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Spiders and Bugs and Rice, Oh My!/ Gathering Grain: Stories of Wild Rice Harvest
September 10 @ September 10, 2022 10:00 am - September 10, 2022 5:00 pm
10–11 a.m. Spiders and Bugs and Rice, Oh My!
Meet at the Amphitheater.
Minnesota has the largest abundance of wild rice in the world! Learn how to recognize this annual plant, hear how this wild grass is harvested and grow your knowledge of this iconic state grain.
Meet at the amphitheater.
6–7:30 p.m. Gathering Grain: Stories of Wild Rice Harvest
Meet at the Marina.
Ever wonder what it’s like to harvest wild rice? Join us for an evening of traveling the wild rice country of northern Minnesota and Wisconsin through pictures and stories. Annette Drewes, Ph.D., will share her encounters with the men and women who gather this grain and will demonstrate harvesting in nearby Bass Creek.
Meet by the picnic tables by the marina.