Now that spring is here - at least that's what the calendar says - good fresh fruits and vegetables are just around the corner for most of us in the northern hemisphere. After winter, your body wants the vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients found in fresh produce. The Lean Green Bean recommends branching out and trying these vegetables (that is, if you haven't already): artichoke, asparagus, radishes, and snap peas. (This year, we're growing all but the artichokes on the farm).
Speaking of asparagus, look what I discovered poking through the ground this evening: