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You will find here:

  • short information sheets about the huge botanical, agronomic and culinary diversity of pulses and their potential, on a popular but also on a scientifically differentiated ecological and ecotrophological level.
  • practical cultivation instructions for different legumes.
  • articles aiming to establish an open and ecological, agronomical and ecotrophically curated video and website collection on the cultivation, use and preparation methods, regional diversity and ecological impacts of pulses.

Cultivation instructions & Information sheets

Multiplication of legume seeds

Information sheet

"For small quantities, shelling can be done by hand. For larger quantities, you can beat the pods with a stick. You can also walk on them." Learn how to properly multiply your bean, faba bean and pea seeds!

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Chickpea

Cultivation instruction

Chickpeas are known as one of the oldest cultivated plants. Did you know that they can be differentiated in two types varying in seed, shape and colour? Learn all about the cultivation of chickpea in your garden!

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Soybean – Edamame

Cultivation instruction

Did you know that you can easily grow soybeans in your european garden? From the most suitable soil, the plant's most common diseases, its characteristics and the best harvesting time, find everything you need to know for successfully growing edamame.

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Cooking pulses from dry seeds

Information sheet

Do you think cooking pulses is difficult? Have you ever asked yourself if and how you could prepare more of them?Discover details about soaking and cooking times; the best cooking method depending on the pulse species and the intended use... We are here to help you!

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Faba bean

Cultivation instruction

Ever wondered how to cultivate Faba Beans? Having trouble finding the perfect soil conditions? Here you will find everything, from the plant's characteristics to best cultivation practices, the bugs and pests to watch out for, and further fun facts.

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The Legume Manifesto

Information sheet

The legumes are a very special diverse group of protein-rich plants that can help us eat better for the planet and for our health. They are defined by the butterfly-like flowers we can see in pea and bean plants.

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