Asparagus season has been underway for a week or two now. It'll be all things asparagus for at least another month.
The French preference is for the blanched, white asparagus. The black polythene keeps photosynthesis away - no chlorophyll here.
This is the courtyard to one of the most magnificent asparagus farms around.
It's been in his family for generations.
With views to the villages and chateaux of Beynac and Castelnaud, the panorama is also magnifique.