When it comes to asparagus, it’s hard not to feel greedy. Their season is long-awaited and, up until recently, hard to find unless homegrown. It’s with great pleasure that I’ve watched increasing numbers of farmers make the commitment of the land and time it takes to first harvest — up to three growing seasons — to supply us with this springtime treat. 210 more words
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I wait impatiently until the first puny ears are offered here in the Pioneer Valley, and then will try one, knowing full well that the real, gen-u-wine article — sweet, crunchy, delectable, kernels popping into a waiting mouth — will still take a few more weeks. 130 more words
September is here. We celebrated Labor Day, then enjoyed “Tumbleweed Tuesday,” and now we are energized for our busiest season of all – harvest time! Autumn on the North Fork is one of our favorites, along with other visitors to the East End as well. 176 more words
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Say the name “Franny’s” to any pizza-loving New Yorker, and they’ll grow visibly excited. 1,042 more words