Organic Edible Beans


Workshop audio recording from the 2017 MOSES Organic Farming Conference.


Cindy Brown
Saturday Session III

Chippewa Valley Bean, the largest U.S. processor and exporter of edible beans, has been growing and supporting edible bean growers in the Midwest for over 40 years. Now, they’re looking to expand their organic production. Join this discussion to learn about the financial, marketing and production considerations required, and the processing needs for organic edible dry bean success.

Cindy Brown, president of Chippewa Valley Bean, is the current North American regional vice president to the Global Pulse Confeder- ation, and received a Governor’s Export Achievement Award in 2015. Brown helped secure 2016 as the United Nations International Year of the Pulses.