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The grain legume market in Europe

Bruno Kezeya; Cecilia Antoni; Marcus Mergenthaler Production and uses Grain legumes have several agronomic, environmental and dietary benefits. Surprisingly, they play only a minor role in today’s farming systems as well in human nutrition in the EU. In fact, dry grain legumes represent only 2.1 % …

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Summer cooking with lentils!

On July 14th, though it was already hot in most of our regions, Claudia from heldenküche fired up our kitchens! She brought in her good mood and energy right from the moment she welcomed the participants, from all over the world – Germany, South Korea, the …

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Legumes at re:publica!

At this year’s Re:publica, Carla Ulrich (Tiny Farms, Slow Food Youth), Sofia Elisabeth Berlinghof (Tiny Farms, Slow Food Youth) and Ekkehard Spiegel (Weltacker/Global Field, and Global Bean) held a workshop on “Leguminati Calling: The solution for the food of the future lies in legumes” as part of Our Food our Future.

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Legume diversity at the ÖBZ

We are a volunteer group within the community garden project at the Ecological Education Center (ÖBZ)  in Munich and collect varieties of beans that are no longer in commercial use. We are enthusiastic about the diversity and the aesthetics of beans, of course also about the culinary enjoyment and their ecological value.

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