In Your Bag: Week of November 25th

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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:

  • Kale Sprouts
  • Jerusalem Artichokes
  • Parsnips
  • Butternut Squash
  • Mutsu Apples
  • Russet Potatoes

Carb-Conscious Bags Include:

  • Kale Sprouts
  • Jerusalem Artichokes
  • Parsnips
  • Red and Green Lettuce
  • Cauliflower


Mixed Fruit Bags

  • Mutsu Apples: Fix Brothers Fruit Farm (Family Farm in Hudson, NY)
  • Black Mission Figs: Product of USA (Conventional)
  • Oranges: Bernard Ranches (Organically Grown in Riverside, CA)
  • Petite Bananas: Product of Ecuador (Conventional)

Additional Subscriptions

  • Bread: [East NY / West CT / North NJ] Seeded Sourdough from Bread Alone (Kingston, NY);
    [Syracuse / North NY] Focaccia from Bread Alone (Kingston, NY)
  • Salad Mix: Heirloom Mix from Radicle Farm (Organically Grown in New York, NY)
  • Yogurt: Plain Yogurt from North Country Creamery (Organically Grown in Keeseville, NY)
  • Cheese: Pepper Jack from North Country Creamery (Organically Grown in Keeseville, NY)
  • Eggs: One Dozen from Latremore Farm (Certified Organic in Chazy, NY)
  • Pasta: Whole Grain Spaccatelli from Sfoglini Pasta (Certified Organic in Coxsackie, NY)
  • Fruit: Cranberries from Spring Rain Farm (Organically Grown in East Taunton, MA)
  • Herb & Allium: Yellow Onions from Dagele Brothers Farm (Integrated Pest Management in Florida, NY)

Kale Sproutsfreshly harvested kale sprouts on a white background

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

We’ve been waiting all year for these babies! Grown specially for us! They are amazing roasted at 425 with olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic and parm cheese. Get them while you can, they are around for only a short time. Treat them as you would Brussels sprouts.

Recipes 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: 1.35 lbs
Standard: 1 lb
Small: 0.9 lbs
Single: 0.65 lbs
Carb-Conscious: 0.8 lbs

Jerusalem Artichokessunchoke

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

Jerusalem Artichokes (aka sunchokes) are starchy sunflower tubers. Their nutty taste resembles a cross between artichokes and potatoes or water chestnuts. Like potatoes, sunchokes can be eaten with or without the skin, which has great nutritional value. Roast, sauté, bake, boil or steam. Raw sunchokes make a fantastic snack or addition to salads.

Recipes Ideas:
Roasted Garlic Sunchokes
Shaved Sunchoke Salad with Parmesan and Arugula
8 Chefs Suggest What To Do With Sunchokes
Crispy Jerusalem Artichokes with Balsamic Vinegar

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 1.25 lbs
Standard: 1.25 lbs
Small: 0.9 lbs
Single: 0.9 lbs
Carb-Conscious: 0.75 lbs

ParsnipsParsnip

From: Schoharie Valley Farms (Organically Grown in Schoharie, NY)

One of our customers told us that they just don’t know what to do with parsnips. Peel them like carrots, cut them up and roast in the oven with just a bit of olive oil. TOO EASY. They are sweet and fabulous…promise. Their delicious nutty flavor is also ideal for roasts, stews and soups.

Recipe Ideas:
Creamy Parsnip Soup
Pureed Roasted Parsnips
Parsnip Fries
Creamy Parsnip Mash

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 3.3 lbs
Standard: 2.45 lbs
Small: 1.85 lbs
Single: 1.2 lbs
Carb-Conscious: 1 lb

Butternut SquashButternut squash

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

Fantastic roasted, in soup, or pureed and frozen if you can’t use it right away. The riper the butternut squash, the more orange and sweet it gets. This is why local butternut is so fantastic!

Recipe Ideas:
Roasted Butternut and Carrots
Curried Butternut Squash Soup
Butternut Squash Gratin
25 of the Best Butternut Recipes

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

Russet Potatoesrusset-potatoes

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

With its white flesh, these dry and fluffy russet potatoes are great for baking, mashing, and french fries! More info

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

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 3 lbs
Standard: 2.5 lbs
Small: 1.8 lbs
Single: 1 lb
Carb-Conscious: Not Included

Mutsu Applesmutsu crispin apple

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

The perfect baking apple. The Mutsu apple was developed in Japan in the 1930’s, where it was coined the Million Dollar Apple. Sumo wrestler-size apples! More info

Recipe Ideas:
Old-fashioned Apple Crisp
Apple Pie
Apple Turnovers
Apple Pancakes

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 3 lbs
Standard: 3 lbs
Small: 1.6 lbs
Single: 1 lbs
Carb-Conscious: Not Included

CauliflowerCauliflower

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

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

Red & Green Leaf Lettuce
Multicolored 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

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.

REFERRAL PROGRAMS: 

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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 25th”

    1. Hello! Since this was for Thanksgiving week deliveries, there were some pick-up sites that were not open for deliveries. That’s why we sent out emails to communicate which sites would be open or closed. Sorry for any confusion! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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