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 Farm at Kraut Run

  Wentzville, MO

We are a small family farm that uses sustainable organic growing practices and heirloom varieties of vegetables. We sell our produce through a 50 member CSA and at Lake St. Louis Farmers Market. We offer educational programs on and off site. We also offer garden consultation and gardening classes. (more...)


The Calico Shepherdess

  Rattan, OK

Sheep and lamb shares now available! Grass fed & chemical free. Please email us for details. A limited number of fresh fleeces will also be available. We raise heritage breed sheep and chickens & heirloom fruit, vegetables, flowers, and grains. We may be adding cattle and pigs in the future, but are still researching breeds at present. (more...)


Tantre Farm

  Chelsea, MI

Tantre Farm has been a certified organic family farm in Chelsea, Michigan since 1993. The owners of Tantre Farm are Richard Andres and Deb Lentz. They own about 50 acres of farmland, which produce about 25 acres of vegetables, flowers, herbs, and some fruits such as berries, pears, and melons. (more...)


Sweredoski Farms

  Bell Gardens, CA

Sweredoski Farms provides fresh, delicious, organic produce to Southern California vegetable lovers at 15 local Certified Farmers Markets, throughout Los Angeles, Orange County & Catalina Island. (more...)


Swank Specialty Produce, Hydro Natural Farm

  Loxahatchee, FL    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Swank Specialty Produce is a hydroponic and organic farm owned and operated by Darrin and Jodi Swank since 2002. We grow over 320 varieties of produce consisting of leaf lettuces, specialty greens, cooking greens, baby and full size vegetables, edible flowers, herbs , tomato's, micro greens and herbs and much more. (more...)


Sunnyside Farm

  Dover, PA

We raise pastured, rotationally graised meats. Eggs are available year round. Vegetables, grown chemical free in compost, are available for 26 week CSA beginning in mid-May. Chicken is available whole, fresh (never frozen) from June through November. We have turkeys available for Thanksgiving. (more...)