Global Plant Forward Conference Recap

The 2021 virtual Global Plant Forward (GPF) conference was attended by Adam Veile and Kaci Vohland from Communique on behalf of Northarvest Bean Growers Association. They also presented at the GPF event on March 30 – April 1, 2021. The Global Plant-Forward Culinary Summit is a joint initiative of the CIA and Harvard T.H. Chan […]

Final Change to Register for BeanCon21

Registration for BeanCon21 is officially open. The event is a one-stop-shop for all things dry beans, combining innovative sessions on future trends, harvest and quality updates, live chef demos and one-on-one business networking sessions in a virtual setting.   Other topics on the agenda include: Why Beans are the Next Big Thing The U.S. Dry […]

Special Announcement: BeanCon21

The U.S. Dry Bean Council is hosting the first ever global dry bean conference, bringing together dry bean buyers and stakeholders from all over the world.   Due to ongoing COVID restrictions, BeanCon21 will be a virtual experience. While USDBC would’ve loved to meet in person, the organization is excited about the opportunity to connect […]

BeanCon21 Website is Live

BeanCon21 is set for March 2-4, 2021 in Las Vegas. This is a first of its kind global conference on everything beans, focusing strongly on innovation. Also, it will be a one stop shop for buyers and sellers. Additional information is available at

Dry Beans on Display at the School Nutrition Association Conference

This past week, Megan Myrdal and Faye Courneya represented the Northarvest Bean Growers Association at the School Nutrition Association annual conference in St. Louis, Missouri. The duo talked with school nutrition professionals from across the United States about ways to make bean dishes kids crave.   View more pictures by clicking here.