In Your Bag: Week of September 16th

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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:

  • Curly Green Kale
  • Sweet Corn
  • Edamame
  • Strawberries
  • Portabella Mushrooms
  • Butterhead Lettuce
  • Slicer Tomatoes

Small and Single Bags Include:

  • Curly Green Kale
  • Sweet Corn
  • Edamame
  • Strawberries
  • Portabella Mushrooms
  • Butterhead Lettuce

Carb-Conscious Bags Include:

  • Curly Green Kale
  • Edamame
  • Portabella Mushrooms
  • Butterhead Lettuce
  • Slicer Tomatoes


Mixed Fruit Bags


Additional Subscriptions

  • Bread: [East NY / West CT / North NJ] Olive Loaf from Bread Alone (Kingston, NY);
    [Syracuse / North NY] Seeded Sourdough Rye from Bread Alone (Kingston, 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: Cheddar Bites from Maplebrook Farm (Bennington, VT)
  • Eggs: One Dozen from Latremore Farm (Certified Organic in Chazy, NY)
  • Pasta: Whole Grain Spaccatelli from Sfoglini Pasta (Certified Organic in Coxsackie, NY)
  • Fruit: European Blue Plums from Old Ridge Farm (Family Farm in Williamson, NY)
  • Herb & Allium: Cilantro and Sorrel from Letterbox Collective (Organically Grown in Hudson, NY)

Green Curly Kale

From: Farm at Miller’s Crossing (Certified Organic in Hudson, NY)

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

Recipe Ideas:
How to Prep Kale
Kale-Romaine Caesar Salad
Lemony Kale Salad
Grilled Kale
Kale Chips

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

Sweet Corn
corn

From: Holmquest Farms (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: 7
Standard: 6
Small: 4
Single: 2
Carb-Conscious: Not Included

Edamame
Green soybeans on white background

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

The appetizer of choice in most Japanese restaurants, edamame is an immature soybean for mature eaters though kids & immature adults love ’em as well! To prepare: boil water with salt, add the edamame (no peeling or cutting necessary), cook for 5-6 minutes & strain. You can either serve with the pods or peel and pop out the beans to add to salads, pasta, etc.

Recipe Ideas:
Boiled Edamame
Three Bean Salad
Garlic Sesame Edamame
Spicy Garlic Edamame

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 1.25 lbs
Standard: 1.1 lbs
Small: 0.95 lbs
Single: 0.65 lbs
Carb-Conscious: 0.9 lbs

Strawberries
strawberries pint

From: Pell Farms (Integrated Pest Management in North Haven, CT)

Wash and enjoy raw, or slice and mix with lemon juice and sugar for a sweet snack! More info

Recipe Ideas:
Roasted Strawberries
Strawberry Spinach Salad with Almonds and Cheese
Yogurt Dipped Berries
Strawberries with Lemon and Mint
Strawberry Puree Pancakes

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 1.5 pints
Standard: 1 pint
Small: 1 pint
Single: 1 pint
Carb-Conscious: Not Included

Portabella Caps
mushroom_portobello_

From: Kennett Square (Integrated Pest Management in NJ)

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

Recipes 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: 1.25 lbs
Standard: 1.1 lbs
Small: 0.95 lbs
Single: 0.5 lbs
Carb-Conscious: 0.9 lbs

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, chickpeas, 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: 1 head
Standard: 1 head
Small: 1 head
Single: 1 head
Carb-Conscious: 1 head

Slicer Tomatoes
red tomato

From: Markristo Farm (Certified Organic in Hillsdale, 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: 1.6 lbs
Standard: 1.25 lbs
Small: Not Included
Single: Not Included
Carb-Conscious: 1 lb


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

One Comment on “In Your Bag: Week of September 16th”

  1. I’m trying to order for next week but it doesn’t allow me to. Your website is so frustrating. Please order me for pick up in Stamford this week. A single

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