beans


by Nicole Wines We have moved on from lettuce salads to sauteed kale, homemade pickles and an diversity of beans. Tomato vines are bursting with green tomatoes and we will be making sauce, salsa and tomato sandwiches soon. Herbal medicines are steeping and being prepared almost daily. The flowers continue […]

EcoCulture Garden Update – Abundance – July 28, 2018


by Francisco G. Gómez Our first Scarlet Runner Bean buds just appeared. Totally amazed and in awe of how beautiful and strong they are. These beans have a history that is millennial many times over in Central and South America. They spread to many other parts of the Americas in […]

First Scarlet Runner Beans at Rancho Raíces


by Nicole Wines and Wendy Weiner Saving beans is super simple.  At the Raíces Eco-Culture plots we have picked over 5 pounds of dried beans this season, some for eating and some for saving to plant.  Wendy Weiner of Transition Monmouth recently shared these instructions with us to post for […]

Seed Saving Instructions – Beans