In Your Bag: Week of September 23rd

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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:

  • Acorn Squash
  • Green Beans
  • Bosc Pears
  • French Breakfast Radishes
  • Summer Crisp Lettuce
  • White Potatoes
  • Baby Bok Choy

Small and Single Bags Include:

  • Acorn Squash
  • Green Beans
  • Bosc Pears
  • French Breakfast Radishes
  • Summer Crisp Lettuce
  • White Potatoes

Carb-Conscious Bags Include:

  • Green Beans
  • French Breakfast Radishes
  • Summer Crisp Lettuce
  • Baby Bok Choy
  • Farmers Mix


Mixed Fruit Bags

  • Honeycrisp Apples: Fix Brothers Fruit Farm (Family Farm in Hudson, NY)
  • Oranges: Bernard Ranches (Organically Grown in California)
  • Bosc Pears: Fix Brothers Fruit Farm (Family Farm in Hudson, NY)
  • Petite Bananas: Product of Ecuador (Conventional)

Additional Subscriptions


Acorn Squashacorn squash

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

To bake an Acorn Squash, cut it in half lengthwise, scoop out the center, place in baking dish with 1/2 inch of water, drop in some butter and brown sugar and/or maple syrup, then bake for an hour at 400 degrees.

Recipe Ideas:
Acorn Squash with Chard and White Beans
Southwestern Stuffed Acorn Squash
Acorn Squash Soup

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

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: 1.45 lbs
Standard: 1.45 lbs
Small: 1.45 lbs
Single: 1.15 lbs
Carb-Conscious: 1 lb

Bosc Pears
Bosc pears

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

With its long-curved stem and elegant, elongated neck, Bosc pears are often called the “aristocrat of pears”. Bosc pears have a more firm, dense flesh than other pear varieties, making them ideal for baking, broiling or poaching.

Recipe Ideas:
Roasted Bosc Pears
10 Pear Salad Recipes

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 2.5 lbs
Standard: 2.5 lbs
Small: 2.5 lbs
Single: 1.5 lbs
Carb-Conscious: Not Included

French Breakfast Radishes

French Radish

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

A traditional variety in southern France. Best eaten raw! For a snack, slice and layer on bread with cheese, butter or olive oil. Top with chives and salt and pepper to taste. Roasting mellows the taste of radishes—roast halved radishes at 375 degrees with butter or oil and lemon juice for about 20 minutes. More info

Recipe Ideas:
Radish Snack with Butter and Salt
Lemony Radish and Fennel Salad
Cinnamon Sugar Radish Chips
Roasted Radishes with Brown Butter and Lemon
Radish Recipes You’ll Be Excited to Try

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

Summer Crisp Lettuce (Red or Green)

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

Put fresh salads on your table as often as you can. For a more filling and flavorful boost: add roasted nuts, dried cranberries, roasted sunflower seeds, shaved parmesan, or chickpeas.

Recipe Ideas:
50 Salad Dressing Recipes
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 Potatoes

white-potatoes

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

Potatoes are back in with nutritional experts! Check out this article from NPR. Taters have fiber, B6, and vitamin C! More info

Recipe Ideas:
6 Minute Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Roasted Potatoes with Fresh Herbs
Creamy Potato Salad with Lemon

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 2.75 lbs
Standard: 2.75 lbs
Small: 2.6 lbs
Single: 1.4 lbs
Carb-Conscious: Not Included

Baby Bok Choy

From: Ironwood Farm (Certified Organic in Ghent, NY)

Bok Choy can be eaten raw, roasted, boiled, steamed, stir-fried, microwaved, or deep-fried. The entire head can be eaten. To prepare, separate the leaves from the stalks, then rinse well and drain. Shred or cut across the leaves and cut the stalks into small slices along the diagonal. Great with a bit of garlic, ginger or soy sauce. Remember—you can eat the stalks raw, too! More info

Recipe Ideas:
Stir-Fried Udon Noodles with Bok Choy
Ginger-Sesame Bok Choy
Wilted Bok Choy with Soy Sauce and Cashews

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

Farmers Salad Mix
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From: Radicle Farm (Organically Grown in Utica, NY)

This is a 5-ounce, pesticide-free, unique salad that includes a mix of lettuce, spinach, tatsoi, and baby chard. The mixes are specially grown for Field Goods! In addition to other prepped vegetables, for a more filling and flavorful boost to your salad add: roasted nuts, dried cranberries, roasted sunflower seeds, shaved parmesan, chick peas, etc.

Recipe Ideas:
50 Salad Dressing Recipes

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Only Included in Carb-Conscious: 1 5oz pack

 

 


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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