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Crop 101: Asparagus

We have 3 acres of Asparagus on the farm. Our oldest patch was planted in 2000. Our newest patch was planted in 2015, and includes the first purple asparagus we’ve ever grown.  We will only harvest a few spears from the new patch this year.  We want it to have a good strong foundation, and […]

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Asparagus tips and recipe ideas

There are oodles of ways to prepare asparagus and they all add a unique flavor to this spring-time vegetable. At Sidney & Anthony’s wedding the end of April, we had marinated asparagus which is essentially pickled asparagus with a great tangy flavor.  The slender tips still have a bite, but the vinegar helps to break down some of the […]

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