The Friendly Asparagus

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Asparagus is not only people friendly, it is also earth friendly.  Because asparagus is a spring vegetable, it needs relatively little fertilizer, pest and weed control, and water. We found a wonderful article on Delish.com about how to cook asparagus. We’ll give you a taste here and then you can dig in further by going to this link. You can either grill, … Read More

The Friendly Asparagus

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We found a wonderful article on Delish.com about how to cook asparagus. We’ll give you a taste here and then you can dig in further by going to this link. You can either grill, roast, sauté, or blanch asparagus, but no matter the method you choose, make sure to follow this very important tip: Snap off the woody ends. You’ll want to … Read More

English Peas to Meet You

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This week bring us our first round of peas! A rather elegant variety, English peas are easy to prepare and don’t require cooking. If you do want to cook ‘em, use like edamame and do not eat the shell. Here’s a tutorial for super fast shelling. These peas are adorable, bright green and round, so we like to leave as is and … Read More

Signs of Spring

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Finally, the asparagus has arrived! A springtime favorite, asparagus graces us with its presence for a quick two months so we’ve got to get it while the gettin’s good. Everyone is familiar with it, but some of us may be cooking it not quite right. Did you know asparagus can be eaten raw? It’s great! Some tips for cooking up … Read More

Can You Believe Winter is Finally Over?

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Alright, Thursday gave us a bit of a scare (flurries on April 23rd? Who gave the okay on that one?), but fear not! For spring has truly sprung on our farms and winter has ended. This week’s Field Goods Favorite is asparagus! Pair that with some overwintered rapini AKA broccoli rabe– a match made in green, green heaven. What’s that? … Read More