The Colorado Dry Bean Committee is thrilled to announce the first official Colorado Bean Week this September 18 – 24, 2023. Join us in celebrating!
Recent features of Colorado beans in the news, spotlights on people in Colorado Bean World, and more.
Farmer Zach Kruger was interviewed by Food Chat Host Greg Bloom to discuss why Zack chooses to grow beans. Listen to hear from a great local bean farmer!
Listen to this recording of the Food Chat Colorado bean podcast episode to learn about why beans are healthy for us, how Colorado beans are grown and produced, and much more!
We were honored that Colorado and Company with 9News Denver invited us to share about delicious, creative, and easy ways to enjoy Colorado beans! Watch this brief segment, Back to Schools with Beans!
Gregory Bloom and Chef Jackson Lamb chatted with our Manager, Bob Schork, and Outreach Director, Chelsea Didinger, all about beans here in Colorado.
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!
Colorado pinto beans are perfect any day of the year, but there is something extra special about a Colorado pinto and ham soup in winter.
There is a tradition that eating black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day can bring good luck and financial prosperity for the new year. 9News Denver interviewed our Outreach Director, Chelsea Didinger, to hear about this tradition, black-eyed peas in Colorado, and a tasty recipe.
Our very own Bob Schork was quoted in a recent 5280 Magazine article, Why Are Colorado Beans SO Delicious?
Chef Jackson Lamb received the Colorado Restaurant Association’s 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award. He has worked enthusiastically with us for the last two years promoting beans. CONGRATS, Chef!