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Old 05-14-2012, 10:22 AM   #1
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May 14, 2012 - Glass Gem Corn

Here is the prettiest corn I ever did see:







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(Seed Trust) The story of glass gem corn. Seedsman Greg Schoen got the seed from Carl Barnes, a part-Cherokee man, now in his 80's, in Oklahoma.

He was Greg's "corn-teacher". Greg was in the process of moving last year and wanted someone else to store and protect some of his seeds.

He left samples of several corn varieties, including glass gem. I grew out a small handful this past summer just to see.

The rest, as they say is history. I got so excited, I posted a picture on Facebook. We have never seen anythin
g like this. Unfortunately, we did not grow out enough to sell. Look for a small amount for sale starting in August 2011. Thanks, bill
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Thanks to wolf for the find!
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Old 05-14-2012, 10:36 AM   #2
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the first picture looks really cool.... the other two just look like Indian Corn to me. Nothing new around here.
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Old 05-14-2012, 10:41 AM   #3
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All hail Demeter!!!!!
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Old 05-14-2012, 11:16 AM   #4
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Hail! Hail!
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Old 05-14-2012, 11:27 AM   #5
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Somebody pass the buttah!!!
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Old 05-14-2012, 11:43 AM   #6
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They all look beautiful to me.
An IoTD to really sink my teeth into. Yummeh!
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Old 05-15-2012, 09:55 AM   #7
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But do they taste like sweet corn? Or is this the sort that you have to dry and grind and make taco thingies out of?
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Old 05-15-2012, 09:57 AM   #8
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It's not sweet corn.
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Old 05-15-2012, 10:08 AM   #9
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It do look like sweeties though.
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