What’s In The Box? September 22-28

Autumn Splendor
As we officially greet the start of fall here this week, the color-rich produce coming in from the gardens is as bright and beautiful as those first turning leaves. Featuring such favorites as Italian eggplant, broccolini, fennel and Little Gem lettuce, as well as lingering summer highlights like yellow peaches, blueberries and heirloom tomatoes, this fall-fresh lineup is also accented by pillowy focaccia bread, farm-fresh eggs, peppery edible flowers and cheery mini bouquets. Enjoy!

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

Seasonal Fruit

Yellow peaches, blueberries and Pilot apples.

Edible Flowers & Mini Bouquets

Flowers, flowers, everywhere! Enjoy bright and cheery edible mixed edible flowers to add color and spice to your salads this week, as well as a sweet bouquet of seasonal blooms.

Focaccia Bread

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

Planeta La Segreta Grillo 2020

Hailing from the island of Sicily, this beautiful white wine crafted exclusively from the Grillo grape is fresh and smooth on the palate, and entices with aromas of spring flowers, grapefruit and Mediterranean herbs, as well as notes of white peach and citrusy Meyer lemon.

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.

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.

Seasonal Organic Greens

Little Gem lettuce greens.

Seasonal Organic Vegetables

This week’s produce selection also includes scallions, sweet Walla Walla onions, Italian eggplant, broccolini, fennel, Jimmy Nardello peppers, red beets, English cucumbers, plus heirloom tomatoes including Moskovich and Sungold cherry tomatoes.

Fresh Garden Herbs

Music garlic and parsley from the walled garden here at Bella Luna.

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