By Sarah Fiorello

field of flax

Linum ussitatissimum

Flax fibers are used to make linen, which was woven with wool to make a course and durable cloth known as linsey-woolsey. This fabric was made into clothing worn by enslaved people. The cloth was also made into light weight blankets.

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Fish Pepper

Capsicum annuum ‘Fish Pepper’

African Bird’s-eye pepper

Capsicum frutescens ‘African Bird’s Eye’


Citrullus lanatus