ASPARAGUS now available in the farm shop
How to pick: Watch our short YouTube video below for an asparagus picking tutorial. Simply snap each individual stalk of asparagus and pop it into your bag. We encourage you to bring your own plastic bags to reduce plastic use.
Ready picked: If PYO is not for you then we have a skilled team of professionals in the fields who pick our best every single day. You can find our ready-picked fruit in the Farm Shop fridges. If you would like to order a large volume of fruit or vegetables for an event, we’ll be more than happy to help. Please drop us a message via our contact form or call the shop on 01865 358 309.
What we grow: We grow three different varieties of asparagus so we can offer you the very best tasting asparagus across the longest possible season. The Rectory Farm asparagus season starts with Mondeo, which produces an impressive yield early in the season. We follow this with Gijnlim and finally our Millenium asparagus: both of these varieties see us through to the middle of June.
Did you know? To grow a strong crown (this is the root system underground) asparagus is not picked for the first two years after planting. We then pick from the same plants for another eight years.