826NYC Post
Published in
Mar 16


By Rafael Cox

Eat It

You were in the streets. You were starving and you saw a food stand, you bought the yummiest looking food on the menu. You said to the cook, “I would like corn on the cob.” You took one bite and you were in love. You said that corn on the cob was the best thing that ever happened to you, and you were right.


Corn was an essential to Native American culture. In fact, Native Americans created corn using selective breeding corn’s ancestor, a wild grass called teosinte. The natives grew corn with squashes and beans which was the optimal growing condition for all of those plants, they were called the Three Sisters. Native Americans might be better farmers than modern ones, wow.


Evolution of Corn (