According to this infographic from Nationwide Bank, the first Thanksgiving ever was in 1621. What was on the menu? Wild goose or duck, wild turkey, deer, flint corn, fish, shellfish, and eel—pretty different from today's traditional feast of turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy, and corn. We also learned that you can no longer blame tryptophan for your turkey coma. As it turns out, other meats also contain comparable levels of it. All those carbs are what truly makes you…

Fun Facts About Thanksgiving

According to this infographic from Nationwide Bank, the first Thanksgiving ever was in 1621. What was on the menu? Wild goose or duck, wild turkey, deer, flint corn, fish, shellfish, and eel—pretty different from today's traditional feast of turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy, and corn. We also learned that you can no longer blame tryptophan for your turkey coma. As it turns out, other meats also contain comparable levels of it. All those carbs are what truly makes you…

Grow popcorn! This flint corn is beautiful for ornamental use and perfect for popping. #vegetablegarden

Glass Gem Corn -

Grow popcorn! This flint corn is beautiful for ornamental use and perfect for popping. #vegetablegarden

‘An amazing, amazing food:’ A Maine man’s mission to preserve native flint corn — Homestead — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine

‘An amazing, amazing food:’ A Maine man’s mission to preserve native flint corn — Homestead — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine

Black Cherry / Cranberry / Crimson / Ruby/ Mauve / Burgundy

Black Cherry / Cranberry / Crimson / Ruby/ Mauve / Burgundy

Albie Barden holds some abenaki rose flint corn, which is among the  12 strains of flint corn he has grown over the years. Albie Barden of Norrigewock is among the few people who call themselves cornkeepers. He has been preserving and trying to bring back native strains of flint corn that were grown in many Maine and New England regions by Native Americans.

Albie Barden holds some abenaki rose flint corn, which is among the 12 strains of flint corn he has grown over the years. Albie Barden of Norrigewock is among the few people who call themselves cornkeepers. He has been preserving and trying to bring back native strains of flint corn that were grown in many Maine and New England regions by Native Americans.

corn template | November – Harvest / Giving Thanks | The Eastwood Aviary

November – Harvest / Giving Thanks

corn template | November – Harvest / Giving Thanks | The Eastwood Aviary

Authentic Glass Gem Corn 25 seeds by SmartSeeds on Etsy, $12.95

Glass Gem Corn, gorgeous, 25 seeds, rare heirloom, original strain, non GMO, ornamental flint corn, legendary beauty, Gem Corn Seed

Authentic Glass Gem Corn 25 seeds by SmartSeeds on Etsy, $12.95

Sehsapsing- Delaware Black Flint Corn  BAKER CREEK

Sehsapsing- Delaware Black Flint Corn BAKER CREEK

New England Eight Row (Otto File) Flint Corn

New England Eight Row (Otto File) Flint Corn

Floriani Red Flint Corn

Floriani Red Flint Corn

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