Idaho grows two types of peas – dry edible and fresh garden peas. Dry edible peas include chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans. Garden pea varieties include snow peas, sugar snap peas, and other traditional garden peas.
Fun Facts about Idaho Peas
Peas are a great source of fiber, protein, folate, and important antioxidants.
Peas contain key minerals such as iron, zinc, and magnesium.
Dry peas, lentils, and chickpeas are so high in protein they can be found in the meat group as well as the vegetable group.