In Your Bag: Week of May 27th

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

At-a-Glance:

  • Cortland Apples
  • Green Kale
  • Butterhead Lettuce
  • Beefsteak Tomatoes
  • Gold Beets
  • Green Zucchini

Cortland Apples

pink lady apple

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

These sweet and refreshing apples are good for eating, juicing, drying, as well as cooking. If you eat’em fresh, just chomp right into one, or you can cut up to top a green salad or toss in a fruit salad! More info

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

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 7 pieces
Standard: 5 pieces
Small: 4 pieces
Single: 2 pieces
Carb-Conscious: Not Included

Green Kale

kaleFrom: Marolda Farms (Integrated Pest Management in NJ)

Easy to cook and incredibly healthy. For a quick dish, cook kale for a minute in a pot of boiling water. Drain, squeeze out excess water, and sauté with olive oil and garlic for just a couple minutes. Remember to try kale chips if you haven’t yet! More info

Recipes Ideas:
How to Kale
Kale Caesar Slaw
Lemony Kale Salad
Grilled Kale
Kale Chips

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 2 bunches
Standard: 1 bunch
Small: 1 bunch
Single: 1 bunch
Carb-Conscious: 1 bunch

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 heads
Standard: 2 heads
Small: 1 head
Single: 1 head
Carb-Conscious: 1 head

Beefsteak Tomatoes

beefsteak tomato

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

Slice and plump up your salads with these, or chop and create a pasta dish with added garlic, basil, mozzarella cheese and olive oil. More info

Recipe Ideas:
Oven-Dried Tomatoes
Tomato, Onion and Cucumber Salad
Grilled Tomatoes
Panzanella
Easy Gazpacho

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 2 lbs
Standard: 2 lbs
Small: 1.4 lbs
Single: 1 lb
Carb-Conscious: 1.4 lbs

Gold Beets

Golden-BeetsFrom: Marolda Farms (Integrated Pest Management in NJ)

Mildly sweet compared to its red sibling. Roasting caramelizes the beet and tastes divine! More info

Recipe Ideas:
Caramelized Beets
Roasted Yellow Beets and Carrots
Grilled Beets
Sweet and Salty Beet Burgers

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 1 bunch
Standard: 1 bunch
Small: 1 bunch
Single: 1 bunch
Carb-Conscious: 1 bunch

Green Zucchini

zucchiniFrom: Sonny Boy (Integrated Pest Management in GA)

Tender, versatile, and sweet. The perfect component of a light summer meal. Great grilled. More info

Recipe Ideas:
Zucchini Fritters
Zucchini Oven Chips
Zucchini Parmesan Crisps
Grilled Zucchini
Roasted Zucchini, Onions and Peppers

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 2.6 lbs
Standard: 2.2 lbs
Small: 2 lbs
Single: 1.1 lbs
Carb-Conscious: 1.5 lbs


Mixed Fruit Bags

  • Cortland Apples: Yonder Farms (Family Farm in Valatie, NY)
  • Red Grapefruit: Bernard Ranches (Organically Grown in Riverside, CA)
  • Bartlett Pears: First Fruits Farm (Integrated Pest Management in Freeland, MD)
  • Petite Bananas: Product of Ecuador (Conventional)

Additional Subscriptions

  • Bread: [East NY / West CT / North NJ] Cinnamon Twist from Bread Alone (Kingston, NY);
    [Syracuse / North NY] Italian from Mr. Rick’s Bakery (Watertown, NY)
  • Salad Mix: Spice Blend from Radicle Farm (Organically Grown in New York, NY)
  • Yogurt: Plain Yogurt from North Country Creamery (Organically Grown in Keeseville, NY)
  • Cheese: Plain Chevre from R&G Cheesemakers (Troy, NY)
  • Eggs: One Dozen from Latremore Farm (Certified Organic in Chazy, NY)
  • Pasta: Beet Fusilli from Sfoglini Pasta (Certified Organic in Coxsackie, NY)
  • Fruit: Jonagold Apples from Yonder Farms (Family Farm in Valatie, NY)
  • Herb & Allium: Garlic Chives and Yellow Onions from Queen’s Greens (Certified Organic in Amherst, MA) and 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 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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