Farm Updates

The Greenhouse is Full and Peppers are Drying! - October 2020
The Greenhouse is Full and Peppers are Drying! - October 2020

As the nights get colder here in Boonville, we’re nearing the end of the 2020 harvest. Our crops are looking great and we can’t wait to have everything available online soon! New bundles and gift packs for the holidays are in the works too. We'll be releasing our half ton of beans, threshed by bicycle powered thresher, our popcorn, and additional crops later in November - be on the lookout for first dibs via email!

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Beans by Bicycle
Beans by Bicycle

As March of 2020 drew to a close our team sat down and starting looking at the road ahead. As a farm specializing in value added products, what could we put in the ground that would feed our community? For y...

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Need plans for Thanksgiving this year? We've got you covered!  - October 2020
Need plans for Thanksgiving this year? We've got you covered! - October 2020

With smaller gatherings, you can curb the stress of cooking a twenty-pound turkey, and instead, delight in the preparation of a curated meal featuring exceptional provisions from some of the finest producers on the West Coast. 

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Introducing the Boon Box!
Introducing the Boon Box!

Introducing the Boon Box - the best from our farm delivered straight to your door 3 times a year!

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The 2020 Poblano Harvest is Here! - September 2020
The 2020 Poblano Harvest is Here! - September 2020

It’s been a wild summer here in Boonville. From dealing with 100 degree heat for multiple days, precipitation light / lightning heavy storms in August, managing harvests during a pandemic, and thick smoky air from the surrounding fires - it was a month.

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All About Honey Bees! And New Recipes for the Summer
All About Honey Bees! And New Recipes for the Summer

Summer in Boonville is here! Temperatures have soared - our popcorn seemingly shot up over night, the Espelette will soon be trellised, we’re...

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"Virtual Tourism" to Mendocino County - June 2020

The Anderson Valley thrives on tourism and without visitors things are … pretty quiet. In an effort to help support other Valley-based (and just outside the valley) businesses and offer what I’m calling some...

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It is Spring! 🌱- May 2020
It is Spring! 🌱- May 2020

It’s spring! The wildflowers are out in full force here in Anderson Valley, we’re eating fava beans and strawberries, and for some reason it's still raining? Honestly, this past week has felt a bit like Nove...

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How A Pandemic Affects A Farm - Part 2 - April 2020
How A Pandemic Affects A Farm - Part 2 - April 2020

Well dang. March had the potential to be a really great month for us. Instead it was rough - both mentally and financially. We haven’t had a regular wholesale order in over 30 days. We have lost more than 85...

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Where to Buy Good Food Online - April 2020
Where to Buy Good Food Online - April 2020

I tried writing this newsletter last week when I was feeling overwhelmed by how hard COVID-19 is hitting the food industry. Then, on Wednesday I got up and logged into our website analytics software and tho...

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How A Pandemic Affects A Farm, Part 1 - March 2020
How A Pandemic Affects A Farm, Part 1 - March 2020

By now I’m sure your inbox has been flooded by what every company, whose newsletter you somehow made it onto, is doing as a response to our current public health crisis. As a supporter of our work and the ...

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Farm Report - March 2020
Farm Report - March 2020

Hello from Sunny Boonville! Where the grass is green and the winter rains… well… haven’t really been here since January. Based on rainfall totals from NOAA, we’re at about 38% of our normal rainfall...

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