Asparagus has finally arrived at the markets -- not just here and there but reliably -- so you can safely venture out to get your spring fix. Also on the tables this week: delicate greens like watercress and miner's lettuce as well as radishes, fiddlehead ferns, and sugar snap peas.
Recently opened markets:
Bellevue: Thursdays, 3-7 p.m., at 1717 Bellevue Way N.E.
Phinney: Fridays, 3-7 p.m., at 6532 Phinney Ave. N.
and Crossroads: Opens Tuesday, May 27, noon-5 p.m., located in the mall parking lot at N.E. Eighth St. and 156th Ave. N.E., also in Bellevue.
For a list of more markets -- already running, and soon to open -- check here.