Gallery: Seed-Saving Part 2: Storing Beans, Squash, and Other Large See...

Beans are incredibly easy to save. Let some of the big, heavy bean pods dry out in the sun, and once they’re nicely shrivelled, toss them into a paper bag for a few weeks to dry out even further. You’ll then be able to crack them open with ease to extract the hard, dried bean inside it, and then store those in paper bags or sealed glass jars until you’re ready to slow-cook them or shove them into the earth next planting season.

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