Earth Day X Sprouting Farm!
April 22, 2014
We picked Earth Day to announce that we’re planting our very own certified organic farm in Woodinville, WA! Starting this summer, we’ll be growing as much of our own seasonal produce as we can at Sprouting Farm
. It’s another part of our commitment to keeping it local.
Food is the closest connection people have to our planet; few things we buy and consume bring us closer to the earth than what we choose to put in our bodies. We want our staff to have the opportunity to get out of the stores and work on the farm in an effort to increase our connection to the land. And our seasonal menu items going forward will be inspired specifically by what we can grow at Sprouting Farm
Everyone who comes into our stores today will get post card of the farm printed on seed paper that grows into wildflowers when planted, leaving no waste behind. A little Happy Earth Day from all of us at Homegrown!
Stay tuned for pics of our first harvest!
Spring Seasonal Sandwich
April 19, 2014
Our new Spring Seasonal boasts organic chicken, asparagus, radish, cucumber, arugula, spring herbs, garlic aioli + nonfat greek yogurt. As always you have a choice of french, multigrain or gluten-free bread! half 6 / whole 11
Reasons To Love: Stumptown Coffee Roasters
March 6, 2014
Here in the Pacific Northwest we have coffee culture unlike any other region in the country. Many of us have a neighborhood coffee shop that we're loyal to, but this city is full of delicious alternatives to satisfy our latte and cappuccino needs. When we opened our first shop in 2009, we decided to partner with Stumptown Coffee Roasters not simply for their amazing coffee, but also because of the way they do business around the world.
Stumptown Coffee Roasters was started in Portland in 1999 with a vision of selling coffee, "where beans were meticulously sourced, intentionally roasted and carefully brewed to bring out the life and unique flavor profile of each coffee." Through the development of their single-origin, shade-grown, direct-trade, organic coffee program, Stumptown has raised the bar for supply chain transparency in the coffee industry. Check out their Producers Page
for information on individual farmers to learn where the beans are sourced, and what the process entails.
By trading directly
with green bean producers from around the world, Stumptown is able to provide the highest quality beans while focusing on sustainable farmland management and increasing the quality of life of the coffee farmers they work with. Coffee farmers around the world are making more money per pound on average through Stumptown's direct-trade program than the fair-trade price.
Homegrown proudly serves fresh-brewed organic drip and bottled cold brew at all our shops. For full espresso menu visit our Downtown and SLU locations.
Klean Kanteen Instagram Giveaway
February 4, 2014
We're excited to sell our very own signature green Klean Kanteen water bottles
! Keep it in your bag, attach it to your backpack, store it on your bike, and eliminate the plastic bottles forever! They're available at each of our shops for $19 ea.
Klean Kanteens are made of 18/8 food grade stainless steel, no liner needed, No BPA, phthalates, lead or other toxins. They don't retain or impart flavors for a clean, fresh drink every time.
The loop cap is made from BPA-free polypropylene and can be clipped onto backpacks, bags or belt loops for hydration on-the-go. And they donate 1% to the environment!
In celebration of this new awesome product we will be giving away a Homegrown Klean Kanteen to 5 of our Instagram followers. Enter to win by following our Instagram @Homegrownian
account, tag your friends and spread the word! Winners will be chosen on Tuesday, February 11th. Good luck!
The Unseasonably Warm Ham + Brussels
January 25, 2014
This winter, back by popular demand, we give you the Ham + Brussels!
The Ham + Brussels, stacked with Oregon pit-smoked ham, Beecher's cheese
and apple cider braised brussels and apples, finished with dijon and sage aioli. It's truly a winter feast sandwiched between two slices of fresh bread.
Let us know what you think about it, or if you have ideas for future seasonal specials. We love to get creative and push the sandwich boundaries!
Stop by any of our locations to give it a try and let us know what you think!