In Your Bag: For Delivery Week of September 7th

Donna WilliamsSeptember 04, 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:

  • Zestar Apples
  • White Corn
  • Snack Peppers
  • Carbon Heirloom Tomatoes
  • Arugula
  • Lettuce

Carb Conscious Bags Include:

  • Snack Peppers
  • Carbon Heirloom Tomatoes
  • Arugula
  • Lettuce

    mixed fruit bags

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

     

    zestar apples

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

    A very crisp, early season apple developed by horticulturists at the University of Minnesota. “Crunch into Zestar!” 

    Recipe Ideas:
    Deep-Dish Apple Bars with Zestar! and Rambour Franc
    Apple Pie
    Homemade Apple Sauce

    How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
    Family: 2.00 lbs
    Standard: 2.00 lbs
    Small: 1.50 lbs
    Single: 1.00 lb
    Carb-Conscious: 2.00 lbs

    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: 5
    Small: 3
    Single: 2
    Carb-Conscious: Not Included


    snack peppers

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

    These small peppers are seriously sweet. They’re the perfect snack for school lunches, or munching at your desk at work. They’ll convert anyone to team pepper.

    Recipe Ideas:
    Spinach and Roasted Snack Pepper Salad
    Quick and Easy Roasted Snack Pepper Pasta

     

    How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
    Family: 1.30 lbs
    Standard: 1.30 lbs
    Small: 1.20 lbs
    Single: 1.00 lb
    Carb-Conscious: 1.00 lb



    carbon heirloom tomatoes

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

    Warning: Heirlooms can be incredibly beautiful or incredibly ugly. Anyone that has been to an estate sale can verify this. Treat with care. These are fragile, which is why you don't often see them in grocery stores.

    Recipe Ideas:
    Summer Heirloom Tomato Salad
    Grilled Tomato and Scallion Salad
    Heirloom Tomato Tart
    Tomato Basil Mozzarella Salad
    Easy Gazpacho

    How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
    Family: 1.50 lbs
    Standard: 1.50 lbs
    Small: 1.50 lbs
    Single: 1.00 lb
    Carb-Conscious: 1.00 lb



    arugula

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

    Also commonly referred to as "rocket", arugula has a rich, peppery taste. Raw or wilted arugula tastes fantastic on pizza. Makes for a delicious pesto, especially if you mix with basil and/or parsley.

    Recipe Ideas:
    Wilted Arugula
    Arugula Pesto
    Warm Bean and Arugula Salad
    Mixed Citrus and Arugula Salad

    How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
    Family: 0.50 lb
    Standard: 0.30 lb
    Small: 0.25 lb
    Single: 0.20 lb
    Carb-Conscious: 0.35 lb

    lettuce

    From: Migliorelli Farm (Integrated Pest Management in Red Hook, 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 chickpeas.

    Recipe Ideas:

    50 Ways to Make Salad Dressing
    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


    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
    • 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.