Field to Fork

Asparagus grows from crowns... <need some wording from dad here>

When ready to harvest, the spears that are long enough are harvest by hand. We use special Asparagus Buggies to help our cutters to move quickly around the field:

The asparagus is collected in crates which are then transported to the pack house where the asparagus is then washed thoroughly:


                               

                                 

                                                                  Asparagus Crown Planting      


New Growth in the Field
   New Asparagus Growing in the Field



                                                                                  Harvesting       




         To keep the asparagus as fresh as possible we quickly cool the asparagus in icy cold water in the hydro cooler





                                                                           Asparagus 

The asparagus is then cut to size, graded according to quality and packed by the pack house team: