Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

Asparagus

 

Photo Courtesy of Mike Heath

Above: Freshly harvested asparagus.

This week I finished one harvest. Asparagus. Besides green peas, asparagus is one of my most favorite vegetables. In fact, just because the harvest is done doesn't mean that I'm finished cutting it. While I'm out weeding or working in the garden, I've been known to cut a spear or two and eat fresh, right there, as a snack. Just like picking the currants as a snack later in the season. Not only is asparagus tasty, but it contains a whole bunch of nutrients. And fresh asparagus is even better. Besides the basic vitamins and minerals, it is also a great source of antioxidants, Antioxidants are...



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