Indigenous Food Lab Market Update The menu for our hot lunch bar in the upcoming Indigenous retail market is taking shape. The theme is “Choose Your Direction”, which is a […]
Category: Indigenous Food Lab
Lakota Food Summit
o the Lakota Food Summit in Rapid City from February 14th to the 17th. They had a wonderful time connecting with others about a love of food sovereignty!
Meet Thomas Andrade
Thomas Andrade came to visit us as a part of our training program here at the Indigenous Food Lab. He currently lives in Anchorage, Alaska with ties to the Tseshaht, […]
Live Cooking Demo
On August 11th, we partnered with Accenture to offer a live cooking demo doubling as a Accenture employee fundraiser to benefit our work here at NATIFS. We went live at […]
Tobacco is a very hardy plant that enjoys lots of heat but not humidity – if the plant is too wet it can become weak and thin. It can get […]
Lending a Hand
With the opening of our sister restaurant Owamni nearing, some of their staff has been working with us in the Indigenous Food Lab (IFL) to research, taste, and develop their […]
Where to Find Indigenous Foods and Food Products
One of the most asked questions we get either via email, in response to meal kits we’ve done, or just people stopping us in the IFL, is “where can I […]
Foraging, Harvesting, and Drying Nettle
Last week, the kitchen staff headed out to Battle Creek Park in St. Paul to go foraging. They carefully harvested a bunch of stinging nettle (using leather gloves of course!). Now despite the stinging hairs all along the leaves and stems and their bad reputation, there are actually many uses for nettle both edible and medicinal.