Monthly Archives: May 2013

MAIZE

A grain plant cultivated by indigenous peoples in Mesoamerica. 2500 BC.   The term “maize” is originally from the ancient word mahiz (6). Mahiz comes from the Taino language of the indigenous people of pre-Columbian America. Nowadays, the terms maize and corn are often used interchangeably, with one being used more frequently than the other […]