Featured Harvest

The Harvest of the Month Featured Produce is Asparagus!

In season hMarch, April and May

Nutrition Benefits

  • Low calorie
  • Fat free
  • Sodium free
  • Cholesterol free
  • High in vitamin C, A and Folate

Fun Facts

  • Oceana County, Michigan is the self-proclaimed asparagus capital of the world. The county produces two-thirds of the state's spears and hosts the National Asparagus Festival in June each year to celebrate the harvest.

Produce tips

  • Choose odorless asparagus stalks with dry, tight tips. Avoid wilted or limp stalks.
  • Refrigerate asparagus for up to four days by wrapping ends of stalks in a wet paper towel and placing in a plastic bag.

Source: Fruit and Veggies Matter More.

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