ANCIENT GRAINS & LEGUMES


ADZUKI

ADZUKI

(Vigna angularis) Japanese heirloom also known as the red bean, or red mung bean. A small, red bean with nutty flavour produced in long, thin, green

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AMARANTH - GRAIN

AMARANTH - GRAIN

***NOT TO WA*** (Amaranthus hypochondriacus) Originating with the ancient Aztecs. Hardy plant to 1m with both leaf & grain used in salads, and cooke

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AQUA DULCE

AQUA DULCE

***NOT TO WA*** (Vicia faba) Heirloom dating back to 1844 & also known as 'Leviathan Long Pod'. Long pods to 25-40cm & up to 5cm wide with nutty fla

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BELUGA LENTIL

BELUGA LENTIL

(Lens culinaris) Also known as 'Black Lentil'. Small, black, round legume so named as they shimmer when cooked making them look like beluga caviar.

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BLUE SPECKLED TEPARY CSB(A)

BLUE SPECKLED TEPARY CSB(A)

(Phaseolus acutifolius) Ancient heirloom. Small pods producing tan and blue-grey spotted beans which resemble a small pebble. Unique, mild flavor c

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BUCKWHEAT (Green Manure / Field Crop / Grain)

BUCKWHEAT (Green Manure / Field Crop / Grain)

***NOT TO TAS, WA*** Excellent green manure crop useful for adding both nutrients & carbon to the soil. Also useful for attracting beneficial insect

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CANNELINI

CANNELINI

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Italian heirloom also known as 'Italian Butter Bean'. White kidney shaped, dried bean. Commonly used to make 'Baked Beans' or

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CHEROKEE TRAIL OF TEARS CSB(A)

CHEROKEE TRAIL OF TEARS CSB(A)

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Heirloom originating from the Cherokee as they marched from the Smoky Mountains to Oklahoma by the Federal Government in 1839 ov

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CHIA

CHIA

(Salvia hispanica) Leafy plant producing small, greyish seeds with pleasant nutty flavour. Seeds contain antioxidants, fibre, protein & is one of th

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CHICKPEA

CHICKPEA

***NOT TO TAS, WA*** (Cicer arietinum) Heirloom originating from the Middle East. An excellent multi-purpose legume high in protein (20%). Bush to 6

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COLES DWARF

COLES DWARF

***NOT TO WA*** (Vicia faba) Compact bush to 1m tall. Heavy producer with pods to 20cm. 80-90 days. 55 seeds

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CRIMSON FLOWERED (Broad Bean) CSB(A)

CRIMSON FLOWERED (Broad Bean) CSB(A)

(Vicia faba) Rare, heirloom variety dating back to 1778. Highly attractive, crimson coloured flowers producing green, medium sized, flat pods. Flowe

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DRAGONS TONGUE (Bean) CSB(A)

DRAGONS TONGUE (Bean) CSB(A)

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Dutch heirloom. Long, slender bean to 18cm with rich, heavy purple fleck produced on compact bush to 70cm high. Excellent flav

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EGYPTIAN

EGYPTIAN

(Vicia faba) Small seeded beans produced on plant with short stems. Ideal for windy areas. Beans able to be eaten freshly podded or left to mature

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FROST CSB(A)

FROST CSB(A)

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Rare. Originating from the variety ‘Beautiful’. Green, medium length, stringless, slightly stumpy, flat pods with highly attract

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GOOD MOTHER STALLARD CSB(A)

GOOD MOTHER STALLARD CSB(A)

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Heirloom with beautiful, plump, rounded, maroon and white painted seeds which when cooked have a creamy, smooth, velvety texture

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HIDATSA RED INDIAN BEAN CSB(A)

HIDATSA RED INDIAN BEAN CSB(A)

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Heirloom originating from the Hidatsa Indians located in the Upper Missouri River Valley. Rose red, solid dried bean produced on

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MADAGASCAR LIMA BEAN CSB(A)

MADAGASCAR LIMA BEAN CSB(A)

(Phaseolus lunatus) Heirloom from the Andes. Perennial. Also known as 'Tropical Lima Bean'. Attractive, large white seeds with brilliant burgundy

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PIGEON PEA

PIGEON PEA

(Cajanus cajan) Perennial bush to 2m high. Seeds may be used as legume (cooked or ground to flour); leaves used as stock feed or poultry fodder. Us

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QUINOA

QUINOA

(Chenopodium quinoa) A grain crop grown for its edible seeds. Seeds high in protein. Best grown in areas where max. day time temperature does not e

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RED EPICURE CSB(A)

RED EPICURE CSB(A)

(Vicia faba) Rare variety. Attractive deep red to dark crimson coloured seeds contained within a green pod. Different compared to regular broad bea

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RED KIDNEY

RED KIDNEY

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Dwarf variety. Large kidney shaped, deep red beans so named for their visual resemblance in shape and color to a kidney. Used

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RED LENTIL

RED LENTIL

(Lens culinaris) Heirloom. Annual. Small, broad, flat pods containing 1-2 edible seeds produced on bush to 60cm high. Hardy - will tolerate poor

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RYE GRAIN

RYE GRAIN

***NOT TO TAS, WA*** (Secale cereale) An ancient grain dating back to 1800 BC commonly used for food, fodder & as a green manure crop. Much smaller

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SOY BEAN

SOY BEAN

***NOT TO TAS, WA, NT*** (Glycine max) Heirloom originating from Eastern Asia. Used as a dried bean for making tofu, soy flour and soy milk. 80-90

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SOYBEAN - BLACK

SOYBEAN - BLACK

***NOT TO TAS, WA, NT*** (Glycine max) Rare & unusual black coated soybean with white centre. Richer and sweeter flavor compared to the traditional

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SPECKLED CRANBERRY CSB(A)

SPECKLED CRANBERRY CSB(A)

(Phaseolus vulgaris) American heirloom dating back to 1796. Highly attractive, long, wide, green, specked pods containing pink speckled seeds. Harv

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TEFF

TEFF

***NOT TO TAS*** (Eragrostis tef) Ancient grain commonly grown in Africa, Ethiopia & Eritrea where it is used to make 'Injera' and also as the main

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TRIPOLI

TRIPOLI

(Vicia faba) An outstanding large podded bean (up to 30cm) containing 6-7 beans per pod - much longer and larger in size than regular broad bean vari

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VERMONT CRANBERRY CSB(A)

VERMONT CRANBERRY CSB(A)

(Phaseolus vulgaris) Heirloom from New England dating back prior to 1800's. Long, green, speckled pods to 15cm. When left to mature, contains oval,

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