It’s Earth Day — Let’s Celebrate!

Setting aside a day to think about how we can protect the planet In 1970 (that’s just 14 years before Earthbound Farm got started), Denis Hayes was a graduate student at Harvard who worked with US Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin to launch Earth Day (April 21, 1970) as a sort of national teach-in about […]

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Mission Improbable: Delicious, healthy, homemade hot pockets

We love frozen, microwavable Hot Pockets and you should, too.😉 Not really. You didn’t really think so, did you? But you know what we do love? Craveable convenience. And the concept of a hot pocket filled with organic deliciousness. We are working with one of our favorite chefs anywhere – Chef Joel Gamoran – and […]

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Three Women in Organic History You Need to Know Now

March is Women’s History Month and if you appreciate the ability to grab some organic spring mix, baby spinach, arugula, or other organic salad greens pretty much any day in any supermarket, you need to know that these three women each had a big hand in making that possible. So raise your fork to these […]

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The Super Soil of Organic Farming

Warning: Nerdy Dirt Details Ahead. Proceed at Your Own Risk 😊 It’s difficult to overemphasize how vital healthy soil is to life on Earth. Think about it. Crops and other plants grow in it, not only providing food, shelter, and beauty but also oxygen. In addition to being a critical piece of our overall ecosystem, […]

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The Heart of the Matter: Why We Love Organic…and You

Happy Valentine’s Day or Galentine’s Day or just another February #SaladSunday. Today — and every day — we give you our hearts. Figuratively, because we appreciate every last one of you who supports organic farming and all that means for our shared future. And also literally, as we harvest and send you our sweet and […]

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You Need a Rocket in Your Salad. Here’s Why.

We’re not talking jet fuel, here. We’re talking arugula AKA rocket AKA roquette AKA rucola (no need to yodel, we didn’t say Ricola® 😉). Do you arugula? If you do, you know all about its bold, peppery, nutty scrumptiousness. But did you know that as far back as the Roman Empire, arugula was considered an […]

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Our Journey to Zero Waste Certification

Last year, we shared with you some great news: that our family had earned the U.S. Green Building Council TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) Platinum certification at three of our facilities. The TRUE certification program is an assessor-based zero waste program that rates how well facilities perform in minimizing their non-hazardous, solid wastes and […]

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Chef Joel Gamoran Helps Us Get Excited about Cooking at Home

We have been big fans of Joel Gamoran for quite some time. He’s kind of a unicorn in the culinary world – a talented chef who is most happy when he’s helping everyday home cooks figure out they can do amazing things in their own kitchens. Kind of like the magician who’s willing to tip […]

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Plus Up Superstar Spinach

Organic spinach is a superstar of kitchens and tables everywhere. Maybe it’s because there’s so much nutritious goodness packed into every leaf. Maybe it’s that slightly sweet and mildly earthy taste. Maybe it’s just how dang tender it is. Maybe it’s a combo of all those reasons and more. Spinach is like that perfect party […]

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The Big Flavor of Organic Produce

Is better flavor one of the reasons you choose organic? For a lot of people, it is. But is that real or is it you being predisposed to think organic is just all-around better? We wouldn’t necessarily object if that were the case, but it’s not your imagination. Our farmers have said for years that […]

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Fabulous Fall Deco Secrets from Our Farm Stand

Fall is the most spectacular time of year at our Carmel Valley Farm Stand — partly because organic farmer and fairy dust sprinkler Janna Jo grows so many amazing varieties of heirloom pumpkins, squash, and gourds. And also because she and her sister Tami know a thing or two about how to turn these organic […]

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The Dream of the Ideal Salad Kit

We recently asked you to answer a few questions about what your “Dream” salad kit would be. You know, if that perfectly simple kit existed where every ingredient was super delicious, the dressing was out of this world, and it was all priced just right…And you answered. Are you curious about the results? Here’s a […]

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