Lewisburg to Rich Creek

Feverish red and orange bags of Bloody Butcher corn are stoneground at a historic mill. The Greenbrier Valley hills are full of blazing beauties among the trees as autumn sweeps across the highway.

Second Creek

Second Creek

January 4, 2012 |

“This is our Bloody Butcher Corn, it’s all different colors, see? It’s red, yellow and purple.”

Reed’s Mill has been grinding an heirloom variety of corn called Bloody Butcher, grown locally and from the same seeds that have been ground at the mill for generations. Possibly, all the way back to when the mill first opened around 1791.
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