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Let’s Have Beans for Every Meal!!

We, at Whatcom Farm to School, get super excited about BEANS! They are a such a perfect food that we made dry beans April’s Harvest of the Month item, but dry beans are a local food that we appreciate and celebrate all year long. Are you curious about dry beans and what’s so great about them? Read on…

Dry beans are a special type of food called a “pulse.” Pulses are amazingly nutritious, versatile, affordable, and tasty, making them one of the most important and popular foods on the planet. There are hundreds of kinds of pulses, including the many types of dry beans (e.g., garbanzo, kidney, black), lentils, and dry peas.

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