Favorite Crop Varieties: Buttercup Squash, Cherokee Purple Tomato and Jimenez Beans

MOTHER EARTH NEWS readers share their favorite crop varieties, including Buttercup squash, Cherokee Purple tomato, Jimenez beans and a Squash and Black Bean Chili Recipe.

Reader favorite crop varieties include heirloom vegetables. 'Cherokee Purple' tomatoes are perfect for sandwiches.
Reader favorite crop varieties include heirloom vegetables. 'Cherokee Purple' tomatoes are perfect for sandwiches.
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