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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Steve and Robert's Market

  Springfield, MO

We are a growers only market. This market has been in existence for thirty years and continues to see growth as one of the largest growers only markets in the state of Missouri. We begin our regular season in mid April and meet three times a week [Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday] through October. We begin each market day at 8:30 A.M. (more...)


Squash and Awe Guerilla Farm

  Kamuela, HI    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Squash and Awe is a boutique heirloom squash farm in Kamuela on Hawaii island. It began as a garden intended to save a rare, flavorful kabocha squash. With the vines quickly taking over, it seemed that I had a hand for growing pumpkins. After a bit of squash promotion, I took a leap of faith and a business was born. (more...)


Spence Farm

  Fairbury, IL

Spence Farm is the oldest family farm in Livingston county, IL, settled by our fourth great-grandfather in 1830. Still a thriving family farm, we grow delicious foods of all kinds using sustainable organic methods that will keep our farm vibrant for future generations. (more...)


Southern Exposure Seed Exchange

  Mineral, VA    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

We are a certified organic farm that specializes in growing for seed. We work mostly with heirloom and open pollinated varieties. Our seeds are available through our website and our mail-order catalog. We fill seed orders world wide. We have internships available, usually in the summer. (more...)


Smith and Son Farm

  Orient, WA    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

We are a small family farm located in the Kettle River Valley near Orient, WA. Semi-retired, we enjoy growing our own food along with some excess to provide the community with fresh, quality produce at a reasonable cost to cover our expenses. (more...)


Sheldon Farms

  Salem, NY

Sheldon Farms is a sixth-generation Washington County family farm specializing in potatoes (over a dozen varieties), famous sweet corn, maple syrup, pumpkins and fall ornamental, cut flowers and a host of summer vegetables. Our farmstore is open mid-June thru mid-October. (more...)