In Your Bag: Week of February 11th

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Here’s what you can expect to find in your Field Goods fruit and vegetable bags this week. At-a-glance list is below, scroll for more details!

At-a-Glance:

  • Frozen Strawberries
  • Red Potatoes
  • Red Beet Noodles
  • Red Cabbage
  • Rainbow Carrots
  • Frozen Tomato Puree (Family, Standard, and Small Bags)

Frozen Strawberries

From: Saunderskill Farms (Integrated Pest Management), Accord, NY

Fresh strawberries right in the smack of winter! Throw in the blender for a morning smoothie or melt down for a dessert topping. More info

Recipe Ideas:
5 Ways to Cook with Frozen Strawberries
Strawberry Puree Pancakes

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 1 8-oz pack
Standard: 1 8-oz pack
Small: 1 8-oz pack
Single: 1 8-oz pack

Red Beet Noodles

From: Hepworth Farms (Certified Organic), Milton, NY

Grown by Hepworth Farm and prepped by Trusted Harvest in Kingston, NY. They are all the rage, try roasting them on a baking sheet at 400 degrees with a little olive oil and drizzle with balsamic condimento, you can add walnuts and diced apples. You can steam them and serve like you would pasta. They are also great on salads. Let your imagination run wild with these babies. More info

Recipe Ideas:
Sweet and Salty Beet Burgers
Grated Raw Beet Salad

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 2 8-oz Packs
Standard: 2 8-oz Packs
Small: 1 8-oz Pack
Single: 1 8-oz Pack

Red Potatoes

From: Barber’s Farm (Organically Grown), Middleburg, NY 

These are good any which way you cook’em! Redskin potatoes are not only beautiful in color, but they’re delicate and therefore cook faster than other varieties of potatoes. They’ll be on the table in no time. One of the most common ways to prepare potatoes is by frying them, but potatoes are so versatile they’re great baked, sautéed, boiled, steamed, grilled… you get the picture. More info

Recipe Ideas:
Oven-Roasted and Herbed Red Potatoes
Garlic Mashed Red Potatoes
Potato, Roasted Garlic, and Mushroom Soup

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 3 lbs
Standard: 2.25 lbs
Small: 1.3 lbs
Single: 1.15 lbs

Red Cabbage

From: Markristo Farm, (Certified Organic), Hillsdale, NY

Try braising with apples, searing in a hot pan for five minutes, or quick-cooking in a stir-fry. 

Recipe Ideas:
Radish-Cabbage Coleslaw
Braised Red Cabbage with Apple and Onion

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

Rainbow Carrots

From: Sweet Land Farm (Organically Grown), Trumansburg, NY

A beautiful mix of carrot colors. Roasted, steamed, marinated, or raw, you can’t go wrong with some carrots on your plate. Try carrots a new way this week—maybe pureed in this delicious and easy Carrot Ginger Curry Soup pre-tested on fussy kids. More info

Recipe Ideas:
Roasted Balsamic Carrots
Sesame Carrot Salad
Butter Roasted Carrots with Thyme
Simple Carrot Soup
Baked Carrot Oven Fries

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 3.25 lbs
Standard: 1.5 lbs
Small: 1.25 lbs
Single: 1.15 lbs

Frozen Tomato Puree

From: Altobelli Family Farm (Organically Grown), 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 16-oz pack
Standard: 1 16-oz pack
Small: 1 16-oz pack
Single: n/a


Mixed Fruit Bags

  • EverCrisp Apples: Fix Brothers Farm (Family Farm), Hudson, NY
  • Petite Bananas: Product of Ecuador (Conventional)
  • Bosc Pears: Fix Brothers Farm (Family Farm), Hudson, NY
  • Oranges: Thorpe’s Organic Family Farm (Certified Organic), Three Lake Wales, FL

Additional Subscriptions

  • Bread: (East NY / West CT / North NJ) Olive Loaf from Bread Alone;
    (Syracuse & North NY) Italian Bread from Mr. Rick’s Bakery
  • Salad Mix: Spinach from Radicle Farm (Organically Grown), New York, NY
  • Yogurt: Plain Yogurt from North Country Creamery (Organically Grown), Keeseville, NY
  • Cheese: Plain Chevre from R&G Cheesemakers, Troy, NY
  • Eggs: One Dozen from Latremore Farm (Certified Organic), Chazy, NY
  • Pasta: Spelt Fusilli from Sfoglini Pasta (Certified Organic), West Coxsackie, NY
  • Fruit: Pink Lady Apples from Fix Brothers Farm (Family Farm), Hudson, NY
  • Herb & Allium: Red Onions from Barber’s Farm (Organically Grown), Schoharie, NY

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, 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: 

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    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!
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

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