Organic Corn Meal (2lb)

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From Shagbark Seed & Mill, Athens, OH:

Cornmeal was first made by the indigenous peoples of North America, who introduced it to European colonists baked with salt and water. As a medicine, cornmeal was used for poultices, and infused for stomach problems. Spanish colonial cooks made bannock, hoe cake, or johnnycake, from the word, jonakin, (which was derived from the word “jannock,”), from a stiff dough. Johnnycake was the name given by enslaved Africans, who used cornmeal to make that recipe.

We freshly grind our Certified Organic Heirloom Cornmeal on a stone mill to retain its superior flavor and nutrition. Corn is also a good source of vitamin C and manganese. Grown in Ohio by Tom Klein, our cornmeal is made from Wapsie Valley Heirloom Corn. We never use GMO varieties, which is among the requirements for Organic Certification.

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Shagbark Seed & Mill Athens, OH

Shagbark Seed & Mill has been offering Single-Source, Ohio-grown, Certified Organic Heirloom Grain, and Dry Beans since 2010. We are committed to connecting our regions family farms with restaurants, schools, bakeries, and home kitchens. And because we grind to order, we know you will taste the difference!

We are Certified Organic (by OEFFA). Farming under Organic Certification means active crop rotations, no petro-chemicals, no GMO seeds, and agricultural practices that build soil, support healthy ecosystems, and protect water. Our rock-bottom pricing to school and community food access programs make it possible to bring good food to school meals and food pantries.

Strong communities, clean water, healthy soil, good company, and great eating… Join us in the Staple Food Revolution!

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