New Market Post: Shaved Asparagus Salad

I am so excited – my neighborhood farmer’s market opens this week! On Sunday, June 5th, The Montavilla Farmer’s Market officially opens for the 2011 season.

I’ve been volunteering with the market for a few months now, and I have nothing but good things to say about the market, the vendors, and the volunteers. I’m so lucky to live next to such a great little farmer’s market!

As part of my volunteer duties, I occasionally blog for the market. In honor of opening day, I just posted a new blog with a roundup of spring recipes, including a new recipe I just tried: Shaved Asparagus Salad with Hazelnuts and Mint. This salad is so simple, and yet so fresh and tasty. I never knew that raw asparagus could be so delicious and tender!

Head on over to the Montavilla Farmer’s Market blog to see the full post and recipe!

5 Responses

  1. danielle says:

    can i just say that i love the montavilla farmer’s market? they are one of the only market’s to do the matching SNAP benefits (food stamps, for those who aren’t in the know). i really appreciate them making great food affordable.
    oh, and great post!

  2. I love asparagus in the springtime. That’s a beautiful salad you made and I love the photo too!

  3. Very nice looking salad.. And I admire your volunteer activities

  4. leela says:

    i want this salad in my belly stat!

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