Christmas Lima bean

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Historically, gastronomic accounts date the Christmas Lima bean to the 1840s.The bean, which is often called the Chestnut Lima because of it similarity in taste to the nut, is a large, white, flat seed with maroon spots and swirls. These intricate designs remain on the bean once it is cooked. The Christmas Lima has a full-bodied, nutty, chestnut taste and the texture of baked potatoes. It is used in both its mature green state as a shelled Lima for eating fresh, freezing or canning as well as used dried, cooked into stews and casseroles. The Christmas Lima is very successful in the high desert environments of the southwest. They are hardy, heat tolerant and very productive‚??a bean known for its yield and versatilit

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the Red Windmill

  Louisville, KY

The Red Windmill is a small specialty farm established in 2005 for the purpose of growing a wide variety of unusual, gourmet, heirloom and endangered food that is otherwise unavailable to the general public. We plan to use the principles of sustainable agriculture or permaculture to grow fresh fruits and vegetables to be sold to local consumers. (more...)


Z Food Farm

  Lawrenceville, NJ

Z Food Farm is a certified organic farm located in Lawrenceville, NJ (just outside of Princeton) that sells at farmers' markets, restaurants, and through a CSA program. (more...)


Yesterdays Favorites Farm

  Waynesboro, PA    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

WE ARE SOLD OUT OF SHARES FOR THE 2016 SEASON We are a small family farm located back a long, winding lane in the rolling countryside north of Waynesboro. We specialize in heirloom vegetable varieties for our CSA. In our opinion, they have superior flavor. (more...)


Yesterdays Favorites Farm

  Waynesboro, PA    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

We offer over 100 varieties of Certified Naturally Grown heirloom vegetable transplants for your spring garden. For the best selection, you can order early on our website or you can visit our greenhouse starting in late April.(more...)


Wrocklage Run Farm

  Pleasant Plain, OH

WROCKLAGE RUN FARM Located on 21 beautiful acres in the Southeastern corner of Warren County, Ohio (near Pleasant Plain) Wrocklage Run Farm is family owned and operated. The farm is powered by USA made solar panels and operates on permaculture principles and ethics (Earth care/people care). (more...)


Wild Rose Ranch

  Santa Rosa, CA

At Wild Rose Ranch we grow a diverse variety of vegetables and fruit in our one acre hand cultivated garden and on an additional 1.5 acres of cultivated fields on Sonoma Mountain. Our gardening practices and values focus on the health and development of the soil and the garden as a natural ecosystem. (more...)