What gives purple asparagus its color? Does it taste different from green asparagus? Join Chef Katie Simmons at the farmer's market as she shares the antioxidant superpower that connects purple asparagus to blueberries and pomegranate. Plus, learn a quick healthy salad recipe.
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Mick Klug Farms in St. Joseph, MI grew these beautiful stalks. They're also known for their strawberries, peaches, and ciders: http://mickklugfarm.com/-/
Chicago’s largest and first year-round sustainable farmers market, Green City Market provides a marketplace for purchasing sustainably grown food and connecting farmers and local producers directly to chefs and the greater Chicago community. http://www.greencitymarket.org/about/market-location-and-hours.asp
Supporting the mission that everyone should have access to high-quality food produced in a sustainable and equitable way: http://www.slowfoodchicago.org/
About the Author:
Chef Katie Simmons
Katie is a Personal Chef based in Chicago. She specializes in creating delicious, healthy recipes for those with special dietary concerns like gluten-free, oil-free, plant-based, and low-residue. Outside of the kitchen, she is a Fitness Instructor for Equinox, with over 13 years experience in the fitness industry, and a blogger for Kuli Kuli Foods. For fun, she loves to travel, with her most recent travel involving 10 days of hiking in the Patagonia of Argentina and Chile.