Healthy Treats; Indigenous Ingredients in Baking

I had the wonderful opportunity to go to the Great Lakes Intertribal Food Summit hosted at the Jijak Foundation at Gun Lake Pottawatami, Michigan. Where I got to work with and meet some incredible indigenous chefs and cooks, including Kristina Stanley from Brown Rice And Honey! Kristina is very creative in the kitchen finding wonderful … More Healthy Treats; Indigenous Ingredients in Baking

Sharing the the abundance; Indigenous Farming Conference 2017

Last weekend I got invited to do a youth food cooking demo at the 14th annual Indigenous Farming Conference. This event is located at Maplelag, which is a cross country ski resort in northern MN. The indigenous peoples of this land are Ojibwe ( Anishanaabe).  My family and I had a great time and learned … More Sharing the the abundance; Indigenous Farming Conference 2017

Celebrate Squash!

Last week my family and I went to EcoFarm at Asilomar State Park in Pacifac Grove CA. EcoFarm is a conference where farmers, gardeners, activists, chefs and foodies come together to celebrate organic food and farming and to share new ideas on how to feed ourselves sustainably! At EcoFarm,  OSA (Organic Seed Alliance) hosted a … More Celebrate Squash!

Corn Mother’s Gifts

Corn has always been a central part of me and my family’s life. Growing up on a farm in the Sierra Nevada Foothills of CA, we have always grown a couple of different varieties of heirloom corn every season. Some of my favorite varieties are Strawberry Popcorn, Mohawk Red Bread Flour Corn, Navajo Robins Egg … More Corn Mother’s Gifts