Asparagus

Did you know?

  • There are approximately 250 asparagus growers in California.
  • California produces more than 70 percent of the nation's fresh market asparagus.
  • The state’s asparagus growers spend nearly $55.6 million annually in California, which creates a ripple effect of overall business activity projected to total nearly $91.4 million annually or about $250,350 each day of the year.
  • According to the National Cancer Institute, asparagus is the highest tested food containing glutathione, one of the body's most potent cancer fighters.
  • The first documented production of asparagus in California dates back to 1852.

For more information about California asparagus, click HERE.

Alex MacLachlan
Avocado Farmer
California Avocado Grill
Bonsall, California
Janet Louie
Cut Flower Farmer
Green Valley Floral
Salinas, California
Dean Devine
Cherry Farmer
Lodi Cherry & Hughson Cherry
Lodi, California
Virginia Hemly Chhabra
Pear Farmer
Greene & Hemly, Inc.
Courtland, California
Barbara Cecchini
Asparagus Farmer
Cecchini & Cecchini
Brentwood, California
Jasbir Singh Kullar
Kiwi Farmer
Kullar Farms and
Sunrise Kiwi Packing
Gridley, California