Saturday Market

“Through winter-time we call on spring,
And through the spring on summer call,
And when abounding hedges ring
Declare that winter’s best of all;
And after that there’s nothing good
Because the spring-time has not come….” –William Butler Yeats (1865-1939), from The Wheel

Asparagus
Asparagus

Asparagus
Asparagus. At extreme right are some green onions.

Kale
Kale

Pea shoots
Pea shootsThese are lovely simply stir-fried in peanut oil, with garlic and ginger, or in a pesto with extra-virgin olive oil, lemon juice, cilantro and a whisper of cheese.

Ramps
Ramps

Cute puppy
Cute puppy

Asparagus
AsparagusNot cheap at $4 a bunch, but they beat out those tired spears from Mexico with the inedible woody ends that you might see at your local supermarket or Wal-Mart.

Flowers

Have a great weekend, everyone!

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