The Good Berry Cookbook

The Good Berry: Harvesting and Cooking Wild Rice and Other Wild Foods will feature 75+ recipes featuring manoomin (wild rice) and other wild foods of Minnesota.


Minnesota Historical Society Press

The images below are from harvesting balsam for ricing push poles. Shown is Kevin Hart Jr., the author’s father and cultural advisor.

During the research process for The Manoomin Cookbook, the author conducted interviews with elders and knowledge keepers. Here is a wonderful clip from an interview with Fond du Lac (Anishinaabe) elder, artist, curator, educator, and consultant, Wendy Savage.

The Manoomin Book had help with funding from the Tiwahe Foundation & an Oyate Leadership Grant in 2019.

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