Fava beans need a long, cool growing season, making them a natural choice for Northern California and Oregon. They are also widely grown in Minnesota and Canada. They do well in Wisconsin when they are planted with peas in early spring and the summer does not get too hot.
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Chicago native Laura Reynolds has been writing for 40 years. She attended American University (D.C.), Northern Illinois University and University of Illinois Chicago and has a B.S. in communications (theater). Originally a secondary school communications and history teacher, she's written one book and edited several others. She has 30 years of experience as a local official, including service as a municipal judge.