In Your Bag: Week of November 4th

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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:

  • Watermelon Radishes
  • Austrian Crescent Potatoes
  • Baby Bok Choy
  • Baby Beets
  • Delicata Squash
  • Evercrisp Apples
  • Braising Mix

Small and Single Bags Include:

  • Watermelon Radishes
  • Austrian Crescent Potatoes
  • Baby Bok Choy
  • Baby Beets
  • Delicata Squash
  • Evercrisp Apples

Carb-Conscious Bags Include:

  • Watermelon Radishes
  • Baby Bok Choy
  • Braising Mix
  • Romaine Lettuce
  • Farmers Mix


Mixed Fruit Bags

  • Mutsu Apples: Fix Brothers Fruit Farm (Family Farm in Hudson, NY)
  • Kiwi: Product of Chile (Conventional)
  • Bartlett Pears: Product of USA (Conventional)
  • Petite Bananas: Product of Ecuador (Conventional)

Additional Subscriptions

  • Bread: [East NY / West CT / North NJ] Challah from Bread Alone (Kingston, NY);
    [Syracuse / North NY] Olive Loaf 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: Black Olive Pesto Chevre from Goats & Gourmets (Westerlo, NY)
  • Eggs: One Dozen from Latremore Farm (Certified Organic in Chazy, NY)
  • Pasta: Whole Grain Radiators from Sfoglini Pasta (Certified Organic in Coxsackie, NY)
  • Fruit: Mutsu Apples from Fix Brothers Fruit Farm (Family Farm in Hudson, NY)
  • Herb & Allium: Cilantro & Dill from Markristo Farm (Certified Organic in Hillsdale, NY)

Watermelon Radisheswatermelon radish

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

The most beautiful of all radishes. Crisp, firm flesh with a slight peppery taste and almond-sweet notes. More info

Recipes Ideas:
Beijing Radish Salad
Sweet Pickled Onion Watermelon Radish Salad
Radish Recipes You’ll Actually Be Excited to Try

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 2 lbs
Standard: 2 lbs
Small: 1.5 lbs
Single: 1.2 lbs
Carb-Conscious: 1.5 lbs

Austrian Crescent PotatoesFingerling potatoes isolated on white

From: Skymeadow Farms (Certified Organic in Purchase, NY)

These are also known as Austrian Crescent potatoes, and they’re great roasted and tossed with garlic! They are in high demand with chefs and market farmers and are often suggested by nutritionists as a healthier potato. More info

Recipe Ideas:
Crispy Potatoes With Garlic-Parmesan Butter Recipe
Braised Potato Coins
Lemony Salt Roasted Potatoes
Perfect Mashed Potatoes

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 3.25 lbs
Standard: 2.8 lbs
Small: 2.3 lbs
Single: 1.65 lbs
Carb-Conscious: Not Included

Baby Bok Choy

From: Markristo Farm (Certified Organic in Hillsdale, 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 bundles
Standard: 1 bundle
Small: 1 bundle
Single: 1 bundle
Carb-Conscious: 1 bundle

Baby Beets

beets

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

These are bunches of baby chioggia and bulls blood beets. Nothing sweeter than a baby beet! Try roasting or grilling the beets and braising the greens. Some tips for roasting: With baby beets you don’t need to remove skin, just give them a good scrub. Roast in a pocket of aluminum foil with olive oil—baby beets cook in about 30 minutes at 400 degrees. However, if you’d like you can rub off the outer skin with a paper towel when cool. More info

Recipe Ideas:
Warm Beet Salad with Greens
Beets & Greens Salad with Cannellini Beans
Beet Greens
Roasted Vegetable Ragout
Sweet Potato and Beet Hash

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

Delicata Squashdelicata-squash

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

Unique for its thin skin (no peeling or removing necessary) and sweet flesh. Try roasting to soften the flesh and skin. 

Recipe Ideas:
Roasted Delicata Squash with Rosemary
Red Onion and Almond-Stuffed Delicata Squash

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

EverCrisp Apples

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

This variety combines the sweetness of a Honeycrisp with the longevity of a Fuji. Ideal for snacking and cooking, EverCrisp apples can sit out on the counter for a full two weeks without diminishing in flavor or texture—hence the name! More info

Recipe Ideas:
Pumpkin Apple and Caramelized Onion Vegan Quesadilla
Apple-Habanero Margarita
Breakfast Apple Granola Crisp

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 2.75 lbs
Standard: 2.2 lbs
Small: 1.75 lbs
Single: 1.25 lbs
Carb-Conscious: Not Included

Braising MixBraising-Mix-image

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

A mix of colorful, assorted greens including spinach, napa cabbage, mustard, and kale. Very easy to prepare—just toss the greens in a pan with hot oil and garlic and add a liquid. Finish off with soy sauce or Parmesan cheese. More info

Recipes Ideas:
Simple Braised Greens
Savory Greens Stir-Fry
Smoked Braised Mixed Greens

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 1 lb
Standard: 1 lb
Small: Not Included
Single: Not Included
Carb-Conscious: 1.25 lbs

Romaine Lettuceromaine

From: Farm at Miller’s Crossing (Certified Organic in Claverack, 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

Farmers Salad Mix
Radicle-Salad-Mix-Clam-50z

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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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

2 Comments on “In Your Bag: Week of November 4th”

  1. I love the variety of all those greens in the braising mix! I’m eating it as a warm salad and it is out of this world!

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