Between April, when weather permitting the harvest begins, and June 20th, when, by tradition, the harvest must end, the talk throughout Berlin and much of Germany revolves around spargel, or white asparagus, shown here in a farm store in Beelitz, Germany.
Between April, when weather permitting the harvest begins, and June 20th, when, by tradition, the harvest must end, the talk throughout Berlin and much of Germany revolves around spargel, or white asparagus, shown here in a farm store in Beelitz, Germany. Matt Schofield / MCT
Between April, when weather permitting the harvest begins, and June 20th, when, by tradition, the harvest must end, the talk throughout Berlin and much of Germany revolves around spargel, or white asparagus, shown here in a farm store in Beelitz, Germany. Matt Schofield / MCT

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