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Archive: Sep 2018

  1. Helping Build a Strong Educational Foundation Through Literacy

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    To continue our focus on supporting local youth in their educational development and academic success, Team Taylor pledged $50,000 to the Boys and Girls Club of Tracy (BGCT) Literacy Program for the fourth year in a row.

    Our donation supports the ongoing health and expansion of a tailored early literacy program for 2nd and 3rd grade students at three local clubhouses in Tracy, CA. The program, which began 7 years ago with 20 enrolled participants has rapidly expanded its reach, now supporting over 100 local youth!

    “The donation from Taylor Farms has enabled us to expand our program, providing services to over 100 2nd and 3rd graders,” says Kelly Wilson, Executive Director, Boys and Girls Club. “The results of the program have been amazing. 98% of the kids improved in decoding, 94% in fluency, and 72% in comprehension. Decoding, fluency, and comprehension skills are the building blocks to becoming a proficient reader.”

    The BGCT and our team at Taylor Farms share a dedication to inspiring young people to reach their full potential, valuing literacy as an essential component to building a strong educational foundation. We are grateful for our partnership with such an influential organization!

    “Thanks to Taylor Farms, the 2nd and 3rd graders at Boys & Girls Clubs of Tracy are more proficient, confident readers,” notes Wilson. “Thank you for being a part of our Boys & Girls Clubs of Tracy family!”

     

  2. Enhance Your Instagram Stories with Taylor Farms GIF Stickers

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    We love connecting with our Instagram foodie fans and seeing how you incorporate our #GoToGreen into your days, from smoothies, to snacks, soups, stir fry’s and of course, salads. And now, you can express your love for your favorite Taylor Farms product with our new gif stickers!

    Want to learn how to access our GIFs?

    First, create your Instagram Stories content by taking a photo or a video.

    Next tap on the top right sticker icon. The GIF sticker option will appear alongside other options like Hashtags, Location, and Mention.

    When you select the GIF sticker, a search bar and currently trending GIPHY options will appear in the menu. Type ‘Taylor Farms’ in the search bar to find all of our gifs.

    Once you’ve selected a GIF to add to your story, you can pinch and drag it to adjust its size and placement. It’s that simple!

    We can’t wait to see our GIFs in action! Have a favorite product that doesn’t have a GIF yet? Send us a DM on Instagram! Keep on sharing with us and tag @yourtaylorfarms for a chance to be reposted!

  3. Community, Education & Experience – Tastemaker Conference 2018

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    The Taylor Farms team was thrilled to join hundreds of inspiring bloggers as a sponsor of Tastemaker Conference 2018. Hosted in Salt Lake City, Utah, the conference was a two-day event filled with insightful workshops and empowering panels.

    Attendees enjoyed delicious lunches (hello Taylor Farms Stir Fry Kits + Chopped Salad Kits), as well as tasty snack breaks in the darling Farmer’s Market area, featuring tasty products some of our friends at The Wonderful Company, Sipp Sparkling, Bare Snacks, Simple Mills and more. They were also given Taylor Farms’ protein packed snack packs to fuel them for the afternoon panels + workshops!

     

    We were honored to connect with some incredibly talented women and men in our little Taylor Farms kitchen, where many boomerang videos ensued! To celebrate our theme of Eating Beautifully, we handed out gift bags to the attendees, packed with all kinds of Taylor Farms goodies, from pins, recipe cards, postcards, and notebooks, to mason jars and coupons!

    Des & Kadee of Oh So Delicioso


    Tastemaker Conference is a conference where food bloggers gather to meet, and create. It is a place for entrepreneurs, bloggers and creatives to come together and spark conversation around topics they are passionate about, including brand building, influencer marketing, food styling, photographing and more. Most importantly, it’s set up to empower you to make lifelong connections in a community of creatives who want to influence the world with their gift for food. And here at Taylor Farms, we’re big fans of that.

    Taylor Farms was joined by other influential brands such as Thermoworks, The Wonderful Company, Bare Snacks, Simple Mills, Killer Whey, Feel Good Foods, Redmond Real Salt, Silver Fern Brand, along with many others.

    Learn more about Tastemaker Conference, and be on the look out for tickets to their 2019 conference!

  4. NEW Complete Meal Solution: Taylor Farms Introduces Premium Protein-Packed Salad Kits

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    Revolutionizing the way consumers indulge in healthy and convenient eating, we’re thrilled to introduce premium salad kits featuring ready-to-eat grilled chicken. Our new line of delicious, high quality protein-packed salads is the ultimate meal solution.

    With ingredients you know and love (insert your favorite Taylor Farms chopped salad kit here, of course) — including fresh veggies, savory dressings and ready-to-eat antibiotic-free grilled chicken — our new Grilled Chicken Chopped Salad Kits deliver more than 30 grams of protein per bag.

