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Elna Edgar’s asparagus fields near Innisfail are picked almost bare by the end of June.

Asparagus operation a labour of love for Innisfail growers

The tender vegetable isn’t supposed to grow in central Alberta — but that didn’t stop the Edgar family


If you asked her today, Elna Edgar would admit that the folks at Alberta Agriculture were “absolutely right” 30 years ago when they said asparagus couldn’t be grown in their little corner of central Alberta. “It’s the most quirky, odd, drive-you-crazy vegetable that you can imagine,” said Edgar, who owns and operates Edgar Farms near […] Read more