How Asparagus is Harvested & Packed

Asparagus is a spring and early summer crop. The asparagus plant roots store energy and nutrients throughout the winter until spring when they send up their spears. Asparagus is harvested by hand, using specialized tools and bunch and pack them all by hand. The asparagus is irrigated with a buried drip. Did you know that the same field of asparagus, (after the initial 3 years needed to establish it before harvesting), can regenerate and grow back several years in a row?

Watch this quick video to learn how asparagus is harvested and packed in Durst Organic Growers.