Everyone knows the idiom, you are what you eat. If this is true, do we know who we are? Increasingly people are trying their hand at the old foodways. We are preserving: Food, culture, community, ourselves.
Canned dry beans are an instant pantry staple. Aside from the convenience factor, you also have the ability to control what goes into the jar. (Have you read the labels on commercial cans? Hello, sodium overdose!)