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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Wholistic Gardens

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I am currently growing diversified vegetables and fruit on approximately 2.5 acres in 2 locations. The Angel Garden is 20 miles southeast of Midland and the Phoenix Garden is approximately 5 miles east of downtown Midland on Business 20. I use sustainable and biodynamic agricultural methods. (more...)


White Oak Valley Farm

  McDonald, TN    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

We are a small, family owned and operated farm in east Tennessee. We grow a variety of fresh produce available to local customers. We also specialize in producing top quality heirloom vegetable and herb seeds.(more...)


Westport Farmers' Market, Thursday, Imperial Avenue

  Westport, CT    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

The Westport Farmers Market is committed to providing fresh, local, healthy and seasonal food. We aspire to create a fun, safe and healthy community environment for education and socialization surrounding local food. We strive to increase awareness, knowledge and support for local producers focused on sustainable and healthy growing practices. (more...)


West Fork Garden Market

  West Fork, AR

The West Fork Garden Market is open the first Saturday of April at 7:30-12:00 noon until Frost and on Wednesday afternoon from 3:00 until dusk. The West Fork Garden Market members are local growers of natural and organic vegetables, meat, eggs, and cut flowers. (more...)


Wall Flower Studio Garden

  Algonquin Highlands, ON

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Wake Robin Farm

  Stratham, NH

Wake Robin Farm is a family owned and operated farm located in Stratham NH. Our family has been farming here for almost three hundred years and is currently managed by the fourteenth generation. The farm was recently placed in a conservation easement to prevent any possible future development. (more...)