In Search of Lost Crops Where the Buffalo Roam

January 27th, 2020

A reflection by archaeologist and ethnobotanist Natalie G. Mueller on how sharing meal of long lost plants transformed her research perspective.

Archaeologist and ethnobotanist Natalie G. Mueller reflects upon how her experience of a very special meal, which took place under the auspices of Field Station 3, brought new resonance to her research questions concerning lost crops and the answers that were waiting to be discovered in some surprising places: namely, buffalo dung.