In Your Bag: Week of December 30th

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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:

  • Kipfler Potatoes
  • Apple Cider
  • Yellow & Red Onions
  • Cranberries
  • Butterhead Lettuce
  • Soldier Beans

Single Bags Include:

  • Kipfler Potatoes
  • Apple Cider
  • Yellow & Red Onions
  • Cranberries
  • Butterhead Lettuce

Carb-Conscious Bags Include:

  • Butterhead Lettuce
  • Soldier Beans
  • Yellow & Red Onions
  • Spring Mix
  • Curly Kale

Mixed Fruit Bags

  • Jonagold Apples: Fix Brothers Fruit Farm (Family Farm in Hudson, NY)
  • Asian Pears: Evergreen Farm (Integrated Pest Management in Hamilton Township, NJ)
  • Kiwi: Product of Chile (Conventional)
  • Petite Bananas: Product of Ecuador (Conventional)

Additional Subscriptions

  • Bread: [East NY / West CT / North NJ] Seeded Sourdough Rye from Bread Alone (Kingston, NY);
    [Syracuse / North NY] Focaccia from Bread Alone (Kingston, NY)
  • Salad Mix: Autumn Mix from Radicle Farm (Organically Grown in New York, NY)
  • Yogurt: Plain Yogurt from North Country Creamery (Organically Grown in Keeseville, NY)
  • Cheese: [Monday / Tuesday] Goblin Swiss from Crosswinds Farm & Creamery (Organically Grown in Ovid, NY)
    [Thursday / Friday] Apple Cinnamon Goat from R&G Cheesemakers (Troy, NY)
  • Eggs: One Dozen from Latremore Farm (Certified Organic in Chazy, NY)
  • Pasta: Spätzle from The Vermont Spätzle Company (Arlington, VT)
  • Fruit: Mutsu Apples from Fix Brothers Fruit Farm (Family Farm in Hudson, NY)
  • Herb & Allium: Shallots from Schoharie Valley Farms (Organically Grown in Schoharie, NY)

Kipfler 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: 2.15 lbs
Standard: 1.85 lbs
Small: 1.3 lbs
Single: 1.3 lbs
Carb-Conscious: Not Included

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

Yellow and Red Onions

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

Onions – Yellow Caramelize onions in 10 minutes: Place chopped onions in a dry pan without salt and cook over medium-high heat until dark brown and softened, about five minutes. Add oil and a pinch of salt, then cook for five more minutes until completely soft. Throw on top of bread for a snack, or use as a garnish to just about any meat or fish. Add to pasta, soup, or pizza. More info

Onions – Red Braise, glaze, roast or eat raw. Fabulous in salads, soups, and baked dishes. Red Onions are most often used in salads and salsa because of their lovely red color, which can get washed out when cooked. More info

Recipes Ideas:
Balsamic-Glazed Red Onions
Roasted Red Onion and Garlic Soup
Grilled Mixed Peppers and Yellow Onions
Balsamic Grilled Yellow Onions
Caramelized Yellow Onions

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 2 lbs
Standard: 2 lbs
Small: 1.3 lbs
Single: 1 lbs
Carb-Conscious: 1.2 lbs

Apple Cider

From: Migliorelli Farm (Integrated Pest Management in Red Hook, NY)

There is nothing like fresh pressed apple cider. Migliorelli Farm makes their cider fresh each week from their own apples. 5 Fun Ways to Spice Up Apple Cider

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


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: 1.1 lbs
Standard: 1 lbs
Small: 0.85 lbs
Single: 0.7 lbs
Carb-Conscious: Not Included

Parboiled Soldier Beansparboiled-soldier-beans

FromVermont Bean Crafters (Certified Organic in Waitsfield, Vermont)

According to Vermont Bean Crafters, some say “soldier” comes from the markings near the eye of an 18th Century European soldier. This white bean works best in spreads, stews, and cooked dishes.

Recipe Ideas:
Soldier Bean and Vegetable Bowl with Walnut Pesto
White-Bean Soup with Bacon and Herbs
Soldier Bean and Summer Squash Recipes

How Much to Expect in Your Bag:
Family: 2 16oz packs
Standard: 1 16oz pack
Small: 1 16oz pack
Single: Not Included
Carb-Conscious: 1 16oz pack

Curly Kale

From: Product of the USA (Conventionally Grown)

Easy to cook and incredibly healthy. For a quick dish, cook kale for a minute in a pot of boiling water. Drain, squeeze out excess water, and sauté with olive oil and garlic for just a couple minutes. Remember to try kale chips if you haven’t yet! More info

Recipe Ideas:
How to Prep Kale
Kale-Romaine Caesar Salad
Lemony Kale Salad
Grilled Kale
Kale Chips

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

Spring Mix
spring mix

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

This is a 5-ounce, pesticide-free, unique salad that includes arugula, mizunas, and mustard greens. The mixes are specially grown for Field Goods!

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




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.


  • 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.


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