Asparagus harvest begins in California

March 15, 2013 12:07:33 AM PDT
A few busy weeks ahead for asparagus growers. They're expected to begin the spring harvest.

Farmers say they expect a steady supply of California-grown asparagus available in grocery stores later this month. California is the major asparagus-growing areas are the Delta, the Salinas Valley and the western San Joaquin Valley. They supply most of the western United States.