mixed colorado dry beans

About Beans

Dry beans when combined with rice contain all nine essential amino acids to form a complete source of protein.

Dry beans require less water to produce than any other protein source.


When dry beans are rotated with wheat, corn or sugar beats they fix the soil by returning nitrogen and nutrients so less  fertilizer and pesticides are required for other crops.

Fall 2020 recipe contest for Metro State University's School of Hospitality students.

Maryann Nilsen, Cora Howell and Ruth Mayercak won $400 each from Barber's Foods

and the Colorado Dry Bean Committee. 

Colorado Grows Six Types of Beans

Pinto Beans
Mayocoba Beans
Garbanzo Beans
Light Red
Kidney Beans
Great Northern Beans
Black Beans
black beans in a bowl

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