Tierra Corn Products


About Our Corn

In addition to successive seasonal crops of fresh, sweet corn, the farm dedicates space for dried corn crops too. Harvested when fully mature in the fall, dried corn is then processed throughout the fall, winter and spring months to provide fresh corn meal for polenta, breads, muffins, cookies, popcorn, tortillas and more.

Additionally, we use a number of these corns for our masa meal and hominy. The process of nixtamalization transforms the dried corn into a masa or hominy form product. In 2009 we purchased a flour mill to create corn meal and in 2015 we purchased a masa molina in order to create masa and our own farm-grown tortillas.

Nixtamalization typically refers to a process for the preparation of maize (corn), or other grain, in which the grain is soaked and cooked until tender in an alkaline solution, usually limewater, and hulled. -Wikipedia



cornmeal and corn

These are our maize, or grain crops that are predominantly composed of “dent” type corns. Dent corn creates the best meal for flour.

Some of the products you will find at Tierra Vegetables, and at the farmers markets we attend, are made in our Tierra Kitchen and include tortillas, sope, hominy, grits and posole. Products are seasonal and our inventory varies.

  • Tierra Cornmeal Varieties
  • Bloody Butcher
  • Floriani Red
  • Hickory King Yellow
  • Hickory King White
  • Hopi Blue
  • Hopi Pink
  • Michoacan Azul
  • Michoacan con Blanca
  • Oacacan Green
  • Peruvian Black
  • Supai Red

Tierra Popcorn!!


Do you remember what popcorn tasted like when you were a kid? It was sweet and warm and had an undertone of earthiness that melded with the salt and butter into a perfect explosion of flavors in your mouth. Sadly, with the advent of "processed popcorn bags" we have gone far away from that true popcorn experience. Happily, you can still have that satisfying giant bowl of popped corn to dive into - just come to Tierra Vegetables and try our delicious, non-modified, home-grown kernals of wonder. Pair it with smoked onion salt for a perfect anytime snack. Here is an easy stove top recipe.

Products are seasonal and our inventory varies.

  • Tierra Popcorn Varieties
  • Dakota Black
  • Ruby Red
  • Shaman Blue
  • White
  • Yellow