Hunting for the ancient lost farms of North America | Ars Technica

Enlarge / At Ash Cave in Ohio, archaeologists discovered an enormous cache of seeds from lost crops, including domesticated native goosefoot (similar to quinoa). These seeds were so far from their wild habitats that they had clearly been domesticated.

2,000 years ago, people domesticated these plants. Now they’re wild weeds. What happened?

Source: Hunting for the ancient lost farms of North America | Ars Technica

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