How to Pick Fresh Veggies

When choosing fresh veggies, my first thought goes straight to the garden. Growing up in Virginia, we would visit my grandparents every summer in North Carolina.  My Grandfather had this huge, amazing garden and a green thumb to go along with.  I remember sitting in the kitchen with my Grandma shucking corn and snapping peas, but my favorite of all were the fresh tomatoes. I can’t … Continue reading How to Pick Fresh Veggies


POLYWOOD Groundbreaking Ceremony

We’ve been pretty busy here at POLYWOOD preparing for our new 230,000 square foot facility — the fourth expansion for us in five years. Last month, I had the pleasure of helping coordinate the groundbreaking ceremony as we gathered with DJ Construction, media, family, and friends. Rain, Rain Go Away. Come Again Another Day This summer, much of the weather has been rainy here in … Continue reading POLYWOOD Groundbreaking Ceremony


2015 Company Picnic

We’re very fortunate to have such a beautiful community park here in Syracuse and it’s the perfect lakeside setting for our annual company picnic. This year, we had 428 employees/family members sign-up to enjoy slushies, cotton candy, corn hole, a bounce house, face painting, live music, and lots of food! Out of all of the fun and food, I think it’s safe to say that … Continue reading 2015 Company Picnic

Amazingly Delicious Taqueria Style Carne Asada Tacos RECIPE from the POLYWOOD Blog

Taqueria Style Carne Asada Tacos

Fun fact, carne asada not only translates to “grilled meat” but the phrase carne asada can also be used to describe a large social event. This couldn’t be more fitting considering how big of a hit these taquería-style tacos have been here in the POLYWOOD kitchen.  In fact, we purchased six pounds of steak to make these tacos, and before I could finish my own plate … Continue reading Taqueria Style Carne Asada Tacos