In Your Bag: Week of August 24th

Donna WilliamsAugust 21, 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 & Single Bags Include:

  • White Corn
  • Red Kohlrabi
  • Red Potatoes
  • Green Bell Peppers
  • White Lady Peaches
  • Green Curly Kale
  • Cucumbers
  • Boston Lettuce

Carb Conscious Bags Include:

  • Red Kohlrabi
  • Green Bell Peppers
  • Green Curly Kale
  • Cucumbers
  • Boston Lettuce

    mixed fruit bags

    • Fuji Apples: First Fruits Farm (Integrated Pest Management in Freeland, MD)
    • Clapp Pears: Fix Brothers Farm (Family Farm in Hudson, NY)
    • White Lady Peaches: Fix Brothers Farm (Family Farm in Hudson, NY)
    • Petite Bananas: Product of Ecuador (Conventional)

     

    white corn


    From: 
    Holmquest Farms (Family Farm in Hudson, NY)

    We love fresh summer corn right off the grill or tossed in a salad. For a super easy, fresh summer salad, toss with diced cucumbers and tomatoes, then drizzle with olive oil and lemon juice. Add red onion or garlic and an herb like basil or mint.

    Recipe Ideas:
    Garlic Corn on the Cob
    Roasted Summer Corn Salad
    Grilled Corn with Cheese and Lime
    Mexican Street Corn

    How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
    Family: 7
    Standard: 6
    Small: 4
    Single: 2
    Carb-Conscious: Not Included


    red kohlrabi

    From: Holmquest Farms (Family Farm in Hudson, NY)

    Shockingly sweet and perfect with pea shoots. The key to Kohlrabi is peeling away the skin and any hard layers until you reach the light layer of crisp flesh. Kohlrabi can be eaten raw, boiled, roasted, mashed, and fried. It can also be stuffed, steamed, or added to soups.

    Recipe Ideas:
    Kohlrabi Fritters
    Butter Braised Kohlrabi
    Kohlrabi Soup
    Kohlrabi Slaw
    17 Kohlrabi Recipes

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



    red potatoes

    From: Barber's Farm (Organically Grown in Middleburgh, NY) 

    These are good any which way you cook'em! Redskin potatoes are not only beautiful in color, but they're delicate and therefore cook faster than other varieties of potatoes. They'll be on the table in no time. One of the most common ways to prepare potatoes is by frying them, but potatoes are so versatile they're great baked, sautéed, boiled, steamed, grilled... you get the picture.

    Recipe Ideas:
    Oven-Roasted and Herbed Red Potatoes
    Garlic Mashed Red Potatoes
    Potato, Roasted Garlic, and Mushroom Soup

    How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
    Family: 2.75 lbs
    Standard: 2.50 lbs
    Small: 2.25 lbs
    Single: 1.50 lbs
    Carb-Conscious: Not Included


    green bell peppers

    From: Barber's Farm (Organically Grown in Middleburgh, NY) 

    Less sweet and slightly more bitter than yellow or orange peppers. Sauté with onions, garlic and oil.

    Recipe Ideas:
    Green Pepper and Tomato Salad
    Grilled Mixed Peppers and Onions

    How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
    Family: 3
    Standard: 3
    Small: 2
    Single: 1
    Carb-Conscious: 3


    white lady peaches

    From: Fix Brothers Farm (Family Farm in Hudson, NY)

    White-fleshed peaches are lower in acid and taste sweet whether firm or soft. Again, may we suggest grilling them??

    Recipe Ideas:
    Grilled Peaches w/ Bourbon Vanilla Whipped Cream
    Roasted Peaches w/ Dessert Wine
    Peach & Biscuit Crostata

    How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
    Family: 2.50 lbs
    Standard: 2.00 lbs
    Small: 1.50 lbs
    Single: 1.40 lbs
    Carb-Conscious: Not Included


    curly green kale

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

    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!

    Recipe Ideas:
    How to 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


    cucumbers

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

    Slice cucumbers thinly and toss with vinegar, olive oil, shallots and salt & pepper for a beautiful, cool summer dish. Add in chives, dill or parsley.

    Recipe Ideas:

    Tomato Cucumber Salad
    Cucumber and Mint Salad
    Easy Chilled Cucumber Soup
    Cucumber Avocado Salsa
    Cucumber Noodles and Peanut Sauce
    Herby Cucumber Salad

     

    How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
    Family: 3
    Standard: 2
    Small: 1 
    Single: 1 
    Carb-Conscious: 1

     

    boston lettuce

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

    Boston lettuce (also known as Bib or Butterhead lettuce ) has soft, buttery-textured leaves that form very loose “heads”. Boston lettuce has  a mild, sweet and succulent flavor. It's large soft leaves make it great for wraps.

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

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


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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 11:59 pm
    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.