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Finland Wild Rice Project: 2022 Season in Photos

Finland Wild Rice Project: 2022 Season in Photos

Although 2022 may not have been the rebound season that area wild rice harvesters were hoping for after two tough previous years, it was at least an exciting second year for the Finland Wild Rice Project…filled with learning and growth as the harvesting mentorship and 

The Finland Wild Rice House is Seeking Helpers/Paid Apprentices for the 2022 Season!

The Finland Wild Rice House is Seeking Helpers/Paid Apprentices for the 2022 Season!

The wild rice season is here and the processing facility is hiring The Finland Wild Rice House and The finland food chain are pairing up to offer Week-long paid helper/processing apprentice positions at the wild rice house throughout the month of september. With this position, 

Treaty Rights Presentation

Treaty Rights Presentation

Have you wondered what treaty rights are and why they matter for everyone in the Arrowhead Region? This program from the 1854 Treaty Authority will provide historical context, cultural awareness, information about tribal sovereignty and usufructuary rights, as well as opportunities for Q+A. The program is co-presented by the Head of the Lake Chapter of Master Naturalists, The Finland Wild Rice Project, and the 1854 Treaty Authority.

Reflection on the Wild Rice Project’s 2021

Reflection on the Wild Rice Project’s 2021

Grand Opening Event at the Wild Rice Processing Facility in Finland, Minnesota 2021 began with a plan… With the Wild Rice Project obtaining a large sum of grant funding at the beginning of the year, it was time for action. Spring 2021 was one of 

January 26th Webinar Event: Manoomin/Wild Rice: Biology, Conservation, and Monitoring

January 26th Webinar Event: Manoomin/Wild Rice: Biology, Conservation, and Monitoring

Manoomin/Wild Rice:Biology, Conservation and MonitoringWebinar Event Date: Wednesday January 26th, 2022 Time: 5:30-6:30 PM CST Join us in learning important aspects of manoomin biology, current conservation efforts and how it is monitored! Featuring 1854 Treaty Authority Resource Management Division Director, Darren Vogt, we will look 

October 2021 Webinar Event: Virtual Cooking Class

October 2021 Webinar Event: Virtual Cooking Class

Wild Rice stuffed squash

virtual cooking class with dan cahill-mathews

Date: Thursday October 28th, 2021

Time: 5:30-6:30 PM CST

Join us in a “cook-a-long” event where we learn how to prepare an amazing wild rice stuffed squash meal! Leader of the class, Dan Cahill-Mathews, co-owns and operates the Baptism River Barbecue Company with his wife. They pride themselves on a menu sourced from locally produced animals, produce and hardwoods. 

Free meal kits containing ingredients sourced from local farms will be available for pick up at the Clair Nelson Community Center in Finland, MN beginning Monday October 25th. 

August 2021 Webinar Event: Nutrition of Manoomin/ Wild Rice Zoominar Event with Dr. Emily Onello

August 2021 Webinar Event: Nutrition of Manoomin/ Wild Rice Zoominar Event with Dr. Emily Onello

Nutrition of manoomin/ wild rice zoominar event Date: Friday August 27th, 2021 Time: 5:30-6:30 pm CST Join us in learning some of the many health benefits of manoomin! This event will kick-off our project’s goal of distributing a series of educational modules related to the