Because of the mild weather this winter, asparagus season arrived earlier than usual. I bought my first local bunch at the end of April. Did you know that as the days get warmer, asparagus spears can grow up to 10 inches in 24 hours, requiring farmers to harvest them daily? At first, I was alarmed by this information. Standing at the edge of an asparagus field on the North Fork, I thought I could...
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