In Your Bag: Week of December 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, Standard, and Small Bags Include:

  • Butterhead Lettuce
  • Watermelon Radish
  • Parsnips
  • Jester Squash
  • Cranberries
  • Garlic

Single Bags Include:

  • Butterhead Lettuce
  • Watermelon Radish
  • Parsnips
  • Jester Squash
  • Cranberries

Carb-Conscious Bags Include:

  • Butterhead Lettuce
  • Watermelon Radish
  • Parsnips
  • Garlic
  • Spinach


Mixed Fruit Bags

  • Fuji Apples: Fix Brothers Fruit Farm (Family Farm in Hudson, NY)
  • Bosc Pears: First Fruits Farm (Integrated Pest Management in Freeland, MD)
  • Yellow Nectarines: Product of USA (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] Cinnamon Twist 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: Feta from R&G Cheesemakers (Troy, NY)
  • Eggs: One Dozen from Latremore Farm (Certified Organic in Chazy, NY)
  • Pasta: Small Shells from Sfoglini Pasta (Certified Organic in Coxsackie, NY)
  • Fruit: Fuji Apples fromFix Brothers Fruit Farm (Family Farm in Hudson, NY)
  • Herb & Allium: Yellow Onions from Dagele Brothers Farm (Integrated Pest Management in Florida, NY)

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: 2
Standard: 2
Small: 1
Single: 1
Carb-Conscious: 1

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: 2.75 lbs
Standard: 2 lbs
Small: 1.5 lbs
Single: 1.5 lbs
Carb-Conscious: 1.4 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: 2.75 lbs
Standard: 2.2 lbs
Small: 1.5 lbs
Single: 1.5 lbs
Carb-Conscious: 1 lb

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

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

Jesters are oval in shape with small green and orange ribs. Like a delicata squash, it’s best for stuffing and roasting.

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

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

Garlicgarlic cloves

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

According to the New York Times, garlic has been known for its therapeutic benefits since ancient times. Studies have linked it to lower cholesterol, serum triglyceride, and blood pressure levels. Sulfur-containing compounds including allicin give garlic its pungency, along with high levels of vitamin C, vitamin B6, manganese and selenium, which seem to be responsible for garlic’s beneficial cardiovascular effects. Allicin is a powerful antibacterial and antiviral agent. You can freeze whole bulbs of garlic and individual cloves, which ends up making the cloves much easier to peel. One of our favorites is roasted garlic, which subdues its intensity to soften and bring out its sweetness!

Recipes Ideas:
How to Roast Garlic
Garlic Broth
44-Clove Garlic Soup with Parmesan Cheese
Chicken with Cloves of Garlic

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 0.65 lbs
Standard: 0.5 lbs
Small: 0.5 lbs
Single: Not Included
Carb-Conscious: 0.35 lbs

Spinach
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From: Radicle Farm (Organically Grown in New York, NY)

Spinach is best when eaten raw or lightly braised. To braise, toss with hot oil and garlic for a few minutes and then add splash of liquid. We like to add Parmesan cheese. If you choose to steam the spinach, wash and steam for just 5-10 minutes. This preparation method preserves nutrient content. More info

Recipes Ideas:
Spinach with Nutmeg and Lemon
Garlic Sautéed Spinach
Perfect Spinach Salad

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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