All posts tagged: farmer’s market

Indian Corn

Indian Corn

Indian corn, also known as Flint corn or calico corn, is a true harbinger of autumn. The dried cobs of many-colored kernels were originally cultivated by Native American tribes, dating back to 1000 BC. Today it is mainly grown for decorative purposes, but can also be consumed in the form of hominy. I came across this perfect little still life on a table at the Santa Fe Farmer’s Market. There was no arranging needed – just a quick snap of the shutter as I passed by. Image title: Indian Corn Purchase this microstock image in various sizes at Dreamstime

Chile Harvest

The heady aroma of chiles blistering over an open flame wafts through the farmer’s market these days in Santa Fe. Bushels of brightly colored green, red and yellow chiles are everywhere. Whether you like them hot, hot, hot or mildly smokey – you’ll find just the right pepper to get your chile fix! In New Mexico we spell our peppers “c-h-i-l-e” and ask for “Christmas” on our huevo rancheros. That’s how we know if you’re a native or just passing through. Image title: Chile Harvest Purchase this microstock image in various sizes at: Dreamstime