The United States produces the 6th most dry edible beans in the world and North Dakota produce more than any other state. In fact, on average North Dakota produces 32% of our countries edible beans. The vast majority of North Dakota edible beans are grown in the Red River Valley. Black, Pinto, Navy and Red Kidney are a few of the most notable.
Since WWII, Beans have become a staple in American’s diets. Beans are a great source of protein boasting low fat, no saturated or transfats and are naturally cholesterol free. Research shows a diet including beans can even reduce your risk of heart disease!
Depending on the year and the markets demand, Sproule Farms generally grows Navy, Black, or Pinto beans.