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Recipe: Asparagus Quiche

Chef’s note: Asparagus will be at its most flavorful in this dish if blanched, roasted or grilled first. 1 pie crust, uncooked (recipe»») 8 eggs 1/2 cup sour cream 1 cup milk 1 tsp. smooth Dijon mustard 1… Read More

What’s in Season on Martha’s Vineyard: June

These are approximate harvest dates for our seasonal farm produce. Please keep in mind that many yields tend to start small and increase over a period of days to weeks, depending on the weather.

Recipe: Spring Asparagus Smoothie

This is a great use for off-sized stalks of asparagus and ripe but bruised strawberries. The woody bottom ends of the asparagus should not be used here.

Recipe: Asparagus and Spring Onion Potage

This potage calls for a home-made stock, so save those vegetable trimmings!

Recipe: Roasted Asparagus

Notes: Thick-stalk asparagus works well with this technique, but will require a bit more cooking time than pencil-thin spears.  Peeling the ends of the asparagus is not recommended: peeled stalks may dry out in the roasting process. Wintered… Read More

Recipe: Quick-Braised Asparagus with Dijon-Herb Pan Sauce

Martha’s Vineyard cookbook author and magazine editor Susie Middleton kindly gave us this recipe. She says “This is one of my very favorite preparations for fresh, local, big meaty spears of asparagus. There’s a depth of flavor here… Read More

What’s in Season on Martha’s Vineyard: May

These are approximate harvest dates for our seasonal farm produce. Please keep in mind that many yields, such as asparagus and strawberries, tend to start small and increase over a period of days to weeks, depending on the… Read More

Asparagus Update

We are picking asparagus every other day now, about 25 to 30 pounds at a time. There are another six to seven weeks left to the season, but it will probably take until about May 20 for us… Read More

Recipe: Baked Eggs with Leeks, Spinach and Asparagus

Early-season spinach, available during asparagus season, is naturally tender. Just remove the stems prior to washing. If you’re using thick-stalk asparagus, peel the stem above the natural break.

Four Weeks Left!

Strawberry plants in the greenhouse

As of this morning at 9 a.m., there are exactly four weeks left until we reopen the farmstand for 2018. Friday, May 4 is the big day, and we’re hoping for an earlier asparagus season this year! The… Read More