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Welcome to Our September Box

Welcome to Our September Box

 

 

We have carefully curated and hand selected each product, have met each farmer and maker to be sure their products are delicious and their business practices align with SacTown Bites' philosophy. We think of this as a 'food tour in a box' where you get to taste some of the best products from the Sacramento Valley delivered right to your door. We seek out products that are grown and made within the Sacramento Valley. Our partners are usually family owned businesses, some going back generations, and some brand new. We like meeting these farmers and makers and going behind the scenes to learn more about them and their products. Below you can find articles and videos about some of them. We ere not able to create videos on all our partners doe to various life events, such as the fires. Read on to find out more about what's in the box.
Let's begin!

 

Sparkling Pear Juice

Hemly Cider - Courtland, Calfiornia

Sarah Hemly, Owner

Sparkling Pear Juice from Hemly Cider

Sarah Hemly married into a farming family that goes back six generations to the Gold Rush in California. As the largest grower of pears in the country, Sarah wanted to make something with them, not just grow them. Read our article about Sarah and her fabulous ciders and sparkling pear juice. We also got the chance to meet Sarah and visit her in her brand new tasting room in Courtland, California. Watch our video to learn more about her and her plans for the future.

 

 

 

Indian Butter Chicken Simmer Sauce

Sutter Buttes Olive Oil - Yuba City, California

Alka Kumar, Co-owner

Indian Butter Chicken Simmer Sauce from Sutter Buttes Olive Oil

We are so excited about this sauce! It's authentic and fresh tasting and is literally dinner in a jar. Learn more about this sauce, Alka Kumar and how she grew her product line from olive oils to over 165 products, and about my obsession with Indian food! Read on.  

Meyer Lemon Infused Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Capay Valley Ranches - Capay, California

Denise André, Marketing

Meyer Lemon Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Capay Valley Ranches

 

It's been quite a month in Capay Valley, California, home to Capay Valley Ranches and maker of the Meyer Lemon Extra Virgin Olive Oil in this month's box. Learn about CV Ranches, how to use this olive oil and the fires that nearly burned the orchards! Read our article here

Sweet Sriracha Almond Butter Dip and Roasted and Salted Pistachios

Winters Fruit Tree – Winters, California

Phil Carter, Owner

Pistachios from Winters Fruit Tree

Sweet Sriracha Almond Butter Dip from Winters Fruit Tree

Winters Fruit Tree began in the long gone apricot orchards in the Santa Clara Valley as growers. Read about those special orchards and apricots in this blog post. The relocated to Winters in 1967 and opened the fruit stand in 1968. They used to be in the center of town, and you could get a hot dog or taffy along with your fruit and nuts back in the day. The fruit stand is still in Winters, but the town has grown and changed, and is a cute day trip destination from the Bay Area or Sacramento. Winters Fruit Tree grows and dries fruit and the grow several nuts, including the irresistible pistachios in the September box. And I am most excited about sharing their one of a kind, addicting Sweet Sriracha Almond Butter Dip. It's is sweet and a tiny bit zesty, and oh so good. 

 

Fleur de Sel Caramel Sauce

Ginger Elizabeth Chocolates – Sacramento, California

Ginger Elizabeth, Owner

Fleur de Sel Caramel Sauce from Ginger Elizabeth Chocolates

 

If you have ever been on my Farm to Table Midtown Food Tour in Sacramento, then you know that I am a hug fangirl of Ginger Elizabeth Chocolates. Ginger is a force of nature and passionate about sourcing all of her ingredients as locally as possible. With the exception of one of kind sea salt from the shores of Brittany - you can't get that in Sacramento it turns out. This caramel sauce is rich and buttery and perfection in a jar. 

 

Wildflower Honeycomb

Moon Shine Trading Co. - Woodland, California

Josh Zeldner, Nectar Director

Honeycomb from Moon Shine Trading Company

Our September box also brings you wildflower honeycomb, cut right from local hives by Moon Shine Trading Co. Moon Shine Trading are honey experts and are opening a tasting room in Woodland, California in the Spring of 2021, called The Hive. Honeycomb is a delight from nature and the beeswax can be eaten just like the honey. Spread it on toast, or add it to your next cheese board. Meet Nectar Director, Josh Zeldner and learn more about The Hive by watching our video.

 

We sincerely hope you enjoy our September Farm to Fork in a Box. Leave us aa message and let us know you like it. ~heather

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