In Your Bag: Week of April 13th

Donna WilliamsApril 10, 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:

  • Frozen Tomato Puree
  • Frozen Butternut Cubes
  • Sweet Fingerling Potatoes
  • Spinach
  • Red & Green Lettuce
  • Empire Apples

Single Bags Include:

  • Frozen Tomato Puree
  • Frozen Butternut Cubes
  • Spinach
  • Sweet Fingerling Potatoes
  • Empire Apples

Carb-Conscious Bags Include:

  • Frozen Tomato Puree
  • Spinach
  • Red & Green Lettuce
  • Spice Blend Mix

Mixed Fruit Bags

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

Additional Subscriptions

  • Bread: Whole Wheat Sourdough from Bread Alone (Kingston, NY)
  • Yogurt: Plain Yogurt from North Country Creamery (Organically Grown in Keeseville, NY)
  • Eggs: One Dozen from Latremore Farm (Certified Organic in Chazy, NY)
  • Herb & Allium: Butterhead Lettuce from SA Farms (Integrated Pest Management in Berlin, NY), and Parsley Plant from Markristo Farm (Certified Organic in Hillsdale, NY)

 


Frozen Tomato Puree

tomato puree

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

Pizza time! Simmer up with some garlic and oregano. Tastes like the sweetness of summer. Add a little vinegar if you want to balance out the sweetness.

Recipe Ideas:
Easy Tomato Pasta Sauce
Simple Pizza Sauce
Spaghetti Squash Marinara

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 Butternut Cubes

From: Martin Farms (Integrated Pest Management in Brockport, NY)

Load up on vitamin A and C, folate, potassium and fiber. Local butternut is delightfully delicious! More info

Recipes Ideas:
Roasted Butternut and Carrots
Maple Diced Butternut Squash
25 of the Best Butternut 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: Not Included



Sweet Fingerling Potatoes

fingerling sweet potatoes

From: Juniper Hill Farm (Certified Organic in Wadhams, NY)

Put some sweetness on your plate this week. Just bake and enjoy with butter and salt. Health.com has a great list of 25 Healthy Fingerling Sweet Potato Recipes! Also, burritos are a great way to hide vegetables that your kids won’t normally touch—trust us, we sneak vegetables into lots of things. More info

Recipe Ideas:
Twice Baked Fingerling Sweet Potatoes
Honey Roasted Fingerling Sweet Potatoes
Oven Roasted Sweet Potato Fries
Fingerling Sweet Potato Burritos

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 2.5 lbs
Standard: 2.20 lbs
Small: 1.5 lbs
Single: 1.25 lbs
Carb-Conscious: Not Included


Spinach

From: Juniper Hill Farm (Certified Organic in Wadhams, NY)

Spinach is best when eaten raw or lightly braised. To braise, toss with hot oil and garlic for a few minutes and then addof liquid. We like to add Parmesan cheese. If you choose to steam the spinach, wash and steam for just 5-10 minutes. This preparation method preserves nutrient content. More info

Recipes Ideas:
Spinach with Nutmeg and Lemon
Garlic Sautéed Spinach
Perfect Spinach Salad

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 0.70 lbs
Standard: 0.50 lbs
Small: 0.40 lbs
Single: 0.33 lbs
Carb-Conscious: 0.30 lbs

 

Red and Green Lettuce

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

Put fresh salads on your table as often as you can. For a more filling and flavorful boost: add roasted nuts, dried cranberries, roasted sunflower seeds, shaved parmesan, or chick peas.

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

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


Empire Apples

Jonagold Apple

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

These firm and tart apples are good for eating as well as cooking. If you eat’em fresh, just chomp right into one, or you can cut up to top a green salad or toss in a fruit salad! More info

Recipe Ideas:
Old-fashioned Apple Crisp
Apple Pie (cheat with store bought crust…)
Apple Turnovers
Apple Pancakes

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 7
Standard: 4
Small: 4
Single: 2
Carb-Conscious: Not Included

Spice Blend Mix

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

 

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  • 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 11:59pm
REFERRAL PROGRAMS: 
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.