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More Asparagus at the Farmers’ Market this Saturday

Fresh, Friendly, Local


Were you able to buy our fresh, locally grown asparagus last Saturday?

If you were not, Janean Bowen, Treasurer for the Atchison Farmers’ Market, will be at the Market again this Saturday, April 22, from 8 a.m. until sold out.  Come early to get your Springtime treat!

Note:  Cash only sales until official market opening day on May 20.  No credit, debit, or SNAP sales until then as the card reader will not be available until then.

Oven Roasted Asparagus


½ lb. asparagus, trimmed of woody bottom

3 Tb olive oil

1 ½ Tb grated Parmesan cheese (optional)

1 clove garlic, minced (optional)

1 teasp. sea salt

½ teasp. ground black pepper

Place the asparagus into a mixing bowl, and drizzle with the olive oil. Toss to coat the spears, then sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, garlic, salt, and pepper. Arrange the asparagus onto a baking sheet in a single layer. Bake in the preheated oven until just tender, 12 to 15 minutes depending on thickness.

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