What’s In The Box? September 8-14

Full of Flavor
Stacked with beautiful late-season produce—from tomatillos and heirloom tomatoes to peppers, cucumbers, sweet corn, purple carrots and more—this week’s box packs in the flavor (and brings a little heat, too!). Accented by peppery edible flowers, fragrant herbs including garlic and Thai basil, as well as a fiery hot sauce crafted from lush cucumber and Bird’s Eye chiles from Seattle’s Häxan Ferments, this vibrant lineup also includes a fresh baguette, our own farm-fresh eggs, and a beautiful mix of salad greens. Enjoy!

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

Cucumber Bird’s Eye Hot Sauce

A celebration of all things green, this lacto-fermented beauty from Seattle-based Häxan Ferments mixes lush cucumber with a fiery wallop from tiny Bird’s Eye chiles. Lemongrass and lime zest bring fragrant citrus notes, and herbaceous Thai basil rounds it all out.

Mixed Edible Flowers

Bright and cheery edible blooms to add color and spice to your salads this week!

Fresh Summer Fruit

Juicy Galia melon grown here in Snohomish as well as white donut peaches.

French Baguette

Baked just for us by our favorite small bakery in nearby Snohomish, this fresh baguette embodies classic French baking with a delightfully-crisp crust and an airy interior.

Mille Prosecco Millesimato Extra-Dry DOC

Fabulously lively and light at every glass, this extra-dry Italian Prosecco features a bouquet of apple and pear notes as well as hints of light citrus.

Farm Fresh Eggs

As they spend lots of time outdoors in their run, our small flock of heritage breed laying hens are enjoying succulent popweed pulled from the gardens along with an extra helping of grain to supplement their diet, continuing to give us fresh eggs in beautiful shades of brown, beige and cream.

Seasonal Organic Greens

A beautiful mix of salad greens.

Seasonal Organic Fruit & Vegetables

This week’s produce selection also includes cucumbers, purple carrots, tomatillos, sweet corn, lemon cucumber, Shintokiwa cucumber, Walla Walla sweet onions, Shimonita Negi onions and the first of the Jimmy Nardello peppers. Also included: Copia tomatoes, a show-stopping sweet, juicy variety swirled with color and stripes throughout, as well as heirloom tomatoes and then even more tomatoes in red and black shades.

Fresh Garden Herbs

Italian garlic, parsley and Thai basil from the herb garden at Bella Luna.

What’s In The Box? September 1-7

Summery September
We might have turned over the page to the month of September, but the gardens continue to ripen with an abundance of late-summer gems, from luscious heirloom and cherry tomatoes to ripe, juicy melons and peaches. Also including zucchini, sweet peppers, cucumbers and Patty Pan squash, plus a beautiful bounty of herbs and greens, this week’s lineup is accented by such provisions as Pain au Levain bread, Italian olive oil and flaky sea salt, Harmony Field’s sheep’s milk feta and chicken eggs. Enjoy!

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

Ripe Summer Fruit

It’s summer eating at its finest this week, with ripe yellow peaches and juicy Galia melon.

Summer Tomatoes

One of the true hallmarks of summer, these tomatoes are ready to be enjoyed in all their incredibly luscious glory. This week, enjoy a beautiful selection of heirlooms, plus a mix of Sungold and black cherry tomatoes.

Piranske Soline Salt Flower

These tiny pyramid-shaped crystals come from the famous European Piran salt pans, harvested using a special webbed spatula to remove them gently from the surface of the salt fields, where they form in a thin layer. A wonderful seasoning, this world-class fleur de sel enhances the natural flavors of fresh produce.

Colli Etruschi Extra Virgin ‘Io Bio’ Olive Oil

Boasting an intense emerald green color, this beautiful Italian olive oil is produced with the Caninese variety, harvested from olive trees that average 40 years old.

Pain au Levain Bread

This slightly-nutty, slightly-sweet sourdough loaf embodies country-style French baking with a chewy crust and light, airy interior. Baked just for us at a small bakery in Snohomish, this traditional Pain au Levain is crafted using the bakery’s own sourdough starter.

Soléna 2020 Pinot Gris

Always a summertime (and every other time) favorite, the bouquet of this Willamette Valley Pinot Gris opens up with notes of just-picked Asian pear and a hint of Meyer lemon zest. It’s bolstered by elements of honeysuckle and orange blossom which carry through to its crisp and refreshing palate.

Farm Fresh Eggs

As they spend lots of time outdoors in their run, our small flock of heritage breed laying hens are enjoying succulent popweed pulled from the gardens along with an extra helping of grain to supplement their diet, continuing to give us fresh eggs in beautiful shades of brown, beige and cream.

Harmony Fields Sheep’s Milk Feta

This sirene-style white brine cheese from Bow’s Harmony Fields is made from 100-percent sheep’s milk. Similar to Greek feta with a tart, lemony finish, it has a creamier texture than most feta, with a touch of saltiness that pairs perfectly with salads, pastas and crostini.

Seasonal Organic Greens

Pea shoots, cantaloupe shoots, edible Nasturtiums, mini Cegolaine lettuces, fancy salad mix and sunflower shoots.

Seasonal Organic Fruit & Vegetables

This week’s produce selection also includes scallions, Patty Pan summer squash, sweet mixed peppers, Shintokiwa cucumbers, Chioggia beets, zucchini, beans, Tropea onions and Russian Banana fingerling potatoes.

