In Your Bag: Week of July 20th

Donna WilliamsJuly 17, 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:

  • Sweet Corn
  • Green Beans
  • Blueberries
  • Black Eggplant
  • Romaine Lettuce
  • Green Curly Kale

    Carb Conscious Bags Include:

    • Green Beans
    • Black Eggplant
    • Romaine Lettuce
    • Organic Green Curly Kale

      mixed fruit bags

      • Granny Smith Apples: First Fruits Farm (Integrated Pest Management in Freeland, MD)
      • Clementines: First Fruits Farm (Integrated Pest Management Management in Hamilton Freeland, MD)
      • Red Grapefruit: First Fruits Farm (Integrated Pest Management in Hamilton Freeland, MD)
      • Petite Bananas: Product of Ecuador (Conventional)


       sweet corn

      From: Story Farms (Family Farm in Catskill, 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

      Recipes 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: 5
      Standard: 4
      Small: 2
      Single: 2
      Carb-Conscious: Not Included


      Green Beans

      From: Markristo Farm (Certified Organic in Hillsdale, NY)
      These cook in under 10 minutes. Add lemon, garlic and butter. Easy. Do not wash until ready to use. You can freeze green beans—blanch for 3 minutes, plunge in cold water for 3 minutes, drain, drop in a plastic bag and in the freezer they go. More info

      Recipe Ideas:
      Green Beans with Garlic and Lemon 
      Braised Green Beans and Summer Vegetables
      Herbed Green Beans with Feta 
      Summer Green Bean Salad

      How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
      Family: 1.60 lbs
      Standard: 1.40 lbs
      Small: 1.0 lbs
      Single: 0.85 lbs
      Carb-Conscious: 1.40 lbs



      Greig Farm (Organically Grown in Red Hook, NY)

      A sweet, simple snack. Throw in a smoothie or add to any blueberry baking recipes. You really can't go wrong with eating and cooking your blueberries. More info

      Recipes Ideas:
      Blueberry Muffins
      Blueberry French Toast
      Blueberry Honey Sauce

      How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
      Family: 1.40 pints
      Standard: 1.40 pints
      Small: 1 pint
      Single: 1 pint
      Carb-Conscious: Not Included

      Black Eggplant

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

      Roast, grill, or bake. Add herbs, soy sauce, and lemon. Here's a great piece about grilling eggplant from The NY Times. More info

      Recipe Ideas:
      Grilled Vegetable Kabobs
      Eggplant Parmesan Rolls with Swiss Chard 
      Spicy Seared Eggplant 


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

      Romaine Lettuce

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

      Romaine is a variety of lettuce 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:
      Family: 2 heads
      Standard: 2 heads
      Small: 1 head
      Single: 1 head
      Carb-Conscious: 1 head


      Curly Green Kale

      From: Farm at Miller's Crossing (Certified Organic in Hudson, 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! More info

      Recipe Ideas:

      How to Kale
      Kale-Romaine Caesar Salad
      Lemony Kale Salad

      How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
      Family: 2 bunches
      Standard: 1 bunch
      Small: 1 bunch
      Single: 1 bunch
      Carb-Conscious: 1.5 bunches

      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
      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.
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