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local asparagus

Madrid May 25, 2010 11:11 AM

I know about Verrill Farm and Wilson Farm.....anybody seen any at farmers' markets? Siena Farm at Copely today told me they have only a small amount and are trying to get some from Verrill, but not yet.


Verrill Farm
11 Wheeler Rd, Concord, MA, MA 01742

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    Spenbald May 25, 2010 03:42 PM

    Pardon my lack of a name, but there was a farm selling their own asparagus in the rain at last week's new Cambridge Center farmer's market. It was good, but a little steeply priced ($8/lb?) We paid about $5 at Verrill this Sunday, and it was thinner and more tender.

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    1. re: Spenbald
      BostonZest May 25, 2010 05:02 PM

      It was Warner farm and I have to say it was about the best I've ever had. They had a choice of organic or not at two different price points. When I arrive at the market I learned they were last getting there because they were out picking asparagus. I opted for organic and it was fantastic.

      Photo here.


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