Eat more vegetables.
Theme: You Can't Beat the Beet!

Seems people have a love-hate relationship with the beet. We have been very successful in turning haters into lovers by recommending that people try roasted beets or shredded raw beets. However, if you're a committed “no way, no how am I eating beets" person, we have an alternative for you…hair dye!

All you have to do is boil the beets until tender, then remove them from the now very red water. Place the beets in a plastic bag and give them to a friend. Let the beet juice cool and add to a partially empty shampoo bottle. Wash your hair and let the shampoo stay in for a few minutes. Look in the mirror and convince yourself you really see a difference…it is supposed to work.

All the techniques we have found involve washing your hair after beet infusion, which frankly doesn’t make a lot of sense to us. Maybe the best technique would be to just dump the pot of beet juice on your head (but wouldn’t that turn your face red?). Alternative: try it on someone else first. Should you give it a go, send us before and after pictures and we will send you more beets!
 

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Edamame - Frozen
Markristo Farm (CO)

Bring 6 cups of salted water to a boil, toss in the edamame, and cook for 5 minutes until tender and easily release from their pod. Strain and sprinkle with coarse salt. Boom. Done! Add lime and mint if you're feeling fancy.

Sweet and Spicy Soy Glazed Edamame
Edamame with Garlic Chili Sauce
Roasted Edamame

Apple Cider
Fishkill Farms (IPM)

What a treat! Sit back and relax with a good old fashioned cup of sweet cider. Want to change it up?

5 Fun Ways to Spice Up Apple Cider
Red Beets
Sweetland Farm (OG)

Chop and slow roast at 350 for 1 hour. Julienne the beets and toss with oil and lemon—beautiful and tasty. Roast, sauté, steam, and more... but don't boil! Boiling sacrifices the quality and flavor of the beet and releases an unpleasant aroma.

Macerated Beets
Sweet and Salty Beet Burgers
Grated Raw Beet Salad
Raw Beet "Tea" Sandwiches
Brown Sugar-Glazed Beets
Norwis Potatoes
Barber Farm (OG)

Sear in a pan or slow roast with garlic and herbs in the oven. Either way you'll love these beauts! They're also spectacular in soups and chowders, mashed up, or turned into a potato salad. Ever tried baked potatoes that look like this?!

Creamy Potato Salad with Lemon
Roasted Potatoes with Fresh Herbs
Potato and Sweet Potato Mash

Kale
Marolda Farms (IPM)

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. Just strip the leaves off the stems, place in a plastic bag with a little oil and soy sauce mixture (by little we mean enough to lightly coat—worse thing you can do is add too much), shake the bag, and place in the oven at 280 degrees for 10-15 minutes.

How to Kale
Tuscan Kale Caesar Slaw
Spicy Soy Kale Salad
Lemony Kale Salad
Tomato, Kale and Mozzarella Sandwich With Parsley
Baked Kale Chips
Grilled Kale

THESE ARE INCLUDED IN SMALL, STANDARD, AND FAMILY BAGS ONLY

Broccoli - Frozen
Shaul Farms (FAM)

Not your store-bought frozen broccoli. Lightly steam and add some butter or olive oil and a bit of parmesan cheese. Add to a plate of pasta and dinner is ready.

Steamed Broccoli Mash
Creamy Broccoli Cauliflower Soup
10 Smart Ways to Use Frozen Broccoli

THESE ARE INCLUDED IN STANDARD AND FAMILY BAGS ONLY
Onion
Cilantro
Rexcroft Farm (IPM)

Seems like people either love cilantro or can't stand it. We LOVE it! Turns out there are genetic factors as well as social influences that can make you committed to one side of the cilantro duel. 

10 Fun Uses for Extra Cilantro
22 Recipes for Cilantro's Biggest Fans


Additional Subscriptions

  • Herb & Allium: None this week
  • Fruit: Dried Jujubes from Evergreen Farm (IPM)
  • Cheese: Dill Farmers Cheese from Chaseholm Creamery (OG)
  • Bread: Organic Seeded Sourdough Rye from Bread Alone (OG)
  • Pasta: Tomato Basil Raditore from Flour City Pasta (CO)
  • Yogurt: Whole Milk 32 Ounces from North Country Creamery (OG)

Questions? Email: info@field-goods.com 

Key for Growing Methods
  • CO - Certified Organic
    Farm uses organic methods and is certified.
  • OG - Organically Grown
    Farm uses organic methods but does not have certification.
  • IPM - Integrated Pest Management
    Methods used to reduce the use of pesticides and chemical fertilizers.
  • FAM - 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.
  • All of our products are non-GMO!
    GMO stands for Genetically Modified Organism.

Veggie Guarantee and Tips!
  • Our Veggie Guarantee: If you have an issue, let customer service know! This is one way to reduce waste. Items are subject to change depending on weather and farm availability. 
  • 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! NY Times
  • Tip 3: Any greens need to be as dry as possible, wrapped in a paper towel in a plastic bag, and kept in the fridge crisper.
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