Wild rice is considered as one of the United States' most endangered foods. It grows wild and has been harvested naturally for generations in northern Minnesota. Contributor Jennie Cecil Moore talked with several people in the region to learn more about their efforts to preserve the culture and culinary joy surrounding the grain.
Jennie Cecil Moore is a Seattle radio producer whose work explores culture, art, food, and history. She currently is covering the story of endangered foods in the United States. This segment was produced with assistance from Northern Community Radio in Bemidji, Minnesota.