Produce on the hoof

The property we live on is located in a very fertile valley and has been farmed in the past.  In the springtime evidence of this just pops up sometimes.

 

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This is the road that Nerone and I walk down sometimes.  Costotantino always makes sure to cut this patch.  After he cuts, look what appears…

 

 

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wild asparagus. 

 

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Someone comes along and harvests it.  Probably Costo or his wife, Lecca.  Nearer to the house, behind the garage  is a patch of artichokes

 

 

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(Don’t miss the snails in the upper right)

 

 

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I know Lecca cuts these. 

 

But the not to be missed item is….

 

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My celery!  It is very crisp and very tasty.  I will be harvesting it all soon to make way for tomatoes.  It is a true treat. 

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