The Global Bean Project is a network of individuals and organisations who promote the cultivation of legumes and their use in our kitchens. Our goal is to increase public awareness of both the environmental and health benefits of legumes.
Monthly sessions about everything legume-related.
Short videos about legume cultivation from all around the world!
Behind the Seeds
Discover the stories of bean lovers from around the world that the Global Bean team met at Terra Madre, Slow Food’s international convention in Turin.
Please introduce yourself and tell us about how your work relates to legumes. How did you first fall in love with legumes? The Vietnam National Plant Genebank (Plant Resources Centre) includes: 1. Mr. Nguyen Van Kien, principal investigator 2. Ms. Nguyen Thi Hien, curator of legume seeds 3. Ms. Nguyen Thi Hang, breeder of legumes
The importance of pulses (lentils, Phaseolus beans, peas (Pisum and Lathyrus), chickpeas, fava beans, cowpeas) for sustainable cropping systems and healthy diets is widely and increasingly recognized. This workshop highlighted the benefits of pulses and the opportunities to use their potential to enhance the diversity of cropping systems and in diets for the protein transition,…
In this episode of our Behind the Seeds series, we meet Nina, a farmer from Ecuador who talked to us about her passion for beans. Phaseolus Lunatus, which is also known as the lima bean or butter bean, is one of her favourite types. She particularly likes this variety because they are big, produce a
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