Daisy in a tractor

Drilling Spring Fava Beans

We’ve been farming here in the heart of the Yorkshire Wolds for over 20 years now. But this year, for the very first time, we decided to grow our o...

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Netflix and Snacks

Netflix and Snacks

Cheese and wine. Salt and pepper. Netflix and snacks. Some things are just mean to be together so we thought we’d pick out some of our favourite Ne...

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the bean that's shaking up britain. fava beans. are they new?

What are fava beans?

Fava beans might sound exotic, but they’re actually one of the UK’s oldest domesticated food crops – we’ve been growing and eating them her...

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fava bean field in the sunshine. flowers and pods are on the plant. healthy crop. sustainable food

Why we love beans....

Here at The Honest Bean Co, we never miss a chance to big up British pulses. But truly, there are so many reasons to fall in love with beans.  Her...

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animal protein versus plant protein. myth buster about beans

Animal protein vs Plant protein

Animal protein v Plant protein Did you know that around 20% of our bodies are made up of protein? It’s available in loads of different food source...

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myth buster. the truth about lectins. do beans make you fart?

The truth about lectins

After a few years in the business, we’ve come to realise that there are many myths about beans and pulses that are not necessarily true. We’ve don...

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Full of british beans. Sign on door. Farm door. We grow beans

What is a sustainable diet?

Right now, our whole food system is not sustainable - we’re struggling to meet the needs of present population, which is growing a considerable ra...

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