Preparing Grain Corn for Cooking

Small-scale corn growing doesn’t have to be all about sweet corn. Use homegrown grain corns and make the best, most nutritious flour and corn meal, the old-fashioned way.

Though it’s hidden by the shucks, Navajo Copper popcorn corn has small, copper-toned ears. It was originally collected from a Navajo farmer in New Mexico.
Photo by David Cavagnaro