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Oaxacan Black

Oaxacan Black bean has sprawling plants like Mitla Black and slender pods with small black shiny seeds. Seeds are low in fibre and good as refried beans. From the Oaxaca area of Mexico.

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Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): 25 grams
Edamame

This is an Edamame type soybean and so is meant to be picked fresh to steam the pods and eat the fresh green seeds. The dry seeds are also bright green. The plants are quite large, up to 3 feet tall and 2 feet wide, and fairly productive.

OUT OF STOCK FOR THE REST OF 2020

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Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): 25 grams
Fetterly

Fetterly did well in 2017, growing to about 8′ on a fence and had a heavy yield of long green round pods.

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Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): 25 grams
Black Chickpea

This is a medium sized black chickpea producing reliably in our short season. Chickpeas or garbanzo beans have been grown for centuries as an important food staple rich in protein, B vitamins and calcium. Plants grow to 2’ with numerous inflated pods each holding one or two charcoal black seeds. Seed as early as possible in the spring.



Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): 25 grams
Canadian Wild Goose

Canadian Wild Goose has very early productive plants with short runners producing a small seed that is whitish with gray speckles.

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Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): 25 grams
Henderson Bush

Henderson Bush Lima was introduced in 1889 by the Peter Henderson Company of New York. Dwarf bush plants grow like regular bush beans. One of the earliest maturing limas, tasty and tender eaten as a fresh shell bean. Can also be used as a dry bean.

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Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): 25 grams
Tom Thumb Popcorn

Tom Thumb is an extra early dwarf yellow popcorn, with usually two ears 3-4” long per plant. It was developed from a New Hampshire heirloom by Elwyn Meader at the University of New Hampshire.

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Price(s): $4.00, $13.00
Packet Size(s): 25 grams, 125 grams
Camelina/Siberian Oilseed

Camelina/Siberian Oilseed has been traditionally grown in parts of Russia for its edible oil and spicy arugula-like leaves. The plants are shorter than canola, with smaller pods and seeds, and mature early. This could be a good alternative to canola which has been almost completely contaminated by genetically engineered seed.

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Price(s): $4.00, $13.00
Packet Size(s): 5 grams, 25 grams
Proso Millet – Bronze

A proso millet with dark heads and red-brown seeds. Readily self-seeds.

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Price(s): $4.00, $13.00
Packet Size(s): 5 grams, 25 grams
Proso Millet – Blond

A proso millet with blond heads and seeds. Readily self-seeds.

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Price(s): $4.00, $13.00
Packet Size(s): 5 grams, 25 grams
Hairy Vetch

Hairy Vetch is a quick growing legume used as a green manure crop. The 4’-5’ sprawling plants are covered with attractive bluish-purple flowers. It is treated as an annual although some plants may winter over, and it may also self seed. It will fix more nitrogen if inoculated with a broad bean/fava inoculant.

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Price(s): $12.00, $4.00
Packet Size(s): 25 grams, 125 grams
Tinga

Tinga has lovely pink “sweet pea” flowers and small dark seeds. The vines are about 4’ long with very slender leaves. The plants are used for forage or for a green manure crop.

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Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): 25 grams
Black Jet

Black Jet has pure black seeds and has the best flavour eaten as a dry bean.

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Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): 25 grams
Manitoba Brown

Manitoba Brown has round to oval deep brown seeds.

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Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): 25 grams
Grand Forks

Grand Forks yields well and is the largest seeded soy we have grown. The seeds are yellow, partly overlaid with brown.

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Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): 25 grams
Sonoran Golden Tepary

Sonoran Golden is also a bit later so not all the seeds mature here.

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Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): 25 grams
White Tepary

White is a bit later so not all the seeds mature for us.

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Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): 25 grams
Mitla Black

Mitla Black has sprawling plants and slender pods with small dull black seeds. The seed came to us as a so-called tepary, however, it is in fact not a tepary bean but rather a regular dry bean.

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Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): 25 grams
Blue-Grey Speckled Tepary

Blue-Grey Speckled has small and beautifully speckled seeds and has grown the best for us.

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Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): 25 grams
Red Peanut

Red Peanut produces a heavy yield of small red beans that look like Spanish peanuts. The pods go from green (immature) to red (mature) to purple (dry). These beans are all a few days later than Great Northern.

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Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): 25 grams
Navy

Navy is a small round white bean often used in pork and beans.

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Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): 25 grams
True Red Cranberry

True Red Cranberry is a traditional New England variety with dark red, almost round seeds that are used as a dry bean.

OUT OF STOCK FOR 2020

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Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): 25 grams
McCormick’s Wonder

McCormick’s Wonder gives a good yield of flat almost square pinkish tan seeds with pinto markings.

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Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): 25 grams
Odawa Soup

Odawa Soup is a tall, heavy yielding bean that comes from First Nations peoples. The pods are broad, and the seeds are large and oval, half white, half pinto coloured.

OUT OF STOCK FOR 2020

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Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): 25 grams
Snowcap

Snowcap has large flat pods and large somewhat flattened seeds.

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Price(s): $4.00
Packet Size(s): 25 grams
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