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The real Indian corn

(article, Culinate staff)

You know, you gotta hand it to the New York Times style editors in the subversiveness department. In a recent issue of the paper's style magazine, hiding between the interview with a Dutch supermodel and the tips on shopping (or not) in Jerusalem, the staff stashed a wacky little article about Tuscarora corn. 

Writer Verlyn Klinkenborg's breezy little piece sums up the history of corn — from Native American creativity through modern GMO dominance and now back to heritage seed — in a few brief pages, and included tips on where to stay and eat if, you know, you feel like touring New York's corn country. Go, seed savers!