Processing Wild Rice (Manoomin) the Sustainable Way

The Chippewa Nation has been processing wild rice, also known as “manoomin,” in a traditional and sustainable way for generations. Learn the steps of this process and how buying sustainably harvested rice supports indigenous families, Great Lakes communities and sustainable agriculture.

Wild Rice
Wild rice requires no maintenance, no machinery, no artificial fertilizers.
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