Three Sisters Project Reviving Indigenous Growing Techniques and Seeds

A research project at Iowa State University is focusing on Three Sisters Gardening, according to a post on The Conversation. Researchers are working with numerous Native American farmers and community groups in reviving seed supplies for indigenous varieties of corn, beans, squash, and sunflowers and teaching indigenous growing techniques. The far-reaching project encompasses diversifying and improving the healthfulness of food supplies in Native communities, as well as documenting the healing aspects of indigenous gardening practices.