Asparagus, Morels, and Stone Fruit

Best of the best: what we’re most excited about right now

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We’re at that place in Spring where asparagus of all kinds are peaking, luxe mushrooms like morels, bluefoots and the difficult-to-obtain cepes rule, and stone fruit is just beginning, but far from it’s peak.  It’s a good time to take early-season stone fruit and shave it, grill it, hard-roast it, or cook it down to get the most from it.

Current staff favorites not listed below: Maine Duck Eggs, Heiwa Organic Tofu from Maine (stay tuned for a post coming soon on this local, hand-crafted tofu) and Japanese Aged Shoyu, or small-batch hand-made soy sauce, imported from Japan.  This shoyu, like a hardcore bourbon, shouldn’t get mixed with anything, just used directly for dipping raw fish or veg. Tuck away a bottle for VIP sashimi.

  • Equinox Farms, Sheffield, MA
  • Native Mesclun Mix
  • New Jersey Asparagus
  • Jumbo French White Asparagus
  • Life Force Farm, Bowdoinham, ME
  • Organic Spring-Dug Parsnips
  • Native Fiddleheads
  • Wild Ramps
  • Wild Oregon Pousse-Pied
  • Crown o’ Maine Organics
  • Last of the Season: Chantenay Carrots & Purple Dragon Carrots
  • Oregon Field-Grown Rhubarb
  • Fresh Green Almonds
  • Fresh Oregon Morels
  • French Bluefoot Mushrooms
  • Ward’s Farm, Sharon, MA
  • Native French Breakfast Radishes
  • Native Easter Egg Radishes
  • Coming Tuesday: French Mousseron Mushrooms
  • Fitz Kelly Farm
  • Reedley, CA
  • Tree-Ripe Peaches
  • Tree-Ripe Nectarines
  • California Nectarines
  • California Peaches
  • California Apricots
  • California Cherries
  • Brown Turkey Figs – ½ trays only (limited)
  • Imported Blood Oranges
  • Seville Sour Oranges
  • Champagne Mangoes
  • Seedless Pink Muscat Grapes
  • Fresh Fava Beans
  • Fresh English Peas
  • Spring Onions
  • Baby Artichokes
  • Fresh Garbanzo Beans
  • Knoll Farm, Brentwood, CA
  • Green Garlic
  • Fava Leaves
  • Cardoon
  • Wild Rapini
  • Pea Tendrils
  • Sorrel
  • Lavender (limited)
  • Chocolate Mint (limited)
  • Lemon Verbena (limited)
  • Mustard Flowers (limited)
  • Radish Flowers (limited)
  • Coming Tuesday, May 19~
  • French Mousseron Mushrooms


By Diego Maldonado