Vale of Evesham asparagus is on a mission to the EU next week to encourage its European neighbours to go green as part of the celebrations for this year’s www.britishasparagusfestival.org
MEP Anthea McIntyre will host a visit by growers, retailers and restaurateurs as well as St. George and Gus the Asparagus Man to the EU Parliament. The delegation from Worcestershire, dressed head-to-toe in green, will set off from the historic Fleece Inn at Bretforton on Monday 24th at 11am with a giant round of freshly-cut "gras", courtesy of Revill’s Farm Shop at Defford. Asparagus from the Vale of Evesham is considered by many to be the finest in the world thanks to its unbeatable quality, colour and flavour.
Commenting on the visit, Anthea McIntyre said:
"If you love fresh asparagus,...