In Your Bag: Week of November 18th

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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:

  • Cranberries
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Orange Carrots
  • Butterball Potatoes
  • Pea Greens

Carb-Conscious Bags Include:

  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Orange Carrots
  • Pea Greens
  • Cheddar Cauliflower
  • Butterhead Lettuce


Mixed Fruit Bags

  • Winesap Apples: Fix Brothers Fruit Farm (Family Farm in Hudson, NY)
  • Bartlett Pears: First Fruits Farm (Integrated Pest Management in Freeland, MD)
  • Kiwi: Product of Chile (Conventional)
  • Petite Bananas: Product of Ecuador (Conventional)

Additional Subscriptions

  • Bread: [East NY / West CT / North NJ] Focaccia from Bread Alone (Kingston, NY);
    [Syracuse / North NY] Whole Spelt from Bread Alone (Kingston, NY)
  • Salad Mix: Spice Blend from Radicle Farm (Organically Grown in New York, NY)
  • Yogurt: Plain Yogurt from North Country Creamery (Organically Grown in Keeseville, NY)
  • Cheese: Cranberry Appleyago from Worldling’s Pleasure (Watervliet, NY)
  • Eggs: One Dozen from Latremore Farm (Certified Organic in Chazy, NY)
  • Pasta: Spätzle from The Vermont Spatzle Company (Arlington, VT)
  • Fruit: Honey Crisp Apples from John Crane (Family Farm in Wolcott, NY)
  • Herb & Allium: Shallots from Schoharie Valley Farms (Organically Grown in Schoharie, NY)

Cranberriescranberries

From: Spring Rain Farm (Organically Grown in East Taunton, MA)

Cranberries in North America are referred to in writings as early as the 1550s, including one reference to our beloved cranberry sauce from a bit later in 1672. Storage: 3-4 weeks in the fridge or toss in the freezer in an airtight container.

Recipes Ideas:
Super Easy Cranberry Sauce
19 Cranberry Sauce Recipes
Make Your Own Craisins

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 1.5 lbs
Standard: 1.2 lbs
Small: 0.85 lbs
Single: 0.75 lbs
Carb-Conscious: Not Included

Sweet Potatoessweet potato

From: Hudson Valley Farm Hub (Organically Grown in Hurley, NY)

Put some sweetness on your plate this week. Just bake and enjoy with butter and salt. Health.com has a great list of 25 Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes!

Recipes Ideas:
Sweet Potatoes Stuffed with Bean & Corn Salad
Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes
Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Oven Roasted Sweet Potato Fries
Sweet Potato Burritos

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 2.5 lbs
Standard: 2.5 lbs
Small: 2 lbs
Single: 1.25 lbs
Carb-Conscious: Not Included

Brussels Sprouts

From: Dagele Brothers Farm (Integrated Pest Management in Florida, NY)

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, either way they’re fantastically healthy. Can’t get your kids to commit? Try sautéing with bacon and raisins or topping with parmesan cheese to upgrade the taste. More info

Recipe Ideas:
Crispy Lemon Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Garlic Stir-Fried Brussels Sprouts
Steamed Brussels Sprouts with Butter and Chives

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 1.5 lbs
Standard: 1.25 lbs
Small: 1 lb
Single: 0.75 lbs
Carb-Conscious: 1 lb

Carrotscarrots

From: Dagele Brothers Farm (Integrated Pest Management in Florida, NY)

A colorful, versatile standard. Roasted, steamed, marinated, or raw, you can’t go wrong with some orange 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: 2.25 lbs
Standard: 2 lbs
Small: 1.5 lbs
Single: 1.25 lbs
Carb-Conscious: 1 lb

Pea Greenspea-shoots

From: Little Seed Gardens (Certified Organic in Chatham, NY)

Pea greens (or pea shoots) are young pea vines. These nutritional powerhouses are packed with vitamins A, C, and folic acid. Sauté quickly with olive oil and garlic for a healthy side dish, or use instead of basil for an unexpected pesto. More info

Recipes Ideas:
Wonderful Pesto
Sautéed Pea Greens
Pea Shoot Breakfast Sandwich

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 0.35 lbs
Standard: 0.31 lbs
Small: 0.25 lbs
Single: 0.25 lbs
Carb-Conscious: 0.4 lbs

German Butterball Potatoes
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From: Skymeadow Farms (Certified Organic in Cherry Valley, NY)

These potatoes are medium-sized with pale yellow skin and a golden flesh. German Butterball potatoes offer a rich buttery flavor. They are one of the most versatile of the potato family they are great mashed, fried, roasted or boiled. More info

Recipe Ideas:
Creamy Potato Salad with Lemon
Roasted Potatoes with Fresh Herbs
Perfect Mashed Potatoes

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 3.25 lbs
Standard: 2.5 lbs
Small: 2 lbs
Single: 1.25 lbs
Carb-Conscious: Not Included

Cheddar Cauliflowercheddar-cauliflower-2

From: Holmquest Farms (Family Farm in Hudson, NY)

The cheddar color on this cauliflower really is so unique. Cauliflower has an exceptional nutritional density, which means it contains substantial amounts of vitamins and minerals with very few calories. Mark Twain calls cauliflower “cabbage with a college education.” For a quick fix, sauté cauliflower florets and sliced garlic in olive oil until browned and tender. To boost the flavor, toss with raisins, pine nuts, crushed red pepper, and salt. More info

Recipes Ideas:
Cauliflower Popcorn
Roasted Cauliflower
Grilled Cauliflower Steaks with Pesto
These Cauliflower Cake Recipes will Blow Your Mind

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Only Included in Carb-Conscious: 1 head

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:
Only Included in Carb-Conscious: 1 head

 


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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