Amazing Maize

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Friday, September 07, 2018
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Myles Standish State Forest - Interpretive Center
Myles Standish State Forest - Interpretive Center
194 Cranberry Rd.
Carver, MA 02330

Did you know human beings invented American Corn, or Maize? It’s true! Join the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation and park interpreters at the Myles Standish State Forest to find out how hunter-gatherers in Mesoamerica (modern day Central America) transformed a barely edible grass into the world’s most popular and important staple food.

Program suitable for children ages 13+. Rain or shine.

Cost: Free

For more information:
Phone: (508) 866-2526
Category: Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Hosted By: Massachusetts DEpartment of Conservation and Recreation
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Colorful corncobs
Photo by Sam Fentress.

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