50 Sokoki Red and Gold Flint Corn, Vermont
An heirloom native corn primarily grown for cornmeal, posole, or hominy, originating from the Northeast corner of America. This flint corn was originally grown by the Abenaki (Sokoki) native peoples living nearwhat is now Vermont. Also associated with the Pequawket people, many Sokoki lived along the Saco River, from Maine, New Hampshire and through the White Mountains into Vermont and present-day Canada. Sokoki is derived from the word sakohki, meaning "land where the river comes out."
Plants grow 7 ft. tall and bear 8-12 inch ears in golden-yellow or maroon-red colors. Dry kernels and store for use all winter.