National Bean Day
Why is National Bean Day celebrated?
Wondering why National Bean Day is held on January 6? That's the same day as the famous geneticist, Gregor Mendel, died in 1884. Mendel used bean plants and pea plants to develop theories on genetics in plants.
How do you celebrate National Bean Day?
You can send friends and family bean-related greeting cards or you can plant beans in your backyard garden. It's also a good day to honor the contribution of Gregor Mendel through a lecture, a presentation or a book report. Or, make a few recipes from this eBook!