In case you aren’t able to make it to this month’s asparagus-themed Food Truck Fridays in Pasco, an inaugural Asparagus Festival is planned May 7.
The Washington Asparagus Commission has teamed up with the Pasco Chamber of Commerce and Franklin PUD for the celebration for those 21 and older.
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The festival is from 4 to 9 p.m. at Middleton Six Sons Farms at 1050 Pasco-Kahlotus Road.
Pasco’s own Gordon Brothers Estate and Richland’s Paper Street Brewery will be selling drinks while food trucks and vendors Kindra’s Wok n Roll, The Street Grill and Frost Me Sweet have been invited. All food vendors will incorporate asparagus into their offerings.
Live music from Badlandz will be performed from 7 to 9 p.m., and there also will be farm rides and tours.
Admission is $10 and can be purchased at the door. It comes with one ticket for a beverage and two tickets for food samples, which will include pickled asparagus from Washington and asparagus ice cream.