In Your Bag: Week of April 29th

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

At-a-Glance:

  • Frozen Tomato Puree
  • Cauliflower Rice
  • Portabella Mushrooms
  • Pink Lady Apples
  • Butterhead Lettuce
  • Frozen Brussels Sprouts (Family, Standard, and Small Bags)

Frozen Tomato Puree

From: Altobelli Family Farm (Integrated Pest Management in 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 16oz pack
Standard: 1 16oz pack
Small: 1 16oz pack
Single: 1 16oz pack

Cauliflower Rice

cauliflower riceFrom: Trusted Harvest (Kingston, NY)

Cauliflower rice can be used in place of traditional rice. You can also add it to soups, try adding it to our lentil vegetable soup from Joe’s Kitchen at Screamin’ Ridge Farm. Fresh cauliflower rice can be frozen, just put in a zippered bag and freeze.

Recipe Ideas:
Cauliflower Rice with Coconut Milk
Spanish Cauliflower Rice

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 2 8oz packs
Standard: 1 8oz pack
Small: 1 8oz pack
Single: 1 8oz pack

Portabella Mushrooms

mushroom_portobello_From: Bulich Mushroom Farm (Organically Grown in Catskill, NY)

The Portabella is the prime rib of the vegetable world! Tastes fabulous grilled—brush with olive oil, add garlic or soy sauce if you like, then grill for about 3-5 minutes on each side. Can also be eaten raw. More info

Recipe Ideas:
Grilled Portabella Mushrooms Stuffed with Leeks & Spinach
Pan-Seared Portabella Mushrooms
Sautéed Portabella with Balsamic and Butter Sauce
Ziti with Portabella Mushrooms

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 1 lb
Standard: 0.75 lbs
Small: 0.65 lbs
Single: 0.65 lbs

Pink Lady Apples

pink lady appleFrom: Yonder Farms (Family Farm in Valatie, NY)

One of the best-known modern apples, the Pink Lady is a very late season fresh eating apple. It is the child of the Golden Delicious and Lady Williams apples. More info

Recipe Ideas:
Apple Pie
Apple Turnovers
Apple Pancakes

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 5
Standard: 5
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

Frozen Brussels Sprouts

Frozen Brussels Sprouts

From: Dagele Brothers Farm (Integrated Pest Management in Florida, NY)

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, either way they’re fantastically healthy. Can’t get your kids to commit? Try sautéing with bacon and raisins or topping with parmesan cheese to upgrade the taste. More info

Recipe Ideas:
Crispy Lemon Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Garlic Stir-Fried Brussels Sprouts
Steamed Brussels Sprouts with Butter and Chives

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


Mixed Fruit Bags

  • Crispin Apples: Yonder Farms (Family Farm in Valatie, NY)
  • White Grapefruit: Bernard Ranches (Organically Grown in Riverside, CA)
  • Kiwi: Product of Ecuador (Conventional)
  • Petite Bananas: Product of Ecuador (Conventional)

Additional Subscriptions

  • Bread: [East NY / West CT / North NJ] Seeded Sourdough Rye from Bread Alone (Kingston, NY);
    [Syracuse / North NY] Sourdough from Mr. Rick’s Bakery (Watertown, NY)
  • Salad Mix: Autumn Greens from Radicle Farm (Organically Grown in New York, NY)
  • Yogurt: Plain Yogurt from North Country Creamery (Organically Grown in Keeseville, NY)
  • Cheese: Moonlight Chaource from Chaseholm Farm Creamery (Organically Grown in Pine Plains, NY)
  • Eggs: One Dozen from Latremore Farm (Certified Organic in Chazy, NY)
  • Pasta: Emmer Reginetti from Sfoglini Pasta (Certified Organic in Coxsackie, NY)
  • Fruit: Rome Apples from Yonder Farms (Family Farm in Valatie, NY)
  • Herb & Allium: Yellow Onions from Minkus Family Farms (Family Farm in New Hampton, 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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