From Our Editors
Four Things to Know About Homegrown
A sandwich that the Seattle Times called “culinary bliss” would have to be a pretty special sandwich. That’s certainly the case at Homegrown—they’re made with as many sustainable, local, and organic ingredients as possible, and served between slices of house-baked bread. Read on to learn more about this popular Seattle-area deli.
- These sandwiches have die-hard fans. The sandwiches—which range from Stumptown coffee-rubbed roast pork to marinated portobello with goat cheese—have been dubbed “immaculate creations” by Seattle Met, while a Huffington Post writer said it was “the best sandwich I have ever eaten!”
- The name is literal. Homegrown sources its ingredients from local merchants and farms, including Beecher’s Handmade Cheese and Draper Valley Farms, and bakes its own breads using Washington grains.
- They’ve got all the classic sandwich sides The shop serves house-made potato chips, soft drinks, and fries. They try and keep things a tad bit healthier by using peanut oil for frying, and by stocking sodas that don’t contain high-fructose corn syrup.
- They’re serious about the environment. The company sets strict rules for its operation, requiring its produce to be grown with sustainable practices, its coffee to be fair-trade and shade-grown, and its paper goods to be compostable.