In Your Bag: Week of August 19th

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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!

Fruit & Vegetable Bags

Family, Standard, Small, and Single Bags Include:

  • Roma Tomatoes
  • Green Beans
  • Spanish White Onions
  • Romaine Lettuce
  • White and Purple Bell Peppers
  • Cantaloupe

Carb-Conscious Bags Include:

  • Roma Tomatoes
  • Green Beans
  • Spanish White Onions
  • Romaine Lettuce
  • White and Purple Bell Peppers


Mixed Fruit Bags

  • Gala Apples: Product of USA (Conventional)
  • John Boy Yellow Peaches: Fix Brothers Farm (Family Farm in Hudson, NY)
  • Apricots: Klein’s Kill Fruit Farm (Family Farm in Germantown, NY)
  • Petite Bananas: Product of Ecuador (Conventional)

Additional Subscriptions

  • Bread: [East NY / West CT / North NJ] Whole Spelt from Bread Alone (Kingston, NY);
    [Syracuse / North NY] Sourdough 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: Mozzarella from R&G Cheesemakers (Troy, NY)
  • Eggs: One Dozen from Latremore Farm (Certified Organic in Chazy, NY)
  • Pasta: Einkorn Macaroni from Sfoglini Pasta (Certified Organic in Coxsackie, NY)
  • Fruit: Apricots from Klein’s Kill Fruit Farm (Family Farm in Germantown, NY)
  • Herb & Allium: Basil and Rosemary from Letterbox Collective (Organically Grown in Hudson, NY)

Roma Tomatoesroma-tomatoes

From: Holmquest Farms (Integrated Pest Management in Hudson, NY)

While these tomatoes make the best sauce, they’re also great for eating raw and sliced. More info

Recipes Ideas:
Roma Tomato Sauce

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 3.25 lbs
Standard: 2.7 lbs
Small: 1.65 lbs
Single: 0.9 lbs
Carb-Conscious: 2 lbs

Green Beansgreen beans

From: 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: 1.7 lbs
Standard: 1.5 lbs
Small: 1 lbs
Single: 0.75 lbs
Carb-Conscious: 1.4 lbs

Spanish White OnionsOnions

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

Tastes great thinly sliced with cucumbers, tomatoes, olives, olive oil and lemon. More info

Recipes Ideas:
Grilled Mixed Peppers and Onions
Balsamic Grilled Onions
Caramelized Onions
Spinach and Caramelized Onion Pizza
Caramelized Onion Quiche
Caramelized Onion and Penne Pasta

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

Romaine Lettuceromaine

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

White and Purple Bell PeppersWhite-and-Purple-Bell-Peppers

From: Barber’s Farm (Organically Grown in Middleburgh, 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: 2
Single: 2
Carb-Conscious: 2

Cantaloupe
cantaloupe

From: Seneca Farmers Cooperative (Organically Grown in Seneca, NY)

Slice in half, remove the seeds, and scoop some yogurt and granola or blueberries into the bowl-like center of the fruit. No dishes! More info

Recipe Ideas:
Cantaloupe Sorbet
Roasted Cantaloupe
Refreshing Cantaloupe Recipes
Crazy for Cantaloupe? 15 Melon Recipes!

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

 

 


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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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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