This earth day, visit your local farmer’s market and try some new vegetables, like asparagus, artichokes, swiss chard, green beans, spinach, and rhubarb. Asparagus is one of my favorites. Asparagus is a member of the lily plant family, and a nutritionally dense vegetable. It is high in nutrients that are important for YOUR body like, folic acid, vitamin C, and selenium. Asparagus can take 2-3 years to get established in your garden, but once it does you’ll have spears for 20 plus years. See my asparagus growing below it’s about 11 months old.
Here are some tips on how to enhance the flavor of fresh asparagus spears:
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