A Growing Passion

Beans, Beans - The Magical Legume

Season 7 Episode 2 | 26m 46s

California's Mediterranean climate is ideal for growing the dried beans that Native Americans and other ancient cultures have grown and eaten for centuries. Sadly, delicious and nutritious heirloom beans have some weaknesses - the plants are naturally smaller and produce fewer beans than today's "improved" varieties. Learn how the work of breeders are strengthening the traditional varieties.

Aired: 05/02/19

Rating: NR

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