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Asparagus harvest

Spring has sprung and the asparagus spears are reaching for the sun at Edgar Farms southwest of Innisfail. Here Judy Purcell, left, Gerardo Bojorquez Barba and Edgar Farms owner Elna Edgar bring in the new crop on Tuesday afternoon.

Spring has sprung and the asparagus spears are reaching for the sun at Edgar Farms southwest of Innisfail. Here Judy Purcell, left, Gerardo Bojorquez Barba and Edgar Farms owner Elna Edgar bring in the new crop on Tuesday afternoon. The tasty green shoots will be available to the public at the farm’s annual Asparagus Festival, which this year will take place on June 1, 8 and 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. In addition to asparagus and other foods, each of the three Sundays will feature attractions such as a petting zoo, hay rides and other children’s activities.

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