Eat more vegetables.
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Let the little ones cook with you! Without having helped prepare veggies, it's less likely that your tyke will try the delicious veggies on their plate. Studies have shown that getting kids cooking makes them more open to eating healthful foods (read: fruits and vegetables). With picky eating peaking between the ages of 2 and 6, letting the kids in your life interact with food in a meaningful way may make dinner smooth sailing. Both the Mayo Clinic and the American Heart Association suggest that getting kids involved with picking out produce and food prep can reduce picky eating. Share your success stories with us on Facebook!

SUPERCHARGE YOUR SCHOOL: Make sure you tell the PTA at your school about our fundraiser program, Carrots Not Candy. 

Want $100? If you think a friend would enjoy veggie delivery to their workplace, tell them to Contact Paige. Once there are 5 people signed up, we put $100 on your account. Spread the veggie word!
FUN FACT ABOUT SUBSCRIPTIONS
You can order the ADDITIONAL SUBSCRIPTIONS on a one time only basis in our website! The extra subscriptions are listed at the bottom of the newsletter. This week is a great time to try stuff:
  • Fruit Subscription: Bosc Pears
  • Herb & Allium: Celery Leaf, Savory, Sage
  • Cheese: Grated Parmesan 
We also have lots of other goodies to buy. Get shopping. Log in to your account here.

Please don't WASTE food and energy.  
ORDER/CANCEL DEADLINES
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Tuesday delivery: Saturday 11:59 pm
Wednesday: Sunday 11:59 pm
Thursday: Monday 11:59 pm
Friday: Tuesday 11:59 pm
  • Our veggie guarantee: If you're not loving something, let customer service know!!  (This is how we reduce waste and cost.)
  • 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 green needs to be as dry as possible, wrapped in a paper towel in a plastic bag and kept in the fridge crisper.

French Fingerling Potatoes Flavorful tuber potatoes. Great roasted and tossed with garlic. Skymeadow Farm (CO) 
Storage: 1-2 weeks in the pantry.
Crispy Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Caramelized Garlic
Braised Fingerling Potato Coins
Hasselback Potatoes (video)
Cucumbers Slice cucumbers thinly and toss with vinegar, olive oil, shallots and salt & pepper for a beautiful, cool end of summer dish. Add in chives, dill or parsley. Migliorelli Farm (IPM)
Storage: One week in the fridge. 
Tomato Cucumber Salad
Cucumber and Mint Salad
Easy Chilled Cucumber Soup
Cucumber Avocado Salsa
Cucumber Noodles and Peanut Sauce
Herby Cucumber Salad
Green Leaf Lettuce Put fresh salads on your table as often as you can. For a more filling and flavorful boost add roasted nuts, died cranberries, roasted sunflower seeds, shaved coconut, or chick peas. Hepworth Farms (CO) 
Storage: 4-5 days in the fridge. 
6 Salad Dressings to Know By Heart
Red Russian Kale The hardiest of kale, a Siberian variety that laughs at cold weather and flooding. Its sweet flavor is tasty in salads, but holds up in soups and stews (blanch first). Rexcroft Farms (IPM)
Storage: 5-7 days in the crisper drawer of the fridge. 
Grilled Kale
Quinoa Soup with Kale
Shiso Shiso goes with everything! Herbaceous, citrusy, a member of the mint family, also known as Japanese basil. You probably recognize it from your sushi platter. Rexcroft Farm (IPM)
Storage: Up to a week in the fridge. 
Shiso Julep
Cocktail Heirloom Tomatoes Warning: Heirlooms can be incredibly beautiful or incredibly ugly. Anyone that has been to an estate sale can verify this. Treat with care. These are fragile, which is why you don't often see them in grocery stores. Hepworth Farms (CO)
Storage: 1-5 days in the pantry until ripe, 1-2 days in the fridge. We don't recommend refrigerating tomatoes. 
Summer Heirloom Tomato Salad
Grilled Tomato and Scallion Salad
Heirloom Tomato Tart
Tomato Basil Mozzarella Salad
Super easy sauce recipe.
Easy Gazpacho
Concord Grapes Just eat the seeds. These are too delicious to fuss around with. Tousey Vineyards (FAM) 
Storage: Up to a week in the fridge. Keep very dry. 

Additional Subscriptions

  • Herb & Allium: Celery Leaf, Savory, Sage Letterbox Farm (OG) 
  • Fruit: Bosc Pears Migliorelli Farms (IPM) 
  • Cheese: Grated Parmesan Palatine Valley Dairy 
  • Bread: Roasted Garlic Country White Loaf Cafe Le Perche 
  • Pasta: Carrot Fettuccine Knoll Krest Storage: Use within a week refrigerated, or freeze for 1 month.

Any questions? Email info@field-goods.com

Key for growing methods:
  • CO - Certified Organic
  • 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. As a general rule small farms use far fewer chemicals than large industrialized operations).
  • Non-GMO - None of our products are GMO.
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