On our last trip to the farmer’s market there was plenty of rhubarb but no strawberries yet. I decided to try a baked dish with rhubarb and apple and it came out perfectly tart and scrumptious. I went back for seconds. And then I had some more with my eggs for breakfast this morning.
If, like me, you’re still pretty new to eating local and seasonal foods you might be wondering what is in season at any given time in your area. Here’s a great resource to help you find out.
For the past few weeks we’ve been looking for asparagus at the farmer’s market. It started to poke out of the ground but then it got colder again. Well, the last couple days have been darn hot and local asparagus is available! If you’re thinking to yourself, “I see asparagus in the grocery store all the time, what’s the big deal?” then read on.