Organic Tendergreen Bush Bean, 1922 Heirloom $3.25 $4.00
The Living Seed Company - Calvin Keeney introduced this variety in 1922. This bush bean is a heavy yielder, even in hot temperatures and produces over an extended season.  The plants are vigorous, upright (no staking) and low maintenance.  Be prepared for lots of stringless, meaty, 6" pods of delicious, tender green beans.  This all purpose variety is great fresh, steamed, in casseroles, soups or stir fries, amazing pickled and perfect for freezing.  It is also a wonderful shelling bean having purple seeds with beige accents. Can be left to dry on the plant for a pretty dry bean. Organic Stringless Bush Bean 12-24" tall 50-75 days 50 seeds Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after 2-3 weeks of last frost as beans do like the ground to be warmer. Direct Seed 1-5" apart Planting Depth 1/2 -1" Thin 3-5" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability
Bountiful Bean, 1898 Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
Seed Exchange - In 1898 Abel Steele of Ferguson, Ontario won a $25.00 prize for naming this new variety from Peter Henderson & Company, previously known as “New Green Bush Bean No. 1.” Heavy crops of excellent quality, brittle, stringless 6-7" pods. Productive plants grow up to 18" tall. Sprawling bush habit, snap, 45-50 days Bush bean Sprawling bush habit Stringless pods Extremely productive Snap bean 45-50 days 50 seeds Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after danger of frost has passed and soil and air temperatures have warmed. Harvest frequently for increased yields. Direct Seed 2" apart Planting Depth 1" Trellis, Fence, or Tee-Pee Rows 36-48" apart
Organic Painted Pony Bush Bean $3.25 $3.75
Seed Exchange - A great dual purpose bean. Long thin pods are stringless and good for snap beans. The dry beans are excellent for soups and retain their markings when cooked. Very productive. Bush habit, 60 days for snaps, 80 days for dry beans. ±1,100 seeds/lb. Organic Excellent dual purpose bean Snap or dry bean Bush bean Stringless pods when young 60 days for snap, 80 days for dry beans 50 seeds Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after danger of frost has passed and soil and air temperatures have warmed. Harvest snap beans frequently for increased yields. Leave some pods on the vine and harvest when completely mature for dry beans. Direct Seed 2" apart Planting Depth 1" Rows 36-48" apart
Fin de Bagnol Bush Bean, Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Exchange - This historic French string bean bears delicious, slender pods and does well in cool soil. This variety’s tiny gourmet green beans are best eaten when picked every 2 or 3 days, while still very young and before any strings develop. Bush habit, snap, 50-60 days. ± 1,1000 seeds/lb Bush bean  Open-Pollinated Tolerates cool soil  Snap bean 50 Seeds per pacl Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after the danger of frost has passed and soil and air temperatures have warmed. Harvest frequently for increased yields. Direct Seed 2" apart Plant 1" deep Plant Rows 36-48" apart Full sun  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varitities so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Tiger's Eye Bush Bean $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Exchange - Originally from Chile or Argentina. Wonderfully rich flavor and smooth texture. Very tender skins almost disappear when cooked. Great for chili or refried beans. Can also be used as fresh shell beans. Productive 24" plants. Bush habit, shell or dry, 80-90 days. ±650 seeds/lb. Bush habit Rich flavor and smooth texture Shell or dry bean 80-90 days 50 Seeds per pack Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after the danger of frost has passed and soil and air temperatures have warmed. Harvest snap beans frequently for increased yields. Leave some pods on the vine and harvest when completely mature for dry beans. Direct Seed 2" Apart Plant 1" deep Rows Apart: 36-48" Full sun  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Organic Empress Bush Bean $3.25 $3.75
Seed Exchange - Our very best snap bean for fresh eating, freezing, or processing, the Empress bean offers incredible flavor. The vigorous plants produce heavy yields of large, straight, green, 5-6” stringless pods. Plant in succession for fresh beans throughout the season. Introduced by Gurney’s in 1979 as Experimental Bean 121 and later renamed Empress. Bush habit, snap, 55 days BEST SELLER Organic Our best fresh-eating snap bean Bush habit 5-6" stringless pods Heavy yields Snap bean 55 days 50 seeds Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after danger of frost has passed and soil and air temperatures have warmed. Harvest frequently for increased yields. Direct Seed 2" apart Planting Depth 1" Rows 36-48" apart
Bert Dean's Baking Bean, 1897 Heirloom $3.75
The Seed Exchange - This bean’s longtime steward—Stephen Deane of Wayne, Maine—described it as “the finest variety of large, white baking bean that anyone here has ever had.” Ideal for baking and making soup, the kidney-shaped bean (developed by Stephen’s Uncle Bert) has a mild flavor as well as a light, “fluffy” texture and cooks quickly. Plants reach 1-1.5' tall and mature mid-season; each pod has 4-5 seeds and measures 5-6" long when fully expanded. Bush habit, dry. 80 days to dry beans. Organic. From the Collection for 2022 Organic Bush bean White kidney-shaped bean Light "fluffy" texture cooks quickly Dry bean Bush habit 80 days Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after the danger of frost has passed and soil and air temperatures have warmed. Harvest dry beans when the pods are completely mature and dry. Direct Seed: 2" Apart  Seed Depth: 1" Rows Apart: 36-48" Light: Full Sun  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Pencil Pod Golden Wax Bush Bean, 1900 Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
