaine lettuces, Bietola Swiss chard and Treviso chicory.

Fall Apples

A selection of beautiful Golden Russet and Newtown Pippin apples.

Seasonal Organic Produce

This week’s produce selection also includes onions, white cauliflower, orange carrots, celery and Jimmy Nardello peppers.

Fresh Garden Herbs

Thyme, parsley, garlic and rosemary from the walled garden at Bella Luna Farms.

What’s In The Box? November 3-9

A Taste of Bavaria
In keeping with the warm, soulful flavors of classic Oktoberfest, this week’s lineup takes a trip to Bavaria with such favorites as smoky bratwurst links, fresh pumpernickel bread and tangy sauerkraut. Complemented by an array of fall all-stars like Autumn Frost winter squash, red carrots and cabbage, Spitzenberg apples and baby potatoes to incorporate into comforting side dishes, this box also includes farm-fresh eggs, kiwi berries and a bevy of salad greens, plus Sauk Farm apple cider and a vibrant, crimson-red Cabernet Sauvignon—prost!

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

Skagit River Ranch Bratwurst

The pampered pigs raised on this farm in Sedro-Woolley roam outdoors in certified organic pastureland to root, dig, and cavort, thriving on a diet of flaxseed, corn and wheat. This week, enjoy the all-natural pork in the ranch’s perfectly-spiced bratwurst.

Britt’s Riesling Sauerkraut

Crafted from green cabbage, sweet onion, sea salt and yes, Riesling wine, this zippy sauerkraut from Langley, Washington’s Britt’s Fermented Foods is wonderful served with this week’s Bavarian fare. (Fun fact: The first sauerkraut was actually from China and used rice wine! Sauerkraut was introduced to Europe by the Huns when they came on horseback and became a staple in German cuisine when they combined salt and water with their cabbage.)

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 German-inspired fare.

Wakefield Promised Land Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

This vibrant, crimson red Cab from Southern Australia features aromas of red currant, plum and a touch of spice, as well as notes of black currant and subtle savory coffee and cedar flavors, plus a smooth and gentle finish on the palate.

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 is mixed into your next fall cocktail.

Farm Fresh Eggs

Our small flock of heritage breed laying hens gives us fresh eggs in beautiful shades of brown and green. With the shorter days, the girls are up early to roam the outdoors. Bedtime is coming much earlier now, as we see them heading back into their house to roost as the sun is going down.

Seasonal Organic Greens

This week’s greens include Little Gem lettuce, mixed mini lettuces, red cabbage and Treviso radicchio.

Fresh Kiwi Berries

A cousin of the well-known kiwi, these smooth, grape-sized Anna Hardy kiwi berries boast a delightfully sweet flavor!

Seasonal Organic Fruit & Vegetables

This week’s produce selection also includes red beets, Peter Wilcox potatoes, Autumn Frost winter squash, red carrots, leeks, fennel and yellow onions, plus Spitzenberg apples.

Fresh Garden Herbs

Thyme, parsley, sage, garlic and rosemary from the walled garden at Bella Luna Farms.

Dried Mini Bouquets

A sweet sampling of everlasting, dried seasonal blooms.

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