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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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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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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green door, bags of fava beans. Manicured nails holding matching snacks

The Best Of British

THE ‘B’ WORD With Brexit looming, backing British is becoming super important. The agricultural industry provides raw materials for the UK’s large...

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adam as a child. zoe as a baby. our story. our family

How it all started

Our founding duo, Adam Palmer and Zoe Palmer-Oates, discovered their passion for producing food whilst growing up on their grandfather's farm. Upo...

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