The Boon Box
The Boon Box will be available for purchase again in October 2023.
The best our farm has to offer - for 10% off retail!
The Boon Box is a 3 times a year curated box of goods from our farm. It’s the best way to ensure that you are able to receive a great selection of what we produce here, including trial runs and spices we haven't shared before! We’ve timed the boxes to ensure you have a fresh and ready supply of what we're growing.
**The first box ships out in early December**
The Boon Box is delivered to your door 3x a year in December, March and July. Shipping is included in the price of this box.
With The Boon Box you get...
- Insider access to all the limited products we grow that aren’t available to folks outside this box - we prioritize your support!
- New recipes, background history and exclusive content (including some virtual!) about our operation - a true behind the scenes view of our farm.
- To have a say in what we grow! As good farmers, we’re always experimenting. We want you to hear what you think about what we’re adding to our lineup and crop plans. We’ll include these small trials, ideas for how to use them, and ask for your feedback!
- The good feelings associated with helping us prepare! CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) models give farmers the capital they need at the time they need it most. While we don’t grow much fresh produce, this is our attempt at ensuring we’re best prepared for what’s ahead while delivering great tasting products!
“I have never ordered a subscription box and was so excited to receive each one… Each box was like a present from my past self and I really enjoyed reading the zine with each. I also was able to try new things. One of the motivators for supporting Boonville is that I love the company values and supporting a small California farm business.”
Boon Box Subscriber
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What’s so special about the chiles you grow?
Compared to what you find at the grocery store, we think our chiles pack tons more flavor, are harvest dated to share how fresh they are, and are made up of just the chile flesh. That’s right - we de-stem each chile by hand! All chiles we sell are made of 100% CA grown chiles from our farm and do not contain any oils, anti-caking agents, gluten, or any other kind of preservative.
Our spices are generally not made from the spiciest peppers you can find. Instead, we focus on flavor-forward varieties to bring both interesting flavors and a bit of heat to your cooking. Sown, grown, and harvested by hand, our small farm works hard year round to bring fresh, flavorful spices to your kitchen.
What’s the best way to store these chiles?
Chile powders, flakes, and whole dried chiles will keep their flavor longest if stored in a cool, dry environment away from heat and direct sunlight. If you keep them next to your stove, make sure they stay out of the sun.
After opening bulk packs of chile powder, empty the package into the smallest size jar that will hold all of the powder and seal with a tight fitting lid.
Dried chiles and powders don’t ever really “go bad” - they just lose their potency and flavor with time.
When were these chiles harvested?
Each chile product is marked by the harvest year either on the sticker closure or on a stamp on the back of the bag. Chiles are harvested each year from September through November.
Why do the chiles I just bought taste different from what I got last year?
That’s agriculture! The heat and flavor of our chiles are determined by weather patterns throughout the growing season. If it’s a super hot summer, the chiles will be spicier. If it’s a cooler summer, you can expect the chiles to be more mild in flavor. If you taste the difference from year to year, that means your palette is intune with our growing conditions.
Can I stop by and purchase things directly from the farm?
If you are in town visiting and want to pick up some of our chiles, it's easiest if you head to the Farmhouse Mercantile, Disco Ranch, Boonville Hotel, or Anderson Valley Market to make your purchase.
If you live in Anderson Valley and want to place an order for pick up, use the code ILIVEHERE at checkout and you won’t be charged for shipping. We will send you an email when your order is ready to be picked up!
What is your shipping and return policy?
Orders are shipped via UPS or USPS. Packages will arrive (generally) in 1-8 days after they ship depending on carrier capacity. Tracking info is emailed on the day the package leaves our office.
If a package is returned to Boonville Barn as "undeliverable" or "no such number", or for any other reason, the order will be refunded minus the original shipping costs, and any extra shipping costs that have incurred.
All orders are packed and shipped from our farm office. If there’s an issue with your order, please take pictures of the packaging/box and reach out to email@example.com.
We do not accept returns.
If you have any questions or concerns about an order that you placed, get in touch by replying to your order confirmation email and we will help get it sorted.