In Your Bag: Week of September 9th

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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 and Standard Bags Include:

  • Caraflex Cabbage
  • Rainbow Carrots
  • Green Beans
  • Zestar Apples
  • Red Bell Peppers
  • Grape Tomatoes
  • Pinto Beans

Small and Single Bags Include:

  • Caraflex Cabbage
  • Rainbow Carrots
  • Green Beans
  • Zestar Apples
  • Red Bell Peppers
  • Grape Tomatoes

Carb-Conscious Bags Include:

  • Caraflex Cabbage
  • Rainbow Carrots
  • Green Beans
  • Red Bell Peppers
  • Grape Tomatoes


Mixed Fruit Bags

  • Zestar Apples: Klein’s Kill Fruit Farm (Family Farm in Germantown, NY)
  • Yellow Nectarines: Old Ridge Farm (Family Farm in Williamson, NY)
  • Bartlett Pears: Fix Brothers Fruit Farm (Family Farm in Hudson, NY)
  • 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] Focaccia from Bread Alone (Kingston, 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: Pumpkin Chèvre from R&G Cheesemakers (Troy, NY)
  • Eggs: One Dozen from Latremore Farm (Certified Organic in Chazy, NY)
  • Pasta: Durum Semolina Penne from Sfoglini Pasta (Certified Organic in Coxsackie, NY)
  • Fruit: Bartlett Pears from Fix Brothers Fruit Farm (Family Farm in Hudson, NY)
  • Herb & Allium: Shiso and Lemongrass from Letterbox Collective (Organically Grown in Hudson, NY)

Caraflex Cabbage

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

We covet this weird looking vegetable! Sweeter and milder than your standard cabbage, though can be used in any cabbage dish. For a quick fix, cut cabbage in half, drizzle with olive oil, scallions and salt & pepper, then roast for about 20-30 minutes at 350 degrees. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. More info

Recipes Ideas:
Kimchi
Classic Coleslaw
Confetti Slaw with Spicy Peanut Dressing
Cabbage and Corn Slaw

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

Rainbow Carrots

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

A beautiful mix of carrot colors. Roasted, steamed, marinated, or raw, you can’t go wrong with some carrots on your plate. Try carrots a new way this week—maybe pureed in this delicious and easy Carrot Ginger Curry Soup pre-tested on fussy kids. More info

Recipe Ideas:
Roasted Balsamic Carrots
Sesame Carrot Salad
Butter Roasted Carrots with Thyme
Simple Carrot Soup
Baked Carrot Oven Fries

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 2.85 lbs
Standard: 1.8 lbs
Small: 1.4 lbs
Single: 1.4 lbs
Carb-Conscious: 1.4 lbs

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

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 1.65 lbs
Standard: 1.4 lbs
Small: 1.4 lbs
Single: 0.9 lbs
Carb-Conscious: 1.25 lbs

Zestar Apples
Zestar

From: Fix Brothers Fruit Farm (Family Farm in Hudson, NY)

A very crisp, early season apple developed by horticulturists at the University of Minnesota. “Crunch into Zestar!” More info

Recipes Ideas:
Deep-Dish Apple Bars with Zestar! and Rambour Franc
Apple Pie
Homemade Apple Sauce

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 2.9 lbs
Standard: 2.25 lbs
Small: 2 lbs
Single: 1 lb
Carb-Conscious: Not Included

Red Bell Peppers
Red Bell Pepper

From: Barber’s Farm (Organically Grown in Middleburgh, NY)

A cup of sliced raw bell pepper, especially red, has 150% of your daily value Vitamin C. Talk about nutritious!

Recipes Ideas:
Stuffed Pepper Soup
Quick Beef Stir-Fry with Bell Peppers

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 4 lbs
Standard: 3 lbs
Small: 3 lbs
Single: 1 lb
Carb-Conscious: 2 lbs

Grape Tomatoesgrape-tomatoes-2

From: Rolling Acres Farm (Certified Organic in Interlaken, NY)

This small variety of tomato has been cultivated since the early 1800s. Try roasting them whole (some will pop and splatter) until caramelized, then put on top of a cracker, puff pastry, bread, or whatever you’d like! More info

Recipe Ideas:
Roasted Grape Tomatoes
Simple Fresh Grape Tomato Sauce

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

Pinto Beanspintobeansfg

From: Vermont Bean Crafters (Certified Organic in Waitsfield, VT)

They are pre-cooked and NOT dried. Combine the creamy pink texture of pinto beans with a whole grain such as brown rice and you have a virtually fat-free, high quality protein meal. These are quite popular in Tex-Mex cuisine.

Recipe Ideas:
Pinto Bean Stew (slow-cooker!)
Shredded Turkey & Pinto Bean Burritos
Tomato & Butternut Squash Posole

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 1
Standard: 1
Small: Not included
Single: Not included
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.

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  • Wednesday delivery = Sunday 11:59 pm
  • Thursday delivery = Monday 11:59 pm
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