Chiapas Black Bean (Frijol Negro de Vara)
Chiapas Black Bean (Frijol Negro de Vara)
Chiapas Black Bean (Frijol Negro de Vara)
Rancho Gordo

Chiapas Black Bean (Frijol Negro de Vara)

Regular price $ 7.25

Rare black beans from the Mexican state of Chiapas. Rich and dense without being stodgy, with a unique bean broth.

Suggestions: Pot beans, soups, salads, chilis 

How is it possible to think we need to add another black bean? Well, taste is a huge motivator around here. Our partners at Xoxoc in Mexico sent us some bags of beans they sourced in Chiapas from local farmers. We were first blown away by their appearance: beautiful and shiny, looking almost like glazed pottery. We cooked them and were immediately smitten.

We have a limited amount and if you like black or dark beans, we highly recommend trying them.

Latin name: Phaseolus vulgaris

THE RANCHO GORDO-XOXOC PROJECT
These items are the results of our two companies working together to help small farmers and producers continue to grow their indigenous products in Mexico, despite international trade policies that seem to discourage genetic diversity and local food traditions.

This product includes a 5% "tariff" that will be donated to No More Deaths, a humanitarian aid group that provides water and other assistance to migrants and refugees along the US border. Rancho Gordo will be matching this amount as well. For more information, see our blog post.
Product of Mexico. Produced in Mexico under the supervision of the Rancho Gordo-Xoxoc Project.

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