In Your Bag: Week of March 30th

Donna WilliamsMarch 27, 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 Bags Include:

  • Frozen Diced Peppers
  • Frozen Cauliflower Rice
  • Butterhead Lettuce
  • Chioggia Beets
  • Asian Pears
  • Artichokes

Small & Single Bags Include:

  • Frozen Diced Peppers
  • Frozen Cauliflower Rice
  • Butterhead Lettuce
  • Chioggia Beets
  • Asian Pears

Carb-Conscious Bags Include:

  • Frozen Diced Peppers
  • Frozen Cauliflower Rice
  • Butterhead Lettuce
  • Spice Blend Mix

 


Mixed Fruit Bags

  • Pink Lady Apples: Yonder Farms (Family Farm in Valatie, NY)
  • Kiwi: Product of Chile (Conventional)
  • Pink Grapefruit: Garcia Organic Farm (Certified Organic in Fallbrook, CA)
  • Petite Bananas: Product of Ecuador (Conventional)

Additional Subscriptions

  • Bread: Olive Loaf 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: Feta from North Country Creamery (Organically Grown in Keeseville, NY)
  • Eggs: One Dozen from Latremore Farm (Certified Organic in Chazy, NY)
  • Pasta: Semolina Trumpets from Sfoglini Pasta (Certified Organic in Coxsackie, NY)
  • Fruit: Pink Lady Apples from Yonder Farms (Family Farm in Valatie, NY)
  • Herb & Allium: Yellow Cipollini Onions from Dagele Brothers Farm (Integrated Pest Management in Florida, NY)

 

Frozen Diced Peppers

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

Making life easy, they’re diced for you! A fabulous mix of green, red, and orange diced peppers ready to go. A cup of sliced raw bell pepper, especially red, has 150% of your daily value Vitamin C. Talk about nutritious! Just thaw them out (rinse under warm water, or leave in the fridge), and you’re ready to make any of these amazingly tasty dishes. We love to stir-fry them, because it’s an easy and fast way to create a warm and hearty dish! More info

Recipe Ideas:
Stuffed Pepper Soup
Quick Beef Stir-Fry with Bell Peppers

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 Cauliflower Rice
cauliflower rice

From: Trusted Harvest (Kingston, NY)

Cauliflower rice can be used in place of traditional rice. You can also add it to soups, try adding it to our soups from Joe’s Kitchen at Screamin’ Ridge Farm.

Recipe Ideas:
Cauliflower Rice with Coconut Milk
Spanish Cauliflower Rice

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

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: 1
Carb-Conscious: 1

Chioggia Beets

From: Dagele Brothers Farm (Integrated Pest Management in Florida, NY)

The prettiest beets you can find. The Chioggia beet, also known as the candy cane or candy stripe beet, hails from Northern Italy and became popular in the 19th century. It’s most notable for its striking deep pink and white spirals. Roast until just tender; cut up for salads, and sauté the greens.

Recipe Ideas:
6 Gorgeous “Candy Cane” Beet Recipes 
Arugula Salad with Beets and Goat Cheese
Beet Chips

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 2.5 lbs
Standard: 2.0 lbs
Small: 1.70 lbs
Single: 1.20 lbs
Carb-Conscious: Not Included

Asian Pears

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From: Evergreen Farm (Integrated Pest Management in Hamilton Township, NJ)

Asian pears look very similar to apples but with golden skin and white inside. While they look similar to large apples, they taste like pears! They are a fruit delicacy and go for over $3 each. They are best raw and served with cheese or sliced on top of a salad.

Recipes Ideas:
Asian Pear Crisp
Asian Pear Fritters
Asian Pear Slaw
Asian Pear Upside Down Cake

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 3
Standard: 2
Small: 2
Single: 1
Carb-Conscious: Not Included

Jerusalem Artichokes

From: Dagele Brothers Farm (Integrated Pest Management in Florida, NY)

Jerusalem Artichokes (aka sunchokes) are starchy sunflower tubers. Their nutty taste resembles a cross between artichokes and potatoes or water chestnuts. Like potatoes, sunchokes can be eaten with or without the skin, which has great nutritional value. Roast, sauté, bake, boil or steam. Raw sunchokes make a fantastic snack or addition to salads.

Recipes Ideas:
Roasted Garlic Sunchokes
Shaved Sunchoke Salad with Parmesan and Arugula
8 Chefs Suggest What To Do With Sunchokes
Crispy Jerusalem Artichokes with Balsamic Vinegar

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 0.75 lbs
Standard: 0.65 lbs
Small: Not Included
Single: Not Included
Carb-Conscious: Not Included

Jerusalem Artichokes

From: Radicle Farm (Organically Grown in Utica, NY)

This is a 5-ounce, pesticide-free, unique salad that includes a mix of lettuce, arugula, mustard greens, sorrel, and microgreens.

Recipe Ideas:
50 Salad Dressing Recipes

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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