In Your Bag: Week of January 27th

Donna WilliamsJanuary 24, 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:

  • Frozen Kale
  • Frozen Cauliflower Rice
  • Shiitake Mushrooms
  • Red and Green Lettuce
  • Empire Apples
  • Fingerling Sweet Potatoes

Carb-Conscious Bags Include:

  • Frozen Kale
  • Frozen Cauliflower Rice
  • Shiitake Mushrooms
  • Red and Green Lettuce


Mixed Fruit Bags

  • Jonagold Apples: Fix Brothers Fruit Farm (Family Farm in Hudson, NY)
  • Asian Pears: Evergreen Farm (Integrated Pest Management in Hamilton Township, NJ)
  • Black Mission Figs: Product of Mexico (Conventional)
  • Petite Bananas: Product of Ecuador (Conventional)

Additional Subscriptions

  • Bread: [East NY / West CT / North NJ] Cinnamon Twist from Bread Alone (Kingston, NY);
    [Syracuse / North NY] Whole Spelt from Bread Alone (Kingston, NY)
  • Salad Mix: Autumn Blend from Radicle Farm (Organically Grown in New York, NY)
  • Yogurt: Plain Yogurt from North Country Creamery (Organically Grown in Keeseville, NY)
  • Cheese: Farmers Cheese from North Country Creamery (Organically Grown in Keeseville, NY)
  • Eggs: One Dozen from Latremore Farm (Certified Organic in Chazy, NY)
  • Pasta: Beet Fusilli from Sfoglini Pasta (Certified Organic in Coxsackie, NY)
  • Fruit: Pink Lady Apples from Yonder Farms (Family Farm in Valatie, NY)
  • Herb & Allium: Leeks from Satur Farms (Organically Grown in Cutchogue, NY)

Frozen Kale
frozen kale

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

Not just for smoothies or soups! Thaw in a big bowl of warm water, then drain and press using paper towels to remove excess moisture. After, try lightly steaming or sautéing (with garlic, of course) and then chopping. The taste is mmm mmm good. More info

Recipe Ideas:
Blueberry Kale Smoothie
Portuguese Kale Soup
Kale with Peppers and Onions

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

Frozen Cauliflower Ricecauliflower 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

Red & Green Leaf Lettuce
Multicolored 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

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

Shiitake Mushrooms

From: Kennett Square (Integrated Pest Management in NJ)

If you eat miso soup, you should be familiar with Shiitake mushrooms. Most people don’t eat the stems of these, so we suggest using them for stock instead.

Recipe Ideas:
Sautéed Shiitake Mushrooms
Fettuccine with Shiitake Mushrooms
Shiitake and Green Bean Stir-Fry

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 0.85 lbs
Standard: 0.7 lbs
Small: 0.65 lbs
Single: 0.25 lbs
Carb-Conscious: 0.6 lbs

Empire ApplesJonagold 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: 8
Standard: 5
Small: 3
Single: 2
Carb-Conscious: Not Included

Fingerling Sweet Potatoesfingerling 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. 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: 3 lbs
Standard: 2.25 lbs
Small: 1.4 lbs
Single: 1 lb
Carb-Conscious: Not Included



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.


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  • Items are subject to change depending on weather and farm availability, and may not look exactly like the items pictured above.
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