State University Extension
Food Safely - 01600688
BEANS ON THE VINE
To vine dry beans (navy, kidney, butter, great
lima, lentils and soybeans) leave bean pods on
vine until the beans inside rattle. When the vines and
are dry and shriveled, pick the beans and shell them.
pretreatment is necessary. If beans are still moist, the
process is not complete and the beans will mold if
more thoroughly dried. If needed, drying can be
in the sun, oven or a dehydrator. Pasteurization
needed for those beans dried entirely in the sun.
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