May arrives this week, so along with a Royal Wedding and the Northeast Outdoor Show we get to welcome seasonal fruits and veggies back to our table that have been absent since last spring. Say hello to arugula, asparagus, chard, fava beans, garlic scapes, herbs, lettuce, radishes and more. Most of the early spring fruits and veggie in the Hudson Valley are one that folks might call "good for you." Fact is they are perfect to get us back up and running after a long winter.

Before you know it we will be welcoming strawberries, blueberries and this year's apple crop. For now, we will have to be happy with the beautiful blossoms in the orchards which will eventually lead to those delicious treats. So get out the oils, butter and spices and let's cook up some early spring greens.