Why Washington?

Washington’s mineral-rich volcanic soils, abundant natural water supply, warm sunny days and cool nights provide ideal growing conditions for asparagus.

Our state’s hardworking family farmers hand-harvest asparagus from early April into the third week of June in a typical growing year. You’ll find asparagus prep tips, facts, local happenings and more here!

Asparagus Recipes

Selecting, storing and preparing Washington asparagus is easy! Let’s get cooking.

Asparagus Facts

Get to know your asparagus: from types, to nutrition info, selection, production and more!

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    Contact Info

    Washington Asparagus Commission
    2621 Ringold Rd – Eltopia WA, 99330


    Alan Schreiber – Executive Director

    Liesl Zappler – Assistant Director

    For Media Inquiries
    Heather Jensvold