Here you will find an array of bush and pole beans; green, yellow, purple and red podded beans as well as streaked podded beans; wide and narrow podded beans; beans used for fresh eating pod and all, fresh eating shell beans, and/or dry beans; and beans that are actually quite different from the regular Phaseolus vulgaris bean but still have some similarities (fava beans, soy beans, etc).
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.Beans / Dry Beans
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.Beans / Dry Beans
Navy is a small round white bean often used in pork and beans.
OUT OF STOCK FOR 2020Beans / Dry Beans
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.Beans / Dry Beans
Canadian Wild Goose has very early productive plants with short runners producing a small seed that is whitish with gray speckles.Beans / Dry Beans
Magpie is fairly early, has long slim pods and long narrow seeds. The seeds are about half black and half white with the two colours coming together in the middle by way of speckling.Beans / Dry Beans
Appaloosa is very similar to Magpie except for the colour of the seed and it is a bit earlier than Magpie. It has long slim pods and long narrow seeds. Appaloosa is white at one end and mottled purplish brown at the other.Beans / Dry Beans
Big Red is our favourite kidney bean. It is a large, flat, dark red bean.Beans / Dry Beans
Canadian Wonder (pre-1873) can be used as a snap bean when young. The red kidney shaped seeds mature early for a kidney bean.Beans / Dry Beans
Red Kidney is traditional kidney bean size and shape like Pink Kidney but it is a bit earlier than Pink Kidney.
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Pink Kidney is a traditional kidney bean size and shape like Red Kidney but it is a bit later than Red Kidney.Beans / Dry Beans
Agassiz Pinto is a compact bush type pinto that is very early. Pinto beans are popular for ethnic cooking.Beans / Dry Beans
Mexican Pinto is a few days later and a heavy yielder with a very sprawling growth habit. Pinto beans are popular for ethnic cooking.Beans / Dry Beans
Blue-Grey Speckled has small and beautifully speckled seeds and has grown the best for us.Beans / Tepary Beans
White is a bit later so not all the seeds mature for us.Beans / Tepary Beans
Sonoran Golden is also a bit later so not all the seeds mature here.
OUT OF STOCK FOR 2019Beans / Tepary Beans
Grand Forks yields well and is the largest seeded soy we have grown. The seeds are yellow, partly overlaid with brown.Beans / Soy Beans
Manitoba Brown has round to oval deep brown seeds.Beans / Soy Beans
Black Jet has pure black seeds and has the best flavour eaten as a dry bean.Beans / Soy Beans
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.Beans / Soy Beans
The large green seeds of Broad Windsor (early 1700’s) can be eaten fresh, frozen, or as a dry bean.Beans / Favas (Broad Beans) / Other Pulse/Legume Crops / Vicia
Witkiem is a Broad Windsor type with blond seed coats and slightly smaller seeds.Beans / Favas (Broad Beans) / Other Pulse/Legume Crops / Vicia
Green Windsor (early 1800’s) has seeds which retain their bright green colour both fresh and dried.Beans / Favas (Broad Beans) / Other Pulse/Legume Crops / Vicia
Jubilee Hysor is listed as an improved Windsor bean with tall plants and 6-8 seeds per pod.Beans / Favas (Broad Beans) / Other Pulse/Legume Crops / Vicia
Masterpiece Green Longpod (1894) is a tall cultivar (to about 3’) with long pods of green seeds.Beans / Favas (Broad Beans) / Other Pulse/Legume Crops / Vicia