Bolita beans

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Spanish settlers to the northern New Mexican region initially presented the Bolita Bean to North America. The bean was incorporated into much of the American Indian food traditions in the Four Corners region. With its high protein content and its general ease on the stomach, the Bolita Bean became an important crop, quickly becoming extensively cultivated throughout the American southwest. The beans are deep, pinkish-beigeā??almost salmon in colorā??and boast a taste richer in flavor than the Pinto bean, to which it is often compared. Unfortunately, because of this easy association, the Bolita Bean often looses out to the pinto bean in sales and cultivat

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Willows Bend Farm

  Dinwiddie, VA    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Willows Bend Farm is a family run business specializing in Heirloom Tomatoes, Open Pollinated Vegetables, Old Fashioned Flowers, Perennials, Herbs, and Hanging Baskets. Our Emporium features bulk organic herbs and spices, teas, essential oils and aromatherapy products, as well as hand crafted items. (more...)


Tierra Vegetables Farm

  Santa Rosa, CA

At Tierra Vegetables, we're committed to growing diversified vegetables, fruits and wool products of the very highest quality through sustainable farming practices. We are now also growing heirloom dried beans and dried corn for corn bread (etc) and polenta. (more...)


Schwebach Farm

  Moriarty, NM    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

We are a family owned and operated farm in Moriarty, New Mexico, (just 30 miles east of Albuquerque) in the heart of the Estancia Valley. Conveniently located less than one mile south of Interstate 40. (more...)


Santa Fe Farmers Market

  Santa Fe, NM

With over 100 small growers participating, the Santa Fe Farmers' Market is the largest in New Mexico and one of the best known in the country. The Market operates year-round in the Santa Fe Railyard and hosts numerous events, including Cook With the Chef, Kids' Events, and Farm Tour.(more...)


Rae-Lili Farm

  Cooper, TX

We're a couple who aim to provide the freshest vegetables by following the natural principles in growing. Our vegetables include many heirloom varieties, including tomatoes, multi-colored carrots, the unusual, and eye catching. (more...)


Por-Bar Farms

  Homerville, OH    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Por-Bar Farms is an authentic sustainable farm offering fresh, local produce, herbs and flowers. Our year-round operation features heirloom varieties grown in raised beds within high tunnels presently on 1 acre of our farmstead. We strictly follow organic and eco-friendly growing practices. (more...)