The name Anasazi is a Navajo word which loosely translates as “Ancient Ones”.
These Organic Non-GMO Ancient Red Anasazi Beans are said to have been found in the ruins of an ancient Anasazi community in the four corners region of the U.S.
They have an excellent nutritional profile as do many beans (including high Iron content)… But lack some of the compounds which cause digestive irritation that many dried beans are well known for! (Less cooking time, less gas!) There are various studies indicating these Anasazi Beans have anti-cancer benefits, are helpful in preventing and controlling diabetes, boosting immune function, combating inflammation, and good for your heart!
These amazing beans can be used dried; as you would a pinto bean. They have a sweeter flavor and a creamier consistency! You can also eat them as you would a conventional green bean! You will love finding your own favorite ways to eat this super healthy bean variety!
Eaten fresh these beans are succulent, slightly starchy and have a a slight sweet nutty type flavor. This organic heirloom variety also has an excellent nutritional profile! Contains fiber, potassium, selenium, iron, folate, manganese, vitamins A, C and K, and calcium!
The Name Translates as “Tongue of Fire”! This Italian heirloom dates to the 1800’s! Lingua Di Fuoco Beans can be eaten as a snap bean, or dried and used in cooking! Stores for a long time once dried.
This amazing rainbow colored corn variety was Created by a man Named Carl whom connected with his Native American Heritage through his cultivation of Native heritage corn breeds. His amazing work has created a corn that truly appears as though it is made with tiny translucent glass beads! This is a flint corn and can be popped, (though it does not become as large upon popping as most conventionally produced corn) milled into corn meal, flour, hominy,etc! Truly Fascinating! Glass Gem Corn can also be eaten like a sweet corn, but will not taste like sweet corn.
Compared to Many Heritage corn varieties, Painted Hills Corn has been cultivated to have a higher sugar content and thus, can be eaten as a sweet corn when fresh! This corn has been adapted to a cooler Northern climate, and can even tolerate light frost making it possible to sow a few weeks earlier than most varieties. Excellent for eating fresh in salads! This is a cross pollination between a heritage flour corn and a sweet corn, thus can be used as flour too!
This beautiful and rugged corn has shown excellent cold hardiness, drought tolerant, can be grown at higher elevations, and harvested earlier than most! Created by crossing over 70 very old Northern Native American Heirloom varieties, which were cultivated for thousands of years, this corn is a must have if you want seed to save! The colored kernels have a higher nutrient density and more protein than conventionally produced modern corn! Painted Mountain Corn can be eaten fresh, ground, roasted, and made into flour for muffins, chips etc! Gorgeous Corn!