Can legumes save the world?
The Global Bean Project brings together more than 80 partner organisations from across Europe, Africa, India and the US who share knowledge about legume cultivation and consumption. Take a look at our show gardens, seed exchanges, monthly events, cultivation instructions and information sheets, and learn more about how legumes can save the world.
Monthly sessions about everything legume-related, Intercropping, legume mixtures, seed exchanges and more.
Short videos about legume cultivation from all around the world!
Behind the Seeds
Discover the stories of bean lovers around the world that the Global Bean team met at Terra Madre, the Slow Food’s international convention in Turin!
Behind the Seeds – Red and Black Beans, with Omar Rodriguez (Honduras)
For our 10th episode of “Behind the Seeds,” we spoke with Omar Rodriguez at Terra Madre, last year’s Slow Food Congress in Turin. He is from Honduras and works as a coffee producer. Besides coffee, he is also passionate about beans! As he explained, in Honduras corn and beans are staple foods with black and red beans being the most commonly used varieties.
Statement by Xavier Hamon from the Alliance of Free & Living Tables
As part of our 2023 seed festival, we were lucky enough to be joined by French chef Xavier Hamon of the Alliance of Free & Living Tables (formerly the Alliance des Cuisiniers). Originally included as part of the festival’s online programme, in the address below, he discusses the politics of gastronomy in France and proposes
Global Bean Project Seed Festival 2023: Highlights From the Online Programme
“The only real food we can eat is food from farms.” That was the message from Vandana Shiva as she addressed the crowd at Berlin’s Weltacker 2000m², a plot in the Pankow district that aims to highlight the means needed to feed the world’s population. For decades, Shiva has been advocating for biodiversity, the rights
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