Growing Heirloom Gourdseed Corn

Today’s bland hybrid corns are a casualty of the industry’s focus on mass production and multi-purpose. Why not try growing heirloom gourdseed corn, a variety rich with history and flavor?

The old name of this bread is spider corn bread, spider being the early American term for a frying pan with three legs and a long handle.
The old name of this bread is spider corn bread, spider being the early American term for a frying pan with three legs and a long handle.
Photo by Rob Cardillo