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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Rt 66 Farmers Market St. Clair

  St. Clair, MO

Rt. 66 Farmers Market St. Clair May 3 - Oct 25 8 am- 12:00 pm Location 1 Paul Parks Drive (on the parking lot behind city hall) St. Clair, Mo. 63077 Vendor space available. Our Market will have fresh local produce, bedding plants, baked goods, pottery, original art, goats milk soap, honey & home made crafts. Music, face painting. (more...)


Red Ridge Farms

  Odessa, MO    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

We began growing produce when we discovered our children had food allergies. Several processed food ingredients were the culprit, and we started reading and researching a healthier diet for our family. Since we both had a farming and agriculture background, we chose to grow alot of our food, so we could closely control what we were eating. (more...)


Red Hot Poker Farms

  Roswell, NM

Red Hot Poker Farms is growing fruit, vegetables, heritage breed turkeys, cage-free fresh eggs and pasture raised beef - along with our four daughters. We participate in the City of Roswell Farmer's Market and we are weeks away from launching our first CSA.(more...)


Rancho de los Proyectos

  Colton, CA    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

We are now authorized to accept SNAP benefits! Welcome to Rancho de los Proyectos, Ranch of Projects, where we specialize in seasonal produce including tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, onions, garlic, herbs and citrus. We are a very small family farm with a micro-CSA. (more...)


Quite Contrary Garden and Homestead

  Laurel, DE

Quite Contrary Gardens is a small, naturally grown market garden specializing in heirloom and international varieties of vegetables and herbs, heritage breed poultry, free range chicken eggs, and medicinal and culinary herb plants. We use no chemical fertilizers, synthetic pesticides or antibiotics. (more...)


Prairie River Farm

  Balsam, MN

We are a small Market Grower in Northern Aitkin County. We use organic methods of vegetable farming, but are not certified organic we are exempt from organic certification as we are small. We have a variety of vegetables available starting in late June with gourmet lettuces and snap peas. (more...)