In Your Bag: Week of April 1st

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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 Spinach
  • Frozen Diced Butternut Squash
  • Pea Shoots
  • Crispin Apples
  • Butterhead Lettuce
  • Celeriac (Family, Standard, and Small Bags)

frozen-spinach

Frozen Spinach

From: Dusty Lane Farms (Integrated Pest Management in Elmers, NJ)

Naturally high in calcium, iron, fiber, folate, and Vitamins A and C, spinach delivers four times more nutrients when frozen. Delicious creamed or sautéed with a little garlic and oil, these greens also lend themselves beautifully to pasta and egg dishes, gratins, and, of course, warm dip. More info

Recipe Ideas:
Spinach Gratin
Sheet-Pan Eggs with Spinach and Ham
Classic Spinach Dip
Spinach Ricotta Pasta
Quarky Creamed Spinach

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

diced butternut squash

Frozen Diced Butternut Squash

From: Czajkowski Farm (Integrated Pest Management in Hadley, MA)

Load up on vitamin A and C, folate, potassium and fiber. Local butternut is delightfully delicious!

Recipe Ideas:
Roasted Butternut and Carrots
Maple Diced Butternut Squash
25 of the Best Butternut Recipes

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 1 16-oz pack
Standard: 1 16-oz pack
Small: 1 16-oz pack
Single: 1 16-oz pack

pea greens

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 put out on the table raw for a snack. To entice the little ones, try tossing with a little melted butter and sugar. Pea shoots also make wonderful pesto; all it takes is 10 minutes, 7 easy ingredients, and a plate of pasta for an amazing meal. More info

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

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 0.4 lbs
Standard: 0.4 lbs
Small: 0.33 lbs
Single: 0.26 lbs

mutsu crispin apple

Crispin Apples

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

Delicately spicy with crisp white flesh. Crispin Apples are great for snacking and cooking. More info

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

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 5
Standard: 4
Small: 2
Single: 2

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, chick peas, 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

celeriacCeleriac

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

A starchy, versatile root vegetable with a more mild taste than celery. NPR calls it “the vegetable world’s ugly duckling”, but we like to think its looks add to its charm… More info

Recipe Ideas:
Celeriac Chips
Smashed Celeriac
Celeriac Coleslaw
Parsnip and Celeriac Bake
Pepper and Honey-Roasted Roots
Celery Root and Parsnip Puree

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


Mixed Fruit Bags

  • Red Delicious Apples: Yonder Farms (Family Farm in Valatie, NY)
  • Red Bartlett Pears: First Fruits Farm (Integrated Pest Management in Freeland, MD)
  • Clementines: Product of USA (Conventional)
  • Petite Bananas: Product of Ecuador (Conventional)

Additional Subscriptions

  • Bread: [East NY / West CT / North NJ] Challah from Bread Alone (Kingston, NY);
    [Syracuse / North NY] Sourdough from Mr. Rick’s Bakery (Watertown, NY)
  • Salad Mix: Farmers Mix from Radicle Farm (Organically Grown in New York, NY)
  • Yogurt: Plain Yogurt from North Country Creamery (Organically Grown in Keeseville, NY)
  • Cheese: Cheddar from Palatine Valley Dairy (Nelliston, NY)
  • Eggs: One Dozen from Latremore Farm (Certified Organic in Chazy, NY)
  • Pasta: Cheese Ravioli – Frozen from Bozza’s Pasta (Hilton, NY)
  • Fruit: Pink Lady Apples from Yonder Farms (Family Farm in Valatie, NY)
  • Herb & Allium: Scallions from Eagle Road Farm (Certified Organic) and Garlic from Barber’s Farm (Organically Grown)

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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