An NC Cooperative Extension agent and several optimistic farmers are helping bring back a crop that was thought to be extinct.
Bean & Vegetable Chili
On a chilly day, this dish is warming, comforting — and filling.
Sweet Potato & Red Bean Tacos
Pair our state vegetable — the sweet potato! — with red beans and avocado for flavorful tacos.
4 Vegetarian Recipes We Love
These four colorful meals let mushrooms, cheese, and vegetables take center stage — no meat necessary.
33 Recipes For a Vegetarian Feast
Discover a delicious collection of 33 vegetarian recipes from Our State’s archives — from charred okra to squash casserole to fried green tomatoes.
Potato & Butter Bean Salad
Take advantage of creamy, in-season butter beans to make this summer side.
A Bean by Any Name
North Carolina’s culinary experts share recipes that pay tribute to beans’ versatility.
The Microbrewers of Hummus
Garbanzo beans find their groove at Asheville's artsy Roots Hummus.
One Big Backyard Bean Party
The idea struck some as odd at first. Nevertheless, Lloyd and Frances Shore persisted. Now, a crowd gathers every May in Durham County to spoon up a special kind of camaraderie — and, of course, beans.