Spring Prospects after Mild Winter


First wave of spring vegetables begins By Rebecca Taggart Winter has been very mild this year for most of us who don’t live in Alaska. The general lack of snow and cold is attributable to unusual patterns in the Arctic and North Atlantic Oscillations, which have kept the jet stream more northerly than usual. The [...]

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The Age of Asparagus


By Heidi Lewis “This is the dawning of the age of asparagus, the age of asparagus, as-pari-gusss!” Spring has sprung, and green shoots and blossoms abound. Evidence of new growth is exactly what’s in our east coast TakeHome case this week—asparagus. This almost leafless member of the lily family is the springtime delicacy we await [...]

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