Crop/ Species: Corn Flour/ Flint/ and Parching
Variety: Mandan Red / Abenaki Calais, Cascade Ruby Gold, Narraganset, Rhode Island White Cap / Supai Red
Project Type: Variety Trials, primarily
Primary Goals: Providing a Support Group for growing, harvesting, processing, grinding. Find out best dry corn for polenta meal and flour; evaluate flavor for parching corn.
Project coordinator: Jeanne Sargent
Contact Info: phone: 413-634-0170, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Other people working on the project:
Michael Alterman: growing “Narraganset” and “Rhode Island White Cap”,
Coureton Dalton: growing “Mandan Red”
Tevis Robertson-Goldberg: growing “Abenaki Calais” and “Cascade Ruby Gold”
Jeanne Sargent: growing “Mandan Red”, “Abenaki Calais” and “Supai Red Parch”
Volunteer /resource needs: additional growers of any of the above varieties would be welcome to broaden the sample
Additional Comments: 25 Supai Red Parch seeds are available. Additional seeds can be purchased from Seeds of Change.
Special Assistance Requested: Several growers need help with processing and grinding their corn.