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Food is Medicine - A Traditional Food Demonstration

  • University of Nevada Reno 1664 North Virginia Street Reno, NV, 89503 United States (map)

Understand the importance of food sovereignty, and why eating traditional foods as the basis of our diet is critical for health and wellness. Please join us for a discussion around food sovereignty and biocultural heritage with Melissa Nelson. The event will include a cooking demonstration using traditional foods of the Numu, Newe and Washeshu with renowned Indigenous Chefs: Chef Lois Ellen Frank and Chef Walter Whitewater.

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Later Event: February 23
Seed Cuisine Workshop