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Colorado's spring produce season starts with asparagus


Last updated 5/13/2020 at 1:23pm

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When tiny green asparagus tips start peeking through the ground, the spring produce season has officially started in Colorado. When buying asparagus, choose odorless stalks with dry, tight tips, and avoid limp or wilted stalks. Asparagus is fat free, sodium free, a good source of vitamin C, high in folate, and a good source of vitamin A. Look for Colorado asparagus at your local farmers' market or grocery store.

Farmers' markets will be opening across the state in May and June, but they may look a little different this year. Some markets are implementing online ordering platforms to allow...

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