July 13, 2015

Native Harvest

Many of the native trees in Tucson bear edible beans. Brad Lancaster and the Desert Harvesters host annual native tree tours to educate Tucsonans on how to locate edible and tasty legumes. Desert Harvesters also hosts an annual mesquite bean milling to help turn mesquite pods into flour that can be used in modern kitchens. Their long term efforts include trying to get to people to think about native foods on a daily basis. Producer/Editor: Andrew Brown
Videography: Andrew Brown and Nate Huffman
Support comes from
By posting comments, you agree to our
AZPM encourages comments, but comments that contain profanity, unrelated information, threats, libel, defamatory statements, obscenities, pornography or that violate the law are not allowed. Comments that promote commercial products or services are not allowed. Comments in violation of this policy will be removed. Continued posting of comments that violate this policy will result in the commenter being banned from the site.

By submitting your comments, you hereby give AZPM the right to post your comments and potentially use them in any other form of media operated by this institution.
Arizona Public Media broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents. Arizona Public Media and AZPM are registered trademarks of the Arizona Board of Regents.
The University of Arizona