Garden-Fresh Spring Produce

See what's in season now from The Chef's Garden.

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Farmer Lee Jones Picking Rhubarb

Explore spring produce with Farmer Lee Jones. Fresh rhubarb is a springtime treat. Photograph by The Chef's Garden

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Mixed Radishes

Beautiful, small radishes should be popping up in spring farmers' markets. Try making glazed radishes for a simple side. Photograph by The Chef's Garden

Get the Recipe: Glazed Radishes

Potatoes

Look for firm, fresh potatoes. Simple potato salad is a great way to feature them. Photograph by The Chef's Garden

Get the Recipe: Baked Potato Salad

Asparagus

This is the time of year to eat asparagus, fresh from the farm. Look for lots of different colors, and try cooking them up in a chilled asparagus salad. Photograph by The Chef's Garden

Get the Recipe: Chilled Asparagus Salad

Carrots

Carrots don't have to be orange. Look for a rainbow of reds and yellows at springtime markets. Follow Ina's lead and simply sautee them for an elegant side. Photograph by The Chef's Garden

Get the Recipe: Sauteed Carrots

English Peas

Fresh peas are a sweet springtime find. Try making Minty Mashy Peas, a British favorite from Jamie Oliver. Photograph by The Chef's Garden

Get the Recipe: Minty Mushy Peas

Spinach in Tunnels

The first spinach of spring is one of Farmer Lee Jones' favorite things to eat. Sautee it up for a quick, healthy dish. Photograph by The Chef's Garden

Get the Recipe: Sauteed Spinach

Fava Beans

Get fava beans while you can! They're in season for a very short window. Follow Giada's lead for cooking and serving with fish. Photograph by The Chef's Garden

Get the Recipe: Red Snapper with Fava Bean Puree

Snow Peas

This snow pea is ready to pick and eat. Produce this fresh is best eaten simply cooked and dressed. Photograph by The Chef's Garden

Get the Recipe: Glazed Snow Peas

Ramps

Ramps are wild onions with a garlic-onion flavor. Farmer Lee Jones says we should eat them three times a day during their short season. Start with this recipe from Alex Guarnaschelli. Photograph by The Chef's Garden

Get the Recipe: Seared Shrimp Salad with Sauteed Ramps and "Pickle" Vinaigrette

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Learn more about Farmer Lee Jones and the Chef's Garden on their official web site. Photograph by The Chef's Garden

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