Best of the 2011 Test Garden: Old Favorites

The Best Heirloom Vegetables from Organic Gardening's Test Garden in 2011

By Doug Hall

Photography by Christa Neu


OG Garden 2011 Best Of‘Chinese Red Noodle’ Pole Bean

This kid-pleasing bean grows and grows—yet the glossy wine red pods stay tender and delicious, even when they are nearly 2 feet in length. Try them sautéed with a bit of garlic.

Source: Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds