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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Fat Blossom Farm

  Allegan, MI    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

We at Fat Blossom Farm are committed to sustainable ecological agriculture. We use only organic methods with a long term outlook so that what we produce is both healthy for you and the land. Long rotations and a broad diversity of crops ensure that the land stays in balance. (more...)


Farm in your Yard

  Kennett Square , PA

Farm in you Yard. is a new venture from Happy Cat Farm, We have designed and built tons of veg gardens and potagers over the years. This year we are taking it one step further, We will meet with clients, engage, inspire and challenge them to think differently about their food shed and the roll they play in that system. (more...)


Fallen Maple Farm

  Elizabethtown, KY

Our family has had over 25 years of experience growing a wide variety of produce. We have 15 acres devoted to vegetables, flowers, and grains.(more...)


Esther's Gardens

  Evansvlle, IN

Esther's Gardens is a small family operated produce farm. After nearly 30 years of landscaping and installing other family gardens, I decided to start growing local food for area families that are looking for a good healthy foodsource. Esther was my grandmother who raised a large family (10 kids) and a large 3 acre garden to feed them all. (more...)


Edens Harvest Farm

  Blackstone, IL    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

We're a family run farm raising alpacas and growing vegetables and fruit. Although we are not certified organic, we use only natural methods. Our customers certify us, not a government agency. (more...)


Dragonfly Farms

  Mount Airy, MD

Dragonfly Farms produces Maryland wine, gourmet vinegar, cut flowers, herbs, fresh and local fruit and vegetables for restaurants and CSA's in Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia. (more...)