Archive for August 2014

In Your Box This Week, August 25, 2014

The Zebras are loose! Slightly more tart than your average tomato, they make a delicious and visually interesting salad.   Small Box 1 lb mixed Zucchini 1 Green Leaf Lettuce 4 Bi-color Corn 1 Tub Red Zebra Tomatoes 1 lb Mixed Baby Bell Peppers 1 Eggplant 3 lbs Valencia Oranges Large Box 1 lb Summer…

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Stuffed Peppers on the Grill

You will amaze your family and any guests with this simple, foolproof recipe.  Warning: you may be asked to make it repeatedly! 8 assorted peppers – Pasilla (Poblanos), Anaheims, Sweet Bells (different colors make it interesting), Jalepenos, Cherry Bombs (spice things up), your choice of Underwood fresh peppers – sweet or spicy or both 1…

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In Your Box This Week, August 18, 2014

We are in between melon crops, but they will be back soon! The peppers are awesome right now and are so easy to add in to your meals – salads, snacking, stir frys and they pair well with a large variety of things – try them roasted, on a pizza or alongside your favorite grill…

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August Kid Friendly Snacks

Hi all!  Please enjoy this article from Kelly at Roots and Wings Preschool in Thousand Oaks.  They get our large weekly CSA box and turn it into a learning and healthy adventure for their students.  Thank you Kelly for these healthy options for young children!!   We love the late summer season produce coming in…

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From Seed to Sauce

Do you live in a household that keeps a bottle of Sriracha handy in your refrigerator at all times?  If so, you will probably really enjoy this newly released video! “Growing Sriracha, from Seed to Sauce, is the story of what happens before the peppers go in the bottle.  It is the farm that grows…

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In Your Box This Week, August 11, 2014

Woah !  Had an Underwood Jalapeno over the weekend – they are finally getting some heat in ’em.  Good news for you hot pepper lovers, warm up the grill and get ready for our stuffed hot pepper recipe later in the week.  Works well with the Jalos and the Cherry Bombs, if you can’t stand…

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A Look Behind the Scenes – CSA Program

Have you ever wondered about how your CSA produce ends up in your box? Check out this farm to table video that we filmed.  Having been on that truck myself at 5:30 am in the morning I certainly developed a new found respect for everyone on our team that does this twice every week!

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In Your Box This Week, August 4, 2014

Small Box 1 lb Yellow Wax Beans 3 lbs Valencia Oranges 1 bunch Cilantro 1 Red Bell Pepper 3 Bi-color Corn 1 Cherokee Tomato 1 Celebrity Tomato 1 bunch Purple Carrots 1 lb Yukon Potatoes Large Box 1 lb Yellow Wax Beans 1 bunch Easter Radish 1 bunch Cilantro 1 Red Bell Pepper 1 Orange…

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Melon Mania

I never liked melons, for years I would pass them up at the grocery store.  When I began receiving them as part of the CSA program, I was skeptical.  I believe that first summer the first introduction was to a French Morning melon, after slicing into that beauty I never looked back! Cutting into my…

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