Foraging for food is a satisfying and healthy option for filling our pantries. For Native Americans it’s also a way to connect to a tradition that goes back long before contact. In addition to the knowledge of plants and seasons, modern foragers often need to know about private property lines or agreements that allow harvesting on public land. We’ll talk with expert foragers on keeping the tradition alive and how beginners can get started.
Tashia Hart (Anishinaabe from the Red Lake Nation) – biologist and chef
Melissa Lewis (Cherokee) – plant enthusiast
Tina Andrew (TON) – ancestral ranger at Saguaro National Park
Lisa Iron Cloud (Oglala Sioux) – forager
Break Music: True Love (The Berry Picking Song) (song) Kalan Wi (artist) Celebrate (album)