Thursday, October 9th, White Earth Winter Market Begins

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When:  Second Thursday of the Month from 3:00-6:00 p.m.

Where:  White Earth Tribal and Community College (Cultural/Drum Hall), 2250 College Rd, Mahnomen, MN

The White Earth Community Farmers’ Market offers fresh, locally grown produce, baked goods and crafts. The market is a collaboration between the White Earth Health Education Program, MC4QL Project, the City of Mahnomen, and the White Earth Tribal and Community College Extension Service. WIC Fresh fruits/vegetable vouchers are accepted!

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October 9th/November 13th/December 11th/January 8th/February 12th/March 12th/April 9th

 

Download flyer here:2014 winter market flyer

If you would like to be a vendor it is $25. for winter season or $5. per month.  All vendors must have produced the  food products and art.

Tammy Bellanger                           or                  Kim Turner

218-935-0417 Ext. 213                                     218-983-3286 Ext. 1359

tbellanger@wetcc.edu                                    kimpt@whiteearth.com

Three Sisters Harvest Cook-off & Seed Saving and Dehydration Day

Saturday, October 18th, 10:30 to 3:30 pm

White Earth Tribal & Community College (Wadiswan Building) in squash
Mahnomen, MN

Bring a Three Sisters Dish for cook-off. One (or all) of the Three Sisters ingredients; corn, beans and squash has to be the star of the dish. A ballot vote will be held for 1st and 2nd place prizes ($40-1st & $20- 2nd for local food gift certificate). All Welcome! Lunch provided.

Featured activities:

  • Free pumpkin carving, drying pumpkin seeds
  • How to traditionally dehydrate squash
  • Seed saving
  • How to make hominy

Questions call: Becca at 218-935-0417 Ext. 314 or rebecca.dallinger@wetcc.edu

Download White Earth flyer:October WE flyer

Download Red Lake flyer:redlakeOct2014

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Minonjigewin:  Someone is eating right  is part of the Revitalizating Traditional Anishinaabeg Connections Project. This project is a partnership between the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, Red Lake Nation, White Earth Tribal and Community College and funded by the Bush Foundation. Monthly activities will happen on White Earth the 3rd week of each month. All  are welcome to take part as well as attend gatherings at Leech lake and Red Lake.

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Fall Mushroom Gathering

September 20, 2014, 9:30-3:30pm

Little Elbow Tribal Park Lake Campground, White Earthcollect mushrooms

We will gather to learn how to identify, gather, and cook Fall wild mushrooms. We ask folks to bring a picking bag and a small knife. All are welcome!

Questions call: Becca at 218-935-0417 Ext. 314, White Earth Tribal & Community College Extension Service

Download Flyer: sept mushroom flyer

Directions:  Hwy 59 has been under construction so for an alternative route -if coming from Detroit Lakes take U.S. Highway 21 into White Earth. At Stop sign take a right on 34 and at next 4 way stop sign take a left by Rez-taurant and plaground onto Hwy 21 till stop sign at “T” and turn right on State Highway 113 (turn East or right). Travel till you see Little Elbow Lake Park sign (just past post 31) and turn left. It is located immediately north of Tullaby Lake. Follow signs to Little Lake Park. There will be a “Wild Food Summit” sign on State Hwy 113 by park signs. 

strawberry borderMinonjigewin:  Someone is eating right  is part of the Revitalizating Traditional Anishinaabeg Connections Project. This project is a partnership between the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, Red Lake Nation, White Earth Tribal and Community College and funded by the Bush Foundation. Monthly activities will happen on White Earth the 3rd week of each month. All community members are welcome to take part as well as attend gatherings at Leech lake and Red Lake.

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Making Raised Beds & How to Compost

Saturday, May 3rd , 9 am – 12 pm 

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Raised Beds: The utilization of raised beds offers ease of planting and caring for your garden. Participants will learn how to construct a simple, wooden raised bed frame and about some of the many ideas/options available for material and construction.

Static Composting: Learn how to make inexpensive compost bins and how composting your yard waste, fruit and vegetable peelings can help you to create nutrient rich soil for your garden.compost bin

Cost: $5.00

Location: White Earth Tribal and Community College Extension Service Building (middle building-new campus), 2254 College Rd, Mahnomen

 To register with Tammy Bellanger at 218-935-0417 Ext. 213 or  tbellanger@wetcc.edu