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Get your party game on point

‘Keep it simple’ is our kitchen team’s mantra for the holidays. Paul Conte (left), Justine Kelly (center), and Alan Li (right) all love feeding their family and friends. They’ve learned the hard way not to let stress get in the way of the good times. Here are a few of the things they do to keep the holidays happy.

Sun Basket’s Executive Chefs lay down some wisdom for holiday entertaining.

The Ultimate Party Platter

We’ve got the feast. You bring the friends.

Holiday entertaining just got a whole lot easier now that you can order Sun Basket’s Ultimate Party Platter. Our holiday party box includes cheese, charcuterie, crackers, spreads, and snacks from some of our favorite producers, plus two special Sun Basket housemade dips. One box is perfect for 8-10 guests.

Holiday (W)rap Session

Sun Basket visits San Francisco’s Paxton Gate

Paxton Gate, a shop in San Francisco’s Mission District, is famous for its eclectic inventory of botanical prints, terrariums, and taxidermied animals. They’re also known for their skill with paper and ribbon. Sun Basket co-founder Tyler MacNiven recently dropped by the store to get schooled by grand master wrapper Wren Sayler in the art of giving gorgeous gifts. Watch the video here.

Sun Basket's Holiday Gift to You

San Francisco based-mixed media artist Lisa Solomon created these holiday gift tags exclusively for Sun Basket and you. Just print, cut, and attach to your presents. These can be printed on standard printer paper, but for something more special try cardstock, linen paper, or even adhesive-backed sticker paper. Download the pdf from here.   

Organic is all in the family

Farming is in Thaddeus Barsotti’s genes. His parents bought a quarter acre in 1976, and Capay Valley is now 600 acres of organic produce. 

This farm produces many of the fruit and vegetables that fill our west coast boxes this week, like those featured in these recipes