All About Squash – Brenda’s Nutritional Information

Autumn is squash season, and for many of us that means pumpkin pie and butternut squash soup. However, for the people of South and Central America, squash has served as a cherished dietary staple for centuries. It was also a part of the “Three Sisters” triad – corn, beans, and squash – the primary agricultural crops of many indigenous people in North America. The three crops were planted close together using a technique called “companion planting”.


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