John Trotter/ Special to The Bee

“Delta asparagus, the bright pride of the Delta. There’ve been times when we said, ‘This is California asparagus,’ when we’d have to mumble under our breath ‘Baja,’ because that’s part of California. Truth is, because of the weather and the rain holding out for us, this actually comes from the Delta. By this point, the asparagus had probably been going for about a week.”

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