Petaluma Gold Rush bean

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The Petaluma Gold Rush bean has an exciting history laden with adventure. The bean was first brought to the US by a Peruvian whaler who neglected his occupational duties by jumping ship and smuggling the bean to Petaluma, California near the start of the American Gold Rush in the 1840s.This hearty plant produces many flat, kidney-shaped beans, tan in color with specks and stripes of maroon. They have a full flavor that is creamy and meaty. Seed Savers Exchange is currently running a test of the Petaluma Gold Rush Bean in its trial gardens. If production is successful, it will be offered for sale in the organization‚??s 2010 catalo

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Canvas Ranch

  Petaluma, CA

Canvas ranch is a sustainable, 125-member csa and family farm and the only local farm delivering to marin county and southern sonoma county. we grow all kinds of vegetables, some fruits, free-range eggs, herbs, and flowers without pesticides. (more...)