Slow Food Sacramento

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Elegant Beans & Beyond

Lodi, CA 209-855-BEAN |
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Elegant Beans and Beyond, based on the Mohr-Fry Ranches, grows new crops (both summer and winter) of exotic and heirloom dry beans. Each bean has its own unique, subtle flavor.

Owners Chip and Bobbie Morris are fifth generation farmers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley. All the beans are hand picked and hand packed. Additionally, they are nonGMO and gluten free.

Their beans available through Produce Express, which distributes to more than 200 local restaurants, including Magpie and Paragary’s. Their beans are also available at grocery stores throughout the Sacramento area (and beyond) such as Whole Foods, Taylor’s Market, Williams Sonoma, Bel Air, Knob Hill, and Raleys.

As quoted in California Country magazine, “We try to be a company of integrity by treating our employees fairly, by using sustainable growing practices, and by treating whomever we do business with fairly…The secret of our success can be defined in one word: Integrity.”