    Check out our mouth-watering line-up:

    Caesar Chopped Kit with Grilled Chicken

    Hail to our new Caesar chopped salad with juicy grilled chicken! Loaded with 9 grams of protein and 4 servings per bag, that’s a whopping 36 grams of protein in this one convenient kit. A fresh blend of veggies, crunchy crouton crumbles, and shredded Parmesan cheese come together with creamy Caesar dressing and juicy grilled chicken for a tasty favorite! Learn more.

    Cheddar Ranch Chopped Kit with Grilled Chicken

    Every bite is packed with flavor thanks to this dream team of crisp veggies combined with white meat grilled chicken, shredded cheddar cheese, crispy uncured bacon and a creamy ranch dressing to top it all off! With 8 grams of protein and 4.5 servings per bag, that’s 36 grams of protein in one convenient kit. Learn more.

    Club Chopped Kit with Grilled Chicken

    Uncured bacon and blue cheese? Yes please! With 8 grams of protein and 4 servings per bag, that’s 32 grams of protein in one convenient kit. Vibrant veggies and crunchy bits of uncured bacon are paired with juicy white meat grilled chicken and creamy blue cheese dressing – fresh and bold has hit a new level! Learn more.

    When we say premium entree salads, we don’t mess around. Our grilled chicken is raised without antibiotics, and all our ingredients are free from artificial colors, flavors and preservatives. Learn more about our Taylor Farms “100% Free From” label.

    Need another reason to love this product line? These kits are produced out of our Gonzales, CA-based facility, that has been recognized for its renewable and alternative energy efforts, in addition to its recent achievement of TRUE Platinum certification, the highest level of recognition awarded by the TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) Zero Waste program.

    With a retail of $4.99, you will find our premium kits at your local HEB, Albertsons, Safeway and Vons.

    We are all foodies at heart! Snap a shot of your original and delectable recipe inspiration using our new Grilled Chicken chopped kits and post to Twitter or Instagram tagging @YourTaylorFarms #GoToGreens for a chance to be featured on our feed. Want to get really trendy? Search for our NEW Gif stickers on Instagram – The 5 most creative IG stories tagging @YourTaylorFarms & using our new gif sticks will win a shipment of our NEW Grilled Chicken chopped kits. Winners will be announced 9/20/18 at 12:00 pm pst.

  5. Gourmet Get-Togethers + Giveaways

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    We’re headed toward the last few weeks of Summer, but don’t you worry, we’ve partnered with our friends at Lantana Foods to keep the celebrations going. Not only are we headed into a three-day weekend, but Football Season kicks off next week! We’ve got you covered with some tasty and easy party bites AND giveaways that call for excessive celebration — keep reading!

    Celebrate Summer’s last hurrah with a three-day weekend full of tasty and delicious snacks. Take in some of those last few summer rays with an outdoor picnic and a little help from our Taylor Farms Organic Veggie Tray. Choose to dip in our delicious creamy ranch dressing, Lantana Foods Beet Hummus or Edamame Hummus – the flavor combinations are endless!

    For the perfect backyard BBQ eats, checkout our recipe for Buffalo Chicken Flatbread, and whip up some simple some Cauliflower Tacos, made with 3 Pepper Hummus and Black Bean Hummus so there’s something for your vegetarian friends as well! Yes please!

    Want more? We’re giving away a month’s worth of Taylor Farms Chopped Salad Kits, a shipment of veggies and a month’s worth of Lantana Foods Hummus over on our Facebook page. All you have to do is:

    1. Follow Taylor Farms + Lantana Foods on Facebook (we check!)
    2. Tag at least 3 friends
    3. Share your Labor Day Weekend Plans with us!

    Giveaway closes 9/3 at 11:59pm PST. Open to US 18+ only. Goodluck!

    Let the celebrations continue! Football season = Snack season. If you’re looking to top last year’s tailgate, try throwing together a colorful and fresh veggie spread. Pick up one of our Organic Veggie Trays and make them your own by adding extra snacks such as pretzels, hummus and beer (of course!). Your guests will be thrilled that they have some healthy snacks to munch on while they’re shouting at the tv.

    And what’s a football viewing party without some nachos? These Avocado Tomatillo Hatch Chile Nachos come together in under 10 minutes and will really kick your party up a notch.

    Head to our Instagram to win this ultimate tailgate party pack made up of Taylor Farms veggies trays, a month of chopped salad kits and a month’s worth of Lantana Foods Hummus. All you have to do is:

    1. Follow @yourtaylorfarms + @lantanafoods on Instagram
    2. Like the post
    3. Tag at least 2 friend and share your football team!

    Giveaway closes 9/4 at 9am PST. Open to US 18+ only.

    See? The end of summer isn’t so bad after all. Sign up for our newsletter to receive more delicious giveaways, fresh new product announcements and more!