Seed Exchange - Our very best snap bean for fresh eating, freezing, or processing, the Empress bean offers incredible flavor. The vigorous plants produce heavy yields of large, straight, green, 5-6” stringless pods. Plant in succession for fresh beans throughout the season. Introduced by Gurney’s in 1979 as Experimental Bean 121 and later renamed Empress. Bush habit, snap, 55 days Bush bean Wax bean with delicious flavor Stringless pods 5-7 inch long pods 50-65 days Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after danger of frost has passed and soil and air temperatures have warmed. Harvest frequently for increased yields. Direct Seed 2" apart Planting Depth 1" Rows 36-48" apart
Provider Bean $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Exchange - Known as the most dependable early green bean, this easy-to-grow variety offers excellent flavor and is one of the best for freezing and canning. It germinates well in cooler soil, adapts to diverse soil and climate conditions, and is disease-resistant. Round, straight pods grow heavily on compact plants. Introduced in 1965 by horticulturist Dr. Hoffman of the U.S. Vegetable Laboratory in South Carolina. Bush habit, snap, 50-55 days. Bush bean Excellent flavor Disease resistant Cool-weather tolerant Snap bean 50-55 days ±1,200 seeds/lb Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after the danger of frost has passed and soil and air temperatures have warmed. Harvest frequently for increased yields. Direct Seed 2" apart Plant 1" deep Plant Rows 36-48" apart Full sun  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Burpee's Stringless Green Pod Bush Bean, 1894 Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Exchange - Introduced in 1894 by W. Atlee Burpee who obtained its stock seed from N. B. Keeney & Son of Genesee County, NY. Burpee proclaimed it the only totally stringless green podded bean. Produces pods that are 5" long. Bush habit, snap, 46-50 days. ±1,100 seeds/lb. Bush Bean Stringless pods Snap bean 46-50 days  50 Seeds per pack Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after danger of frost has passed and soil and air temperatures have warmed. Harvest frequently for increased yields. Direct Seed 2" apart Plant 1" deep Plant Rows 36-48" apart Full Sun  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varitities so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Organic Golden Wax Bean, 1870's Heirloom $3.25 $4.00
The Living Seed Company -This wonderful heirloom bean is considered to be one of the oldest wax beans and was believed to have been introduced around the 1870's! Known for its rich buttery flavor, stringless properties and delicious taste!  This steady and productive bush bean variety will keep continue to provide excellent yields!  Excellent for preservation in canning, freezing and as a dry shelly bean! Organic Stringless Bush Bean 15-24" tall 50-65 days 40 seeds Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after 2-3 weeks of last frost as beans do like the ground to be warmer. Direct Seed 3-6" apart Planting Depth 1/4' Thin 6" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability
Organic Envy Soybean $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - Developed by Professor Elwyn Meader at the University of New Hampshire and released in 1977. Upright 24" plants produce an abundance of all-green beans, excellent quality. Great short-season variety. 75-85 days. ±2,700 seeds/lb.  Characteristics:  Organic Green seeds Plants grow to 24 inches Excellent flavor Great short-season variety 75-85 days 50 seeds per packet  Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after the danger of frost has passed and soil and air temperatures have warmed. Soybeans can be used as edamame, fresh shell beans, or dry beans.  Direct Seed: 2" Apart Seed Depth: 1" Rows Apart: 24-36" Light: Full Sun  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability 
Arikara Yellow Bush Bean, pre-1800’s Heirloom $3.25 $3.25
Seed Exchange - Seeds were originally obtained from the Arikara tribe of North Dakota and introduced in Oscar Will’s Pioneer Indian Collection of seeds (1914). Yellow-tan seeds with red-brown eye rings. Excellent for use as a baking bean. Prolific plants, good drought tolerance. Bush habit, dry, 80-90 days Bush beans Yellow-tan seeds with red-brown eye ring Good drought tolerance Excellent used as a baking bean Dry bean 80-90 days 50 seeds Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after danger of frost has passed and soil and air temperatures have warmed. Harvest dry beans when the pods are completely mature and dry. Direct Seed 2" apart Planting Depth 1" Plant Rows Apart 36"-48"
Organic Sweet Lorane Fava Bean $3.25 $4.00
The Living Seed Company - A small seeded fava bean with a big delicious taste. Selected by Steve Solomon for great flavor. Favas are wonderful cover crops and this one is also excellent for your culinary adventures. Has a superb flavor when eaten fresh. It is also a very good dry bean for soups, stews and the like. Very cold hardy, down to 10 degrees F. Organic Bush Bean 65-100 days 50 seeds Instructions - Plant in fall in mild climates or plant as soon as the soil is workable as its hardy down to 10 degrees F.  Direct Seed 4-6" apart Planting Depth 1" Thin 6" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability
Dragon's Tongue Bush Bean $3.25 $3.75
Seed Exchange - With exceptionally crisp and juicy pods, this Dutch wax bean bears large 6-8" cream-colored pods with vivid purple mottling that fades when beans are cooked. Pods are stringless and wide. Compact, high-yielding plants. Bush habit, wax, 55-60 days. Bush bean Large cream and purple pods Stringless pods; exceptionally crisp and juicy Wax bean 55-60 days 50 seeds Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after 2-3 weeks of last frost as beans do like the ground to be warmer. Plan to support with trellis or stakes, even though it is a bush bean, the plant likes the extra support.  Direct Seed 2" apart Planting Depth 1" Plant 36-48" apart
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