Hidatsa Red bean
Oscar Will's published his book, The Pioneer Indian Collection of Seeds in 1915. In his book, Will's introduced the Hidatsa Red Bean to the American Public. This heirloom bean was originally obtained from the Hidatsa tribe of the Missouri River valley of North Dakota. Traditionally, the Hidatsa people collected the seeds after allowing the pods to dry on plant. Once the seeds were dry, they would manually break open each pod in order to collect the seeds. The Hidatsa Red Beans are dark red seeds that taste similar to a kidney bean.
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We are a family run farm located in the Southern Missouri / Northern Arkansas area. Our area of the country is rich in heritage. People of the Ozarks are known for Folk Art and creating things out of necessity. Gardening is also something done in this area out of necessity. Our art and farm are our only means of support for our family. (more...)
Heritage/heirloom vegetables and herbs grown on community plot for sale at local farmers' market.(more...)