In Your Bag: Thurs and Fri, Week of January 7th

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Here’s what folks in our Thursday and Friday deliveries can expect to find in their Field Goods bags. At-a-glance list is below, scroll for more details! And as always, items are subject to change depending on weather and farm availability, and may not look exactly like the items pictured below. If you have an issue, please let us know ASAP by emailing info@field-goods.com! This is one way to reduce waste.

At-a-Glance:

  • Frozen Blueberries
  • Frozen Sweet Corn (Family, Standard, and Small Bags)
  • Little Gem Lettuce
  • White Sweet Potatoes
  • Delicata Squash
  • Crimini Mushrooms

Frozen Blueberries

Bag of frozen blueberries

From: Lagoner Farms (Organically Grown)
Is it summer yet?! These blueberries, harvested and flash-frozen at peak ripeness, will at least trick your taste buds into thinking so. Pop them in your mouth straight from the freezer, or thaw, drain the liquid, and use as you would fresh berries. More info

Recipe Ideas:
Blueberry Kale Smoothie
Easy Blueberry Sauce
Banana-Blueberry Pancakes with Cinnamon-Vanilla Butter

How Much to Expect in You Bag:
Family: 1 8-ounce pack
Standard: 1 8-ounce pack
Small: 1 8-ounce pack
Single: 1 8-ounce pack

Frozen Sweet Corn

From: Czajkowski Farm (Integrated Pest Management), Hadley, MA
Delicious creamed or in chili and chowders, this corn is so sweet that our favorite way to prepare it is to simply boil in the bag and add butter and salt! More info

Recipe Ideas:
5 Great Ways to Cook with Frozen Corn
Creamy Corn with Jalapeños
Sweet Miso Corn Cakes with Basil Parsley Pesto
Corn, Bacon, and Parmesan Pasta

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 1 10-ounce pack
Standard: 1 10-ounce pack
Small: 1 10-ounce pack
Single: N/A

Little Gem Lettuce

From: SA Farms (Organically Grown), Berlin, NY
Little Gem, a small romaine variety, is one of the best-tasting varieties of lettuce. An heirloom favorite from England, it has bright green leaves that enclose a creamy blanched heart with sweet flavor and crunchy texture. Ours is hydroponically-grown in Berlin, NY.

Recipes Ideas:
50 Salad Dressing Recipes
5 Ways to Use Lettuce Besides Salads and Sandwiches

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

Crimini Mushrooms

From:Kennett Square (Integrated Pest Management)
Criminis are basically baby portobellos. For a quick meal, sauté the mushrooms with onions and garlic in olive oil and a splash of white wine. Add stock or water and an herb like thyme or oregano, and serve over rice, pasta, or quinoa. More info.

Recipe Ideas:
Mushrooms with Shallots
Garlic Roasted Mushrooms

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 0.9 lbs
Standard: 0.8 lbs
Small: 0.75 lbs
Single: 0.65 lbs

White Sweet Potatoes

From: Donio Farms (Family Farm), Hammonton, NJ
The white sweet potato tastes like a cross between a white potato and a sweet potato. They’re a a bit less sweet than orange sweet potatoes, but a lot creamier. Cut these into French fries or wedges, toss with oil, sprinkle with salt, and roast at 450 degrees for 20-30 minutes, flipping them once halfway through cooking.

Recipe Ideas:
Savory Roasted White Sweet Potatoes
Oven Baked White Sweet Potato Wedges
Mashed Boniato
Creamed White Sweet Potatoes

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 2.2 lbs
Standard: 1.5 lbs
Small: 1.4 lbs
Single: 1.2 lbs

Delicata Squash

From: Juniper Hill Farm (Certified Organic), Wadhams, NY
Unique for its thin skin (no peeling or removing necessary), the Delicata also boasts particularly sweet flesh. We recommend roasting to soften both the flesh and skin.

Recipe Ideas:
Roasted Delicata Squash with Rosemary
Red Onion and Almond-Stuffed Delicata Squash

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


Mixed Fruit Bags

  • Mutsu Apples: Fix Brothers Farm (Family Farm)
  • Petite Bananas: Product of Ecuador (Conventional)
  • Blood Oranges: Product of California (Conventional)
  • Bosc Pears: Fix Brothers Farm (Family Farm)

Additional Subscriptions

  • Bread: (East NY / West CT / North NJ) Olive Loaf from Bread Alone
    (Syracuse & North NY) Italian from Mr. Rick’s Bakery
  • Salad Mix: Farmer’s Mix from Radicle Farm, New York, NY
  • Yogurt: Plain Yogurt from North Country Creamery, Keeseville, NY
  • Cheese: Havarti from North Country Creamery, Keeseville, NY
  • Eggs: One Dozen from Latremore Farm, Chazy, NY
  • Pasta: Rye Trumpets from Sfoglini Pasta, West Coxsackie, NY
  • Fruit: Bosc Pears from Fix Brothers Farm
  • Herb & Allium: Yellow Onions from Dagele Brothers Farm and also Thyme from Phillips Farms

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! NY Times Article
  • Tip 3: Any greens need to be as dry as possible, wrapped in a paper towel in a plastic bag, 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.

REFERRAL PROGRAMS: 

  • $10 Refer a Friend to Field Goods
    Account credit for you and your friend. Join our referral program to start sharing!
  • $50 Refer a Site to Field Goods
    If you know of an employer, library, YMCA , school, church, etc. that might be interested in becoming a Field Goods pick-up location, email us at info@field-goods.com and include the location name, address, and contact info. We will credit your account $50 when the location hits five customers!

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