Meatless Monday Challenge
As an environmental scientist, I am always trying to highlight sustainable ingredients. Asparagus, when sourced locally and in season, is considered a sustainable crop.
Relative to most other vegetables, asparagus has a lower water footprint and has little to no pesticide residue. It’s also a resilient crop, making its energy requirements low.
Check when asparagus is in season in your area with this Seasonal Food Guide.
Whether you’re looking green asparagus or purple asparagus, you’ll find recipes for your springtime favorite vegetable here!