In Your Bag: Week of February 3rd

Donna WilliamsJanuary 31, 2020

Here’s what you can expect to find in Field Goods fruit and vegetable bags for this week. At-a-glance list is below, scroll for more details!

Fruit & Vegetable Bags

Family, Standard, & Small Bags Include:

  • Fuji Apples
  • Pea Greens
  • Curly Kale
  • Butterhead Lettuce
  • Frozen Sweet Corn
  • Frozen Summer Squash & Zucchini

Single Bags Include:

  • Fuji Apples
  • Pea Greens
  • Curly Kale
  • Frozen Sweet Corn
  • Frozen Summer Squash & Zucchini

Carb-Conscious Bags Include:

  • Pea Greens
  • Curly Kale
  • Butterhead Lettuce
  • Heirloom Salad Mix
  • Frozen Summer Squash & Zucchini

 


Mixed Fruit Bags

  • Fuji Apples: Yonder Farms (Family Farm in Valatie, NY)
  • Bartlett Pears: First Fruits Farm (Integrated Pest Management in Freeland, MD)
  • White Grapefruit: Product of USA (Conventional)
  • Petite Bananas: Product of Ecuador (Conventional)

Additional Subscriptions

  • Bread: [East NY / West CT / North NJ] Focaccia from Bread Alone (Kingston, NY);
    [Syracuse / North NY] Cinnamon Twist from Bread Alone (Kingston, NY)
  • Salad Mix: Spring Mix from Radicle Farm (Organically Grown in New York, NY)
  • Yogurt: Plain Yogurt from North Country Creamery (Organically Grown in Keeseville, NY)
  • Cheese: Havarti from North Country Creamery (Organically Grown in Keeseville, NY)
  • Eggs: One Dozen from Latremore Farm (Certified Organic in Chazy, NY)
  • Pasta: Whole Grain Trumpets from Sfoglini Pasta (Certified Organic in Coxsackie, NY)
  • Fruit: Empire Apples from Yonder Farms (Family Farm in Valatie, NY)
  • Herb & Allium: Basil and Cilantro from Radicle Farm (Organically Grown in New York, NY)

 

Pea Greenspea-shoots

From: Little Seed Gardens (Certified Organic in Chatham, NY)

Pea greens (or pea shoots) are young pea vines. These nutritional powerhouses are packed with vitamins A, C, and folic acid. Sauté quickly with olive oil and garlic for a healthy side dish, or use instead of basil for an unexpected pesto. More info

Recipes Ideas:
Wonderful Pesto
Sautéed Pea Greens
Pea Shoot Breakfast Sandwich

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 0.7 lbs
Standard: 0.55 lbs
Small: 0.45 lbs
Single: 0.35 lbs
Carb-Conscious: 0.18 lbs

Butterhead Lettuce
butterhead lettuce

From: SA Farms (Integrated Pest Management in Berlin, NY)

Lettuce is a great way to put fresh salads on your table, and as often as you can. In addition to other prepped vegetables, for a more filling and flavorful boost add roasted nuts, dried cranberries, roasted sunflower seeds, shaved parmesan, chickpeas, etc.

Recipe Ideas:
50 Salad Dressing Recipes
5 Ways to Use Lettuce Besides Salads and Sandwiches
Butterhead Lettuce with Mustard Vinaigrette

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 2
Standard: 2
Small: 1
Single: Not Included
Carb-Conscious: 1

Curly Kale

From: Happy Dirt (Integrated Pest Management in Durham, NC)

Easy to cook and incredibly healthy. For a quick dish, cook kale for a minute in a pot of boiling water. Drain, squeeze out excess water, and sauté with olive oil and garlic for just a couple minutes. Remember to try kale chips if you haven’t yet! More info

Recipe Ideas:
How to Prep Kale
Kale-Romaine Caesar Salad
Lemony Kale Salad
Grilled Kale
Kale Chips

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 2 bunches
Standard: 1 bunch
Small: 1 bunch
Single: 1 bunch
Carb-Conscious: 1 bunch

Fuji Applesapple

From: Yonder Farms (Family Farm in Valatie, NY)

Sweet and crisp, these apples will disappear quickly from your refrigerator. Slice thinly and toss in a salad. More info

Recipe Ideas:
Apple Pie
Apple Turnovers
Apple Pancakes

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 7
Standard: 6
Small: 3
Single: 2
Carb-Conscious: Not Included

Frozen Summer Squash & Zucchinifrozen-summer-squash

From: Hepworth Farms (Certified Organic in Milton, NY)

We like our summer squash soft and sweet. Melt butter in a pan, then add onions and cook until soft, about 4-5 minutes. Add squash, salt, pepper, and brown sugar. Stir, then cover and cook for about 20 minutes, until squash is very soft. Remove the cover to let the excess liquid cook off. More info

Recipe Ideas:
Summer Squash Sauté
Herbed Summer Squash
Southern Baked Summer Squash
Soldier Bean and Summer Squash Recipes

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 1 10-oz pack
Standard: 1 10-oz pack
Small: 1 10-oz pack
Single: 1 10-oz pack
Carb-Conscious: 1 10-oz pack

 

Frozen Sweet Cornfrozen-sweet-corn

From: Altobelli Family Farm (Integrated Pest Management in Kinderhook, NY)

Delicious in chili or corn chowder, and for something out of the ordinary just add sauteed garlic and curry. This corn is so sweet that our favorite way to prepare is to boil in the bag and add butter and salt… tastes like it’s right off the cob. More info

Recipe Ideas:
Corn, Bacon, and Parmesan Pasta
Creamed Corn with Jalapeños
Mexican Street Corn Croquettes
Sweet Miso Corn Cakes with Basil Parsley Pesto
5 Great Ways to Cook with Frozen Corn

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 1 10-oz pack
Standard: 1 10-oz pack
Small: 1 10-oz pack
Single: 1 10-oz pack
Carb-Conscious: Not Included

 

Heirloom Mix
heirloom salad mix

From: Radicle Farm (Organically Grown in New York, NY)

The Radicle Farm’s Heirloom Mix is a combination of familiar lettuce and arugula, alongside some of our brightest and most flavorful greens such as Red Vein Sorrel, pea shoots, and microgreens. This show stopping greens mix will keep salads exciting all winter.

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Only Included in Carb-Conscious: 1 5oz pack

 

 


FARMING METHODS: 

All of our products are non-GMO! More info on Farming Methods and read about Our Farmers.

  • Certified Organic: Farm uses organic methods and is certified.
  • Organically Grown: Farm uses organic methods but does not have certification.
  • Integrated Pest Management: Farm uses methods to reduce the use of pesticides and chemical fertilizers.
  • Family Farm: Farm often uses organic and IPM methods but may also use chemical fertilizers and pesticides. Small farms use far fewer chemicals than large industrialized operations.
  • Conventional: Farm uses conventional growing methods.

KITCHEN TIPS: 

  • Tip 1: Any item you would cook, you can also freeze.
  • Tip 2: A dull knife conspires against you and slows you down. A sharp knife makes your food taste better, and look better too! New York Times Article
  • Tip 3: Any greens need to be as dry as possible and kept in the fridge crisper.

VEGGIE GUARANTEE:

  • If you have an issue, let us know at info@field-goods.com! This is one way to reduce waste.
  • Items are subject to change depending on weather and farm availability, and may not look exactly like the items pictured above.
  • Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.

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