How Native Americans Domesticated New World Plants
New World Plants That Hit the Big Time: The Amazing Story of How Native Americans Domesticated Corn, Beans, Squash, Chile Peppers and Chocolate. We'll discuss the fascinating history, domestication process and worldwide economic importance today of these crop plants that were domesticated first in the New World.
This program is free and open to the public. Signing up is suggested. Refreshments will be available starting at 1:00 pm with the speaker presenting from 1:30-2:30 pm. Following the program, Comal Master Gardeners will conduct a business meeting from 2:30-3:30pm.