Fresh local asparagus from Thronton's Asparagus Farm, in Erinsville, Ontario, now at Glenburnie Grocery! This is just the beginning of the summer harvest!
Wonderful facts about asparagus that you should know:
-it is a good source of protein
-it is a significant source of thiamin and vitamin B6
-it is fat and cholesterol free
-it is one of the richest sources of rutin, which strengthens capillary walls
-and, asparagus is one of the leading natural sources of folacin and glutathione, 2 nutrients which prevent disease!
* facts sources from website - asparagus.on.ca