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

Healthy Cooking Class

Two weeks ago I had the great pleasure of teaching an interactive cooking demo to a group of children at my local homeschool charter, Twin Ridges Homestudy. I got to teach ages 5-9 how to prepare healthy indigenous food that’s also really simple! Together we made a wild rice and roasted squash pilaf (which you … More Healthy Cooking Class

Festival of Flavors; Red Lake Indigenous Food Summit 2016

Two weeks ago I had the great pleasure of going to the Great Lakes Intertribal Food Summit at Red Lake Nation in MN.  This was a gathering of many nations to celebrate food and culture of the indigenous peoples of the Great Lakes region and beyond!   I was invited to teach a native food … More Festival of Flavors; Red Lake Indigenous Food Summit 2016