In Your Bag: Week of July 22nd

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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!

Family, Standard, Small, and Single Bags Include:

  • Green Beans
  • Sweet Corn
  • Spinach (Tuesday & Wednesday)
  • Swiss Chard (Thursday & Friday)
  • Purple & White Peppers
  • Cauliflower
  • Blueberries

Carb-Conscious Bags Include:

  • Green Beans
  • Spinach (Tuesday & Wednesday)
  • Swiss Chard (Thursday & Friday)
  • Purple & White Peppers
  • Cauliflower
  • Romaine Lettuce


Blueberries

Blueberries

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

A sweet, simple snack. Throw in a smoothie or add to any blueberry baking recipes. You really can’t go wrong with eating and cooking your blueberries. More info

Recipe Ideas:
Blueberry Muffins
Blueberry French Toast
Blueberry Honey Sauce

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 2 pints
Standard: 2 pints
Small: 1 pint
Single: 1 pint
Carb-Conscious: Not Included

Spinach (Tuesday & Wednesday)

Spinach

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

Spinach is best when eaten raw or lightly braised. To braise, toss with hot oil and garlic for a few minutes and then add of liquid. We like to add Parmesan cheese. If you choose to steam the spinach, wash and steam for just 5-10 minutes. This preparation method preserves nutrient content. More info

Recipes Ideas:
Spinach with Nutmeg and Lemon
Garlic Sautéed Spinach
Perfect Spinach Salad

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

Red Swiss Chard (Thursday & Friday)

red-swiss-chardFrom: Dagele Brothers Farm (Integrated Pest Management in Florida, NY)

Cooked chard is a great stand-in for spinach. The stems can be steamed or grilled like asparagus. While Swiss Chard is naturally bitter, cooking mellows the flavor. Unless the stems are tender, remove them and just prepare the leaves. Youcan prepare chard in a jiffy by sautéing it in olive oil with some garlic—toss in some chili for a little zip. More info

Recipe Ideas:
Swiss Chard with Olives and Lemon
Asian Style Swiss Chard
Grilled Tomato, Mozzarella and Swiss Chard Wraps
Garlicky Sautéed Swiss Chard

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

Purple & White Peppers

purple and white peppersFrom: Holmquest Farm (Integrated Pest Management in Hudson, NY)

Bell peppers are great for frying, grilling snacking or salads. A cup of sliced raw bell pepper, has 150% of your daily value Vitamin C. Talk about nutritious! The purple peppers are slightly sweeter than the greens. Sauté with onions, garlic, and oil. More info

Recipe Ideas:
Pepper and Tomato Salad
Grilled Mixed Peppers and Onions

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 4
Standard: 4
Small: 3
Single: 2
Carb-Conscious: 4

Cauliflower

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

Cauliflower has an exceptional nutritional density, which means it contains substantial amounts of vitamins and minerals with very few calories. Mark Twain calls cauliflower “cabbage with a college education.” For a quick fix, sauté cauliflower florets and sliced garlic in olive oil until browned and tender. To boost the flavor, toss with raisins, pine nuts, crushed red pepper, and salt. More info

Recipe Ideas:
Cauliflower Popcorn
Roasted Cauliflower
Grilled Cauliflower Steaks with Pesto
These Cauliflower Cake Recipes will Blow Your Mind

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

Green Beans

green beansFrom: Markristo Farm (Certified Organic in Hillsdale, NY)

These cook in under 10 minutes. Add lemon, garlic and butter. Easy. Do not wash until ready to use. You can freeze green beans—blanch for 3 minutes, plunge in cold water for 3 minutes, drain, drop in a plastic bag and in the freezer they go. More info

Recipe Ideas:
Garlic Lemon Green Beans
Braised Green Beans and Summer Vegetables
Herbed Green Beans with Feta
Summer Green Bean Salad

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 1.5 lbs
Standard: 1.5 lbs
Small: 1.4 lbs
Single: 0.85 lbs
Carb-Conscious: 1.5 lbs

Sweet Corn

cornFrom: Holmquest Farm (Integrated Pest Management in Hudson, NY)

We love fresh summer corn right off the grill or tossed in a salad. For a super easy, fresh summer salad, toss with diced cucumbers and tomatoes, then drizzle with olive oil and lemon juice. Add red onion or garlic and an herb like basil or mint. More info

Recipe Ideas:
Garlic Corn on the Cob
Roasted Summer Corn Salad
Grilled Corn with Cheese and Lime
Mexican Street Corn

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 8
Standard: 6
Small: 6
Single: 2
Carb-Conscious: Not Included

Romaine Lettuce

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

Romaine is a variety of lettuce grows in a tall head of sturdy dark green leaves with firm ribs down their centers. Unlike most lettuces, it is tolerant of heat, which is why field grown it is available longer into the summer than other varieties.

Recipe Ideas:
Classic Caesar Salad
Grilled Romaine Lettuce
5 Ways to Use Lettuce Besides Salads and Sandwiches

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Only Included in Carb-Conscious: 1 head


Mixed Fruit Bags

  • Jonagold Apples: Yonder Farms (Family Farm in Valatie, NY)
  • White Grapefruit: Bernard Ranches (Organically Grown in Riverside, CA)
  • Red Plums: Kingsburg Orchards (Conventional in Fresno, CA)
  • 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] Italian from Mr. Rick’s Bakery (Watertown, NY)
  • Salad Mix: Spring Mix from Radicle Farm (Organically Grown in New York, NY)
  • Yogurt: Plain Yogurt from North Country Creamery (Organically Grown in Keeseville, NY)
  • Cheese: Farmer’s Dill from Chaseholm Farm Creamery (Organically Grown in Pine Plains, NY)
  • Eggs: One Dozen from Latremore Farm (Certified Organic in Chazy, NY)
  • Pasta: Hemp Rigatoni from Sfoglini Pasta (Certified Organic in Coxsackie, NY)
  • Fruit: Clingstone Peaches Yonder Farms (Family Farm in Valatie, NY)
  • Herb & Allium: Basil and Thyme from Letterbox Farm (Organically Grown in Hudson, 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.

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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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