Northeastern Wisconsin students are learning about growing and raising wild rice by learning from the the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Manoomin (Wild Rice) team, according to an article from the university.
A Green Bay East High School agriculture class learned to care for the growing rice plants in their greenhouse.
Meanwhile, the university’s wild rice team welcomed Howard-Suamico School District third graders to learn about wild rice at a nature preserve. They learned from a citizen of the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin about wild rice origin stories, tribal restoration efforts and the cultural significance of wild rice.
Read more at the university’s article.