Gregory Bloom and Chef Jackson Lamb chatted with our Manager, Bob Schork, and Outreach Director, Chelsea Didinger, all about beans here in Colorado.
To celebrate July and beautiful summery bean dishes, Colleen visited Hesher BBQ. We challenge to watch this video on their Drunken Beans (aka Borracho Beans) without at least one hungry stomach rumble!
Earlier this year (2022), we were honored to attend two wonderful events held by associations that support local agriculture, the Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association and the Rocky Mountain Bean Dealers Association.
Earlier this month (May 2022), Colorado beans were featured on the CO-Horts Blog, which shares advice and observations from Colorado State University Extension Horticulture Agents and Specialists. Read this excerpt of the first paragraph and then head over to read the full blog!
We had the pleasure of being at the Spring Science Extravaganza hosted by the Little Shop of Physics at Colorado State University. In the theme of talking about the ‘Energy of Food,’ we were there making bean dip on a blender bike! Or rather, recruiting enthusiastic volunteers to help us pedal and whip up some delicious pinto bean and salsa dip.
37 years and counting! That’s how long this bean dip has been on the menu at Pegasus Restaurant in Castle Rock. Why? Because the patrons love pintos!
Colorado grown, dry light red kidney beans, stand up to all the rich players of this popular dish. And the crispy and creamy cheeses make life better in general.
Jason Webb of Trinidad Benham recently starred in a video on cowpeas AND a KUNC NPR for Northern Colorado podcast. Jason is incredibly knowledgeable and passionate – bravo, Jason!
We are so lucky to have great students in our communities who are excited to showcase Colorado beans! Check out these wonderful recipes from two incredible students.
The shining characters in this dish come together for a bright and spicy bite that will take your taste buds on an international journey. Indian masala, fresh lemon and coconut milk are the three ingredients that make this hearty bean curry irresistible. Dunk that naan bread right into the beans– no need for a spoon!