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Get To Know Your Maple Syrup:

Get To Know Your Maple Syrup:

Get To Know Your Maple Syrup: The Health Benefits of Native Harvest’s Natural Maple Syrup According to the University of Rhode Island, Researchers have discovered 34 new beneficial compounds in pure maple syrup and confirmed that 20 compounds discovered in preliminary research that play a key role in human health. Maple syrup contains antioxidants that act as anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory agents, according to laboratory studies. Maple syrup also contains important minerals including manganese, riboflavin, and zinc, calcium, phosphorus, iron, sodium, and potassium. It is one of the lowest calorie natural sweeteners at approximately 54 calories per tablespoon. In comparison, that’s...

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Moon of the Boiling Sap

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Moon of the Boiling Sap

Moon of the Boiling Sap As the Moon of the Boiling Sap approaches (Iskigamizige-giizis), the ice breaks apart and the waterways re-open. The songs of migratory birds are heard again as the woodland creatures emerge from winter hibernation. At White Earth, one of the most important “thanksgiving” ceremonies takes place when the sap flows freely as the days become warm and sunny and the nights are still freezing. Spring is a time of renewal and abundance for the people. The New Year begins in the spring with the flowing of the sap, the first thunders, and the budding of the...

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13 Moons and Native Harvest Products

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13 Moons and Native Harvest Products

13 Moons and Native Harvest Products At Native Harvest, we are proud to bring you the taste of White Earth. At White Earth Land Recovery Project, we are working to recover, revitalize, and preserve the knowledge of our land, people, and traditional foods. One of the projects we are working on focuses on the seasonal cycles of the 13 moons. The White Earth Ojibwe people traditionally use the sun, moon, and stars to keep track of time. The turtle has 13 plates on her back, each representing a moon. Each Native Harvest product is connected to the people of White...

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Delicious Recipes for Native Harvest’s Seneca White Hominy

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Delicious Recipes for Native Harvest’s Seneca White Hominy

 Are you trying to decide how you’d like to prepare your Native Harvest White Seneca Hominy? Check out the Yummly website for delicious meal ideas. Whether you’re craving a hot, tasty bowl of soup or a spicy Mexican dish, Yummly has some creative ways to prepare hominy for your next meal. Our hominy is quick and easy to make. Simply add it to boiling water and it’s ready within 5 minutes. All of our corn is grown at White Earth, and our hominy is made with care and love in our very own kitchen. Hominy is versatile and can be added to...

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Native Harvest’s Seneca White Corn- A Healthy Choice

Native Harvest’s Seneca White Corn- A Healthy Choice

Native Harvest’s Seneca White Corn- A Healthy Choice Native Harvest is pleased to bring you Senca White Corn (Ho-Ga-Wa). Our Ho-Ga-Wa is hand-picked, hand-braided, and naturally air dried. Lots of love, prayer, and song went into raising our Ho-Ga-Wa corn. Seneca White Corn is one of the oldest documented varieties of Seneca corn; it is hundreds of years old. We offer Seneca White Corn in three forms. Dried Hominy, Cornmeal, and dried Seneca White Corn. We are proud to preserve, grow, and share indigenous varieties of produce like Seneca White Corn. Native Harvest’s Dried Hominy is easy to prepare and...

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