A fresh approach
to dried beans

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Indulge your palate and the planet

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Indulge your palate
and the planet

shop our bean harvests

A wholesome pantry upgrade for your home cooking–

Single-origin dried beans that deliver big flavor with ease.

A fresh approach
to dried beans

Unlike beans at the grocery store, ours are sourced directly from farms and delivered right to you, with harvest information on every bag.

Grown with home
cooks in mind

We obsess over quality and partner with forward-thinking farmers and researchers, ensuring our beans are packed with flavor and nutrition.

Climate-conscious
meals for all

 We're making climate-friendly food accessible to home cooks and championing farms as they do the hard work of growing food responsibly. 

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A note from
our co-founder, Lesley

After spending 15 years working in agriculture and learning about the role that beans play in human and soil health, it became clear to me that beans are the perfect food. As I cooked my way through as many beans from around the world I could get my hands on, I knew I had to share the love.

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Plant protein

Lots of fiber

Sustained energy

Key nutrients

The magic of salt, flavor, and time

High comfort, low effort. We’re spilling the beans on how to make bean cooking a breeze in our guide.

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Stock your pantry

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Rooted in connection

"I started Primary Beans to share our obsession with beans and to celebrate home cooking as an act of mindful living. Whether you have 30 minutes or 3 hours, our beans provide you with the chance to connect with yourself, those around you, and the planet."

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Improvise or impress

Weeknight or date night. Quick and easy, or low and slow. Refreshing salad or comforting stew. Side dish or main event. Time with yourself or time with friends. For breakfast, lunch, or dinner. A whole new way to appreciate beans, whatever your way is.

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Pared-down cassoulet

Deceptively known as “peasant fare” in France, cassoulet is as technical as it gets when it comes to beans. Beans are the backbone of this dish and work their magic by absorbing the many flavors...

Creamy beans on toast

A no-recipe recipe that is a must-have for your back pocket. Never forget: good, crusty bread is the perfect vessel for creamy beans. Which beans to use? Creamy beans with delicate skins...

Espinacas con garbanzos

Typically served as a tapa, this lovely stew of chickpeas (aka garbanzos), spinach, garlic, smoked paprika, and homemade croutons will surely make you nostalgic about that last time you traveled...

Pasta e fagioli

With as many variations as there are bean varieties, this Italian favorite is the perfect way to show off brothy beans in all their glory. Literally "pasta and beans," the only other ingredients you need are...

Improvise or impress

Weeknight or date night. Quick and easy, or low and slow. Refreshing salad or comforting stew. Side dish or main event. Time with yourself or time with friends. For breakfast, lunch, or dinner. A whole new way to appreciate beans, whatever your way is.

Bean tartine with sage-pistachio and pesto

Bean tartine with sage-pistachio pesto

Shakshuka with chickpeas

Frijoles de la Olla

Frijoles de la olla

Garlicky white bean spread

Garlicky white bean spread

Beans, greens, and sausage

Chipotle baked beans with cilantro pesto

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