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Grand Portage CACHE project

CACHE Farmer's Market sign

The Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa has created the CACHE Project, which stands for “Community Agriculture through Culture, Health and Education.”
The acronym perfectly captures what the Grand Portage community is doing—coming together to share food from community gardens and to learn new and old ways of harvesting.
Rhonda Silence learns more about CACHE in this series. The production of this WTIP series is supported by the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
 
 


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Rick Anderson, guide for the Wild Edibles Tour, explains how to harvest a cattail

Grand Portage CACHE project: The Wild Harvest

The Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa has created the CACHE Project, which stands for “Community Agriculture through Culture, Health and Education.”

WTIP’s Rhonda Silence recently took a field trip to learn more about CACHE. Here’s her report on the "Wild Edibles Tour," led by CACHE committeemember Rick Anderson. 

Photos by Rhonda Silence

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Grand Portage Agriculture