Happy Year of Pulses! The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has declared 2016 the Year of Pulses, so I’ve decided to do a blog series discussing what pulses are and why they are important. This is just one of many posts discussing the magical world of beans and other pulses.
Beans are gaseous, poverty food, right? Wrong! Beans are an incredibly important crop for the health of your garden and your own personal health. Beans are chock full of historical and cultural significance as well! In this post, I discuss why it is vital to grow and preserve heirloom beans and how you can get started.