In Your Bag: For Delivery Week of October 12th

Donna WilliamsOctober 08, 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!

the farm bag + family farm bag:

  • Cremini Mushrooms
  • Spaghetti Squash
  • Beefsteak Tomatoes
  • Romaine Lettuce
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Concord Grapes

    mixed fruit bag:

    • Fuji Apples
    • Mangos
    • Bartlett Pears
    • Petite Bananas

      curated farm bags

      cremini mushrooms

      From: Bulich Mushroom Farm (Organically Grown in Catskill, NY)

      Creminis are basically baby portobellos. For a quick meal, sauté the mushrooms with onions and garlic in olive oil and a splash of white wine. Add stock or water and an herb like thyme or oregano, and serve over rice, pasta, or quinoa.

      Recipe Ideas:
      Mushrooms with Shallots
      Garlic Roasted Mushrooms

      How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
      The Farm Bag: 0.45 lb
      Family Farm Bag: 1.00 lb

      spaghetti squash

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

      When cooked, the flesh of spaghetti squash falls away into ribbons or strands, which makes a great substitute for pasta. The flesh can also be baked, boiled, steamed or microwaved, and the seeds can be roasted and eaten like pumpkin seeds.

      Recipe Ideas:
      Spaghetti Squash Marinara
      Roasted Spaghetti Squash
      Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Parmesan and Herbs
      Spaghetti Squash with Spicy Braised Greens
      How to Slow Cook Spaghetti Squash

      How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
      The Farm Bag: 1
      Family Farm Bag: 1

      romaine lettuce

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

      Romaine is a variety of lettuce that grows in a tall head of sturdy dark green leaves with firm ribs down their centers. Unlike most lettuces, it is tolerant of heat, which is why field grown it is available longer into the summer than other varieties.

      Recipe Ideas:
      Classic Caesar Salad
      Grilled Romaine Lettuce
      5 Ways to Use Lettuce Besides Salads and Sandwiches

      How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
      The Farm Bag: 1
      Family Farm Bag: 2

      beefsteak tomatoes

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

      Beautiful! A mildly sweet, citrusy flavor with juicy flesh and very few seeds. A perfect salad tomato.

      Recipe Ideas:
      Sautéed Tomatoes with Arugula Pesto and Feta
      Slow-Roasted Tomatoes
      Tomato and Beet Salad

      How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
      The Farm Bag: 0.70 lb
      Family Farm Bag: 2.50 lbs

      sweet potatoes

      From: Parzanese Brothers (Family Farm in Hammonton, NJ)

      Put some sweetness on your plate this week. Just bake and enjoy with butter and salt. has a great list of 25 Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes!

      Recipe Ideas:
      Sweet Potatoes Stuffed with Bean & Corn Salad
      Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes
      Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes
      Oven Roasted Sweet Potato Fries
      Sweet Potato Burritos

      How Much to Expect in Your Bag:

      The Farm Bag: 1.00 lb
      Family Farm Bag: 2.50 lbs

      concord grapes

      From: Tousey Farm (Family Farm in Hudson, NY)

      Just eat them with the seeds! These are too delicious to fuss around with.

      Recipe Ideas:
      Concord Grape Jam
      Concord Grape Sorbet

      How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
      The Farm Bag: 1 quart
      Family Farm Bag: 1 quart

      mixed fruit bag

      fuji apples

      Migliorelli Farm (Family Farm in Red Hook, NY)

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

      How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
      Mixed Fruit Bag: 2.50 lbs


      bartlett pears

      First Fruits Farm (Integrated Pest Management in Freeland, MD)

      The Bartlett pear is a unique pear in that its skin color brightens as it ripens, unlike other varieties of pears that show little color change as they ripen. They are also the most popular type of pear in the world, with their large, sweet green-yellow fruit.

      How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
      Mixed Fruit Bag: 4


      (Product of Ecuador)

      We choose local first always, but unfortunately we don't have the perfect growing region for mangoes! Today, mangoes are the most commonly eaten fruit in the world, with India being the greatest supplier. It’s a stone fruit, meaning it has one hard seed surrounded by tasty fruit. Peaches, cherries, and plums are all stone fruits as well.

      How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
      Mixed Fruit Bag: 1

      petite bananas

      (Product of Ecuador)

      Baby bananas or petite bananas wear a thin, bright yellow signature peel. As their name suggests, they are petite in size, averaging only three to four inches in length. Baby bananas have a very dense creamy texture and once ripe their flavor is rich and sweet with vanilla and caramel undertones.

      How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
      Mixed Fruit Bag: 6


      ORDER DEADLINES: 48 hours before delivery!
      • Tuesday delivery = Saturday 11:59 pm
      • Wednesday delivery = Sunday 11:59 pm
      • Thursday delivery = Monday 11:59 pm
      • Friday delivery = Tuesday 11:59 pm
      • Saturday delivery = Wednesday 11:59 pm
      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.
      • 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.
      • If you have an issue, let us know at! 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.