Tomatoes in the Old World

Returning from Mexico to Spain, Conquistadors brought back seeds of tomatoes in the 16th Century. Continue reading

Grape Cultivation circa 4000 BCE

Regions surrounding the Black and Caspian Sea (modern Turkey, Iran, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Russia) is where grapes started to be cultivated, with a possibility that wine may have been made then too, but the only wine evidence being made is about 500 later (circa 3500 BCE). Continue reading

New World Cultivation of Crops

Based on the findings of Bruce Smith, from National Museum of Natural History, washington, DC, USA. Continue reading

Beans Grown Since Ancient Times

Bean, Bean, The Musical Fruit, the more you eat, the more you…

All around the world, beans grown since ancient times. Continue reading

Rye Cultivated Southwest Asia

Asia was cultivating Rye, Circa 6500 BCE. Continue reading

The Egyptians Cultivated Barley

The Egyptians have been cultivating Barley since circa 4000 BCE, Using it as animal feed and in brewing of beer. Continue reading

Brussels Sprouts Grown Commercially

Brussels Sprouts may have been named as such as they were first cultivated and grown commercially near Brussels, Belgium around 1200s. Continue reading

Einkorn Domestication, Southwest Asia

Einkorn is described as a one grained form of wheat. Continue reading

Wheat, the First Cereal Crop

The First evidence of wheat as a cereal crop and its cultivation was before 10,000 BCE. Continue reading

Cotton being used in the New World

El Paraiso (a site on the Peruvian Coast) was a cotton producing centre of the New World. Continue reading