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Great Basin Community Food Co-op Seedling Sale

May 19 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Great Basin Community Food Co-op Seedling Sale

Saturday | May 19 | 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

GBCFC |  240 Court St. | Reno, NV 89501

Stop by the Seedling Sale and visit our school’s booth to check out our school’s generation 1 corn from our school’s garden.

Last spring our grades students planted many rows of beautiful indigo colored flour corn- a lineage directly from the Hopi Indians. The students planted it as the natives of this great basin did, with a fish buried below each hopeful corn sprout. There was much excitement when we returned the following week to find each and every fish had been craftily excavated by a skunk! Nevertheless, as we enjoyed our summer break our corn grew straight and tall. We returned to the cornfield at harvest time and were rewarded with a bountiful crop. Ms. Jackson’s class soaked this corn in lime water and enjoyed traditional blue corn masa tortilla. Other grades classes sampled a blue corn polenta, and plenty of these jeweled treasures were saved for seed corn. This week we have completed the cycle as we planted our very own generation 1 corn for our own garden.

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Date:
May 19
Time:
7:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Venue

Great Basin Community Food Co-op
240 Court St. Reno, NV 89502 United States + Google Map
Phone:
(775) 324-6133
Website:
http://www.greatbasinfood.coop