In Your Bag: Week of May 4th

Donna WilliamsMay 01, 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 Butternut Cubes
  • Frozen Tomato Puree
  • Butterhead Lettuce
  • Pea Shoots
  • Golden Delicious Apples
  • Hakurei Turnips

Single Bags Include:

  • Frozen Butternut Cubes
  • Frozen Tomato Puree
  • Butterhead Lettuce
  • Pea Shoots
  • Golden Delicious Apples

    Carb-Conscious Bags Include:

    • Frozen Butternut Cubes
    • Frozen Tomato Puree
    • Butterhead Lettuce
    • Pea Shoots
    • Hakurei Turnips

    Mixed Fruit Bags

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

    Additional Items

    • Bread: Cinnamon Twist from Bread Alone (Kingston, NY);
    • Salad: Farmers Mix from Radicle Farm (Organically Grown in Utica, NY)
    • Yogurt: Plain Yogurt from North Country Creamery (Organically Grown in Keeseville, NY)
    • Eggs: One Dozen from Latremore Farm (Certified Organic in Chazy, NY)

     


    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: 1 10-oz pack


    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


    Butterhead Lettuce

    butterhead 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
    Butterhead Lettuce with Mustard Vinaigrette

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


    Pea Shoots

    pea-shoots

    From: Ironwood Farm (Certified Organic in Ghent, NY)

    Pea greens (or pea shoots) are young pea vines. These nutritional powerhouses are packed with vitamins A, C, and folic acid. Sauté quickly with olive oil and garlic for a healthy side dish, or use instead of basil for an unexpected pesto. More info

    Recipes Ideas:
    Wonderful Pesto
    Sautéed Pea Greens
    Pea Shoot Breakfast Sandwich

    How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
    Family: 0.60 lbs
    Standard: 0.58 lbs
    Small: 0.40 lbs
    Single: 0.32 lbs
    Carb-Conscious: 0.30 lbs


    Golden Delicious Apples

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

    One of the most popular apples! Golden delicious are crisp, sweet, and white-fleshed. These apples have a nice balance of sweet-meets-tart, and makes them the perfect fresh eating variety. They are also a great variety for baking! Turn them into crips, crumbles, tarts, cakes, and breads. More info

    Recipe Ideas:
    Old-fashioned Apple Crisp
    Apple Pie
    Apple Turnovers
    Apple Pancakes

    How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
    Family: 6
    Standard: 4
    Small: 3
    Single: 2
    Carb-Conscious: Not Included


    Hakurei Turnips

    Japanese Hakurei Turnips

    From: Migliorelli Farm (Integrated Pest Management in Red Hook, NY)

    These mild and sweet turnips (aka Hakurei Turnips) don’t need to be peeled—just give them a good wash. You can cook these or eat them raw. We suggest shredding them and adding to a salad. You can prepare the turnip greens as you would kale or mustard greens. More info

    Recipe Ideas:
    Glazed Hakurei Turnips
    Sauteed Hakurei Turnips and Braised Greens

    How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
    Family: 2 bunches
    Standard: 1 bunch
    Small: 1 bunch
    Single: Not Included
    Carb-Conscious: 0.5 bunch


    ORDER DEADLINES
    • 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.