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  • The magic of sun dried olives! – Organic Mission Sun Dried Olives from Yolo Press, Winters, California

    While their olive oils are delicious and award winning, they make one product that is a little gem. We were so excited when we found out about their sun dried olives. The purity of a sun dried olive is magical. These little nuggets are simply Mission variety olives dried in the sun with a hint of salt...
  • How to Marinate Olives with Yolo Press Sun Dried Olives

    Marinated Olives Ingredients Yolo Press Sun Dried Olives Filtered water 1 C good olive oil Garlic cloves, peeled Fresh herbs such as rosemary, th...
  • The bean you need! Zuni Gold from Rancho Llano Seco in Chico, California

    My first thought when it became clear the pandemic was going to keep us all locked down for weeks or months, was, oh boy, a lot of people are going to have to learn to cook! No more grabbing lunch at the food truck with coworkers, or meeting up with friends for tapas and sangria. No brunch! 
  • Disappearing Fruit, The Ark of Taste and The Good Stuff

    Blenheim Apricots used to be grown in abundance in the Santa Clara valley starting in the early 1900’s. By the 1960’s they started to decline. Blenheim’s are sweet and tart and are wonderful fresh or dried and in preserves, but they mature a little more slowly than other varieties. They also bruise easily...
  • Finca La Merced Coffee Beans from Chocolate Fish Coffee Roasters

    Is there a better aroma than walking into a coffee shop and getting hit with the smell of coffee beans roasting? We love that smell, and you can experience it every week by visiting one of Chocolate Fish Coffee Roasters coffee shops. The expert coffee roasters at Chocolate Fish roast small batches of beans each week for their three cafes and for local restaurants...
  • Farm to Oven - Almond Biscotti from Upper Crust Baking, Davis California

    One of our favorite things to do as a family on the weekends is to go to the farmers market to get fresh produce for the week, and perhaps a bouquet of flowers. Well, in truth, it’s my favorite thing to do. But I get eager company with my daughter and husband because the first stop is always at the Upper Crust Baking tables to drool over all the incredible pastry choices that have spread out...
  • Why this cookbook? The Davis Farmers Market Cookbook by Ann M. Evans

    The Davis Farmers Market Cookbook was a natural addition to our monthly boxes because it not only focuses on seasonal cooking, but it also introduces you to the farmers that grow that produce. The Davis Farmers Market is thought to be one of the best in the country. Which is no surprise...
  • Welcome to our July Box

    Welcome to our July Farm to Fork in a 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. 
  • Almond Lane, Woodland California - The First Almond Farm in the World to Be Certified Sustainable

    How does an almond farm in California distinguish themselves from the 6000 others in the state? Almond Lane in Woodland California has done this by, one, being one of the very few almond growers that is farm to consumer. And two, be the first almond grower in the world to be independently certified under the internationally recognized “Sustainably Grown” standard for agricultural crops...
  • Meet the Maker - Stephanie Schaber of Shebear Herblove

    In 2019, Stephanie launched her own brand, Shebear Herblove. Her spice blends and teas are thoughtful and complex and made with intention. Sourcing locally, and using organic ingredients as much as possible, results in a more vibrant and energetic product...
  • Two Grumpy Goats and Award Winning Olive Oil

    Most olive oil producers take the route of easiest to produce and easiest to harvest. Think Manzanillo or Arbequina. Not Grumpy Goats Farm, in Capay California...from day one they decided to pick robust, challenging olives that produce unique flavors. 
  • Family Tradition Turns Into a Sweet Business

    Beekeeping has become popular in recent years. In fact, my husband and I have been keeping a few hives for almost 8 years now. But that can’t compare to a family that has been beekeeping for over 100 years. Jace Becker’s great grandfather began beekeeping in 1919...