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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H & H Farms

  Cottonwood, CA

Welcome to H & H farms! Our small family farm is located in sunny Cottonwood, California. We grow heirloom fruits and vegetables and raise heritage breed livestock. Our farm is always open, with pasture raised eggs available year round from our heritage breed hens. We also sell organically grown heirloom seedlings. (more...)


Greensleeves

  Alexandria, KY    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Greensleeves is a 12 acre Certified Naturally Grown farm located near Alexandria, KY, 20 miles south of Cincinnati. We are a unique Work Share CSA; all members help an equivalent of two hours a week, either on the farm or with administrative responsibilities. (more...)


Greens and Beans

  Penn Yan, NY    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Greens and Beans is a sustainable farm located in the Branchport area of Yates County, NY. We offer CSA pick up options in Canandaigua or on our farm. Our focus is growing heirloom and open pollinated vegetable varieties, to preserve both taste and seed security. (more...)


Greenjeans Farm

  Potter Valley, CA

Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs, Free Range Chicken and Duck Eggs and Flowers. It's 100 degrees and the squash is exploding the beans are almost ready and the cucs are coming on hard. Tomatoes are blooming and the corn is actually knee high, (but spotty) by the fourth of July. Freshly harvested garlic. Basil and green onions! (more...)


Green Gardens

  Aurora, IN

Will have heritage breeds. All are welcome, please call if you would like to visit. This year I will be offer many varieties of heirloom tomatoes. I will have heirloom beans including; true cranberry, Cherokee trail of tears, Christmas Lima, Calypso (yin & yang), fresh beans (string less & french-style), and more. (more...)


Great Inspirations Farm

  Chesterton, IN    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

We are a family-run and certified natural farm selling mainly seasonal vegetable shares - CSA style - for the Chesterton/Porter/Valparaiso Indiana market. We follow sustainable, bio-dynamic processes for growing fresh produce using organic seed and inputs. GMO free, herbicide/pesticide free. (more...)