In Your Bag: Tues and Wed, Week of January 7th

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Here’s what folks in our Tuesday and Wednesday 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)
  • Gold, Candy, and Red Beets
  • Little Gem Lettuce
  • Napa Cabbage
  • 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 Your 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: 1 lb
Standard: 0.8 lbs
Small: 0.55 lbs
Single: 0.45 lbs

Gold, Candy, and Red Beets

From: Juniper Hill Farm (Certified Organic), Wadhams, NY

Try roasting these beets whole—the roots will come off with the skin afterwards. Similar in taste to Swiss chard, they’re delicious braised or in salads. More info

Recipes Ideas:

Caramelized Beets
Roasted Yellow Beets and Carrots
Warm Beet Salad with Greens
Beet Greens with Bacon
Lemon & Butter Braised Beet Greens

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 2.5 lbs
Standard: 2.1 lbs
Small: 1.25 lbs
Single: 1 lb

Napa Cabbage

Napa Cabbage

From: Stick & Stone Farm (Certified Organic)

Anything you can do with regular cabbage, you can do with Napa, which is particularly delicious roasted. Just slice the cabbage into thin discs, drizzle with a mixture of soy sauce and olive oil, and sprinkle red pepper flakes on top. Then bake at 350 degrees, for 10-15 minutes or until the discs become crunchy. More info

Recipe Ideas:

Stir-Fried Cabbage
Napa Cabbage Rolls
Asian Slaw

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 1
Standard: 1
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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