Ingredient Spotlight: Heirloom Popcorn

updated May 2, 2019
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Look at the gorgeous heirloom popcorn we found on our recent trip to the Midwest! Now that we have experienced this diversity of color and flavor, we don’t think we can ever go back to “standard” popcorn. Can’t find heirloom popcorn at your local farmers’ market or store? Don’t worry, we have some online resources for you…

Emma first posted about

red, white, and blue popcorn

Some heirloom varieties may even be hundreds or even thousands of years old. The ones pictured above are baby yellow, red ruby, baby rice, blue heron, and black hills.

If you don’t have access to heirloom popcorn at your farmers’ market or other local stores, check out these mail order sources:
Amish Country Popcorn
Boulder Popcorn
Crown Jewel Gourmet
Fireworks Popcorn
479° Popcorn

(Image: Emily Ho)