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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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...)


Dolce Farm and Orchards

  Newberg, OR

Dolce Farm and Orchards is a 50 acre farm in the scenic Chehelam Valley, in the heart of wine country, 25 miles SW of Portland. (more...)


Doe Run Farms

  Petersburg , TN    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

We have shares available for the Spring 2014 harvest. Sign Up Today for 24 weeks of this years spring-summer harvest at www.doerunfarms.com You receive the best of all 3 seasons when you join us for our longer season this year! Home Delivery--Workplace Delivery--and many pick up locations in the greater Nashville and Huntsville areas. (more...)


Dennison's Family Farm

  Elora, TN

In 1960, Don and Genora Dennison, with their children, Wayve (that's me) and Frank, moved from the family farm in Ohio to "The Switch", as it was locally known, in Elora, TN, just 30 miles north of Huntsville, Al. This is a historic farm that even has its own ghost story. Our family has spent the last half century as stewards of the soil (more...)