Indigenous Crop Profiles

Project Type: Education Only
Funds awarded in 2020: $50,004.00
Projected End Date: 09/30/2023
Grant Recipient: Common Grain Alliance
Region: Southern
State: Virginia
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Heather Coiner
Common Grain Alliance
The most commonly grown grain crop in the U.S.--maize--has indigenous roots. So do many of the crops that help grain and vegetable growers diversify their crop rotations. This document provides a starting point for learning about these crops.
Fact Sheet
Jillian O'Donohoe, Common Grain Alliance
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Consumers
Ordering info:
Madelyn Smith
[email protected]
Common Grain Alliance
This product is associated with the project "A Modular Curriculum for Growing Food Grain for the Local Market"
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.