Colorado dry beans are famous for their bright, vibrant color and delicious flavor.
They are high in protein and fiber, low in fat, rich in antioxidants and iron.
Beans can help maintain a healthy gut.

Pairing of the Vines to celebrate the fall harvest of Colorado beans and Colorado wines 

Barber's Farms, Metropolitan State University at Denver and the Colorado Dry Bean Committee are jointly producing this event at Bonacquisti Winery in North Denver.  This fun and casual event will feature Colorado grown beans served up with Colorado small batch, hand-crated wines. The fall harvest celebration of great wines and great beans will take place on Friday, October 15th from 6 pm to 9 pm. A local jazz band will provide great sounding music while participants sip wine and enjoy appetizers made using Colorado beans.  A few local artists will have their work on display. All are invited to attend, free of charge.  One free glass of wine for all attendees.  Free appetizers.  Gourmet food for purchase from a local food truck on sight that will be serving dishes using Colorado beans. Register here.

Barber's Farms is now selling Colorado Proud beans.
Click here to buy three types of Barber's dry beans for only $4.00
with a free bag of rice and free shipping!
The first annual Colorado Dry Bean Summit is being held on March 4, 2022
at Metropolitan State University of Denver's School of Hospitality in Denver. 
The focus of the summit is on nutrition, health and bean cuisine.

 

Do you know where your beans have been?
These pinto beans were grown in Wellington, CO by Seaworth Farms
and cleaned and bagged in Longmont, CO by Hergenreder Farms.




Chelsea Didinger, a CSU doctoral student, presented Colorado Proud dry beans at the Larimer County Fair on August 7th
and the Larimer Farmers Market on July 24th.  


 

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