New Beans for 2018 Our new beans for this year are from the collection of Gary Perkins of Wayland, Kentucky. All are climbing beans and are part of his collection of over 100 heirloom bean varieties from Eastern Kentucky. At least half of his varieties are from adjoining counties to his county of Floyd. Many were discovered during his work as a mining inspector and environmental protection cabinet worker
Coffee Bean: From Ivan Johnson of Right Beaver Creek in Knott County, KY. White seeds
Morgan County Bean (KY): A long-podded bean with brown speckled seeds (From Gary Perkins collection)
Myrtle Bates Greasy Cut-Short: Speckled-seeded greasy from Knott County, KY. This is an especially good bean for those interested in a high protein bean.
Pine Mountain Greasy: An excellent speckled-seeded greasy bean grown in several counties in Eastern Kentucky (From Gary Perkins collection)
Hook Bean: From Myrtle Bates of Wayland. Pods are shaped like a hook. Seeds are brown.
Harold Conley Bean: From Gillis Sturgill of Hindman KY. Seeds are light tan with small brown stripes.