Sculpit

A common herb throughout Italy and Spain, but relatively unheard of in North America, sculpit has long, narrow, lance-like leaves that have a delicate, subtle flavor. It’s a touch bitter, like chicory, with a hint of something similar to tarragon, combined with the spice of arugula; enjoy!

Fresh Garden Herbs

Also fresh from the herb garden this week: Italian parsley, coriander, garlic and Genovese basil.

Mini Market Bouquet

A sweet sampling of a few of our favorite summer blooms!

What’s In The Box? August 25-31

Summer Love
Ripe, juicy tomatoes; crisp, sweet corn; mild, nutty artichokes—what’s not to love about this box of summer favorites? Enjoy these seasonal all-stars and much more: This week’s super-fresh lineup also includes fennel, cucumber, Tropea onions and a bevy of salad and braising greens, plus farm-fresh eggs, multigrain bread, silky Greek yogurt from Tunawerth Creamery, tahini and a wealth of fragrant herbs. Enjoy!

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

Mixed Summer Tomatoes

They just keep coming: These ripe, juicy tomatoes-large and small-are ready to be enjoyed in all their incredibly luscious glory.

Locally-Grown Corn

First of the season corn, crunchy and sweet!

Baby Artichokes

A favorite in Italian cuisine, and also a favorite here at the farm, these fresh baby artichokes are incredibly delicious and nutrient-rich.

Multigrain Bread

Crafted in nearby Snohomish by our favorite bakery, this healthy freshly-baked loaf is made with locally-milled Shepherd’s Grain flour and seven different whole grains, plus a hint of honey and toasted sunflower seeds.

La Crema Chardonnay 2020

Aromas of Meyer lemon, nectarine and jasmine are followed by flavors of crisp green apple, tangerine and yellow plum in this beautiful Sonoma Coast chardonnay. On the palate, the wine is concentrated and juicy with a lingering finish

Farm Fresh Eggs

As they spend lots of time outdoors in their run, our small flock of heritage breed laying hens are enjoying succulent popweed pulled from the gardens along with 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 Greek Yogurt

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

Tahini

Crafted from toasted ground hulled sesame, this rich, nutty butter is delicious incorporated into salad dressings, dips, and spreads such as hummus.

Seasonal Organic Greens

Cegolaine and Little Gem baby lettuces, plus Swiss chard and pac choi.

Seasonal Organic Vegetables

This week’s produce selection also includes fennel, cucumbers, baby carrots, Italian eggplant, celery and Tropea onions.

Fresh Garden Herbs

Garlic, thyme, rosemary, tarragon and parsley from the herb garden at Bella Luna.

What’s In The Box? August 11-17

Summer All-Stars
Apricots! Tomatoes! Cucumbers! These late summer staples are arriving in abundance here in August and this week’s box celebrates them in all their sun-ripened glory, as well as other favorites such as summer squash, Tropea and Walla Walla onions, yellow Romano beans, rainbow Swiss Chard, fragrant herbs and fennel. Also joining these summer all-stars: Freshly-baked focaccia, basil-infused olive oil, creamy chevre from Lost Peacock Farm, fresh eggs from our heritage-breed hens and our signature cobbler crust mix to whip up something special for dessert. Long live summer!

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

F&L Cobbler Crust Mix

Our signature cobbler crust mix contains organic flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and butter; when combined with a splash of milk, the resulting mixture produces a light and fluffy cobbler topping. This week, try it with apricots for a sweet, summery dessert.

Fresh Fruit

Ripe and juicy apricots.

Basil-Infused Olive Oil

Crafted in our farmhouse kitchen, this high-quality extra virgin olive oil is infused with the beautiful flavors of basil harvested fresh from the garden. This infused oil makes a wonderful base for salad dressings, or enjoy it simply on its own served with warm bread or focaccia.

Focaccia Bread

This soft, chewy Italian-style loaf is baked just for us by our favorite local bakery. Kissed with fragrant fresh herbs, it is delicious served warm and dipped in olive oil.

Figuière Méditerranée Rosé 2020

Intended to be light, invigorating and easy-to-enjoy, this refreshing southern French rosé features flavors of peach, orange skin and white flowers that are accented by refreshing acidity and a salty minerality thanks to the influence of the Mediterranean sea.

Farm Fresh Eggs

As they spend lots of time outdoors in their run, our small flock of heritage breed laying hens are enjoying succulent popweed pulled from the gardens along with an extra helping of grain to supplement their diet, continuing to give us fresh eggs in beautiful shades of brown, beige and cream.

Lost Peacock Creamery Chevre

Soft and spreadable, this lightly creamy chevre from the Grade-A Lost Peacock goat dairy in Olympia, Washington is a simply beautiful farmstead cheese. Crafted with just goat’s milk and sea salt, it features notes of summer pasture and bright lemon.

Fresh Organic Greens

Gorgeous rainbow Swiss chard.

Seasonal Organic Fruit & Vegetables

This week’s produce selection also includes cherry and heirloom tomatoes, artichokes, English cucumbers, fresh Walla Walla and Tropea onions, mixed summer squash, fennel, scallions, yellow Romano beans and Chioggia beets.

Fresh Garden Herbs

Garlic, parsley, oregano and basil from the herb garden at Bella Luna.

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