Throughout recorded history, many famous people have adored asparagus – and this luscious spring vegetable is still in demand today. Here, we share the highlights of asparagus throughout history, as well as why Farmer Lee Jones loves it so much – along with health benefits of this fresh vegetable and so much more.
Our fifth annual Roots conference took place from September 25th to 26th, and our goal was to bring together the most groundbreaking chefs, farmers, thought leaders, activists and food scientists, so we could engage in dynamic discussions about culinary innovations.
With our fresh lettuce, you can create a salad that can be appreciated as much as the entrée!
Chefs work long hours, including plenty of off hours as they arrive early in the morning to begin food prep or stay late at night providing meals to diners enjoying an evening out. And yet, 95 percent of people working in the culinary industry are also involved in charities. So, Elizabeth Andrew could be talking about chefs when she says they don’t have the time – but they do have the heart.
"Why do you feel the need to wake up in the morning; is there like a particular reason to do it? Why do I do what I do; I don't know. I don't know why as far as being creative; I mean look I suppose I was just born with a curious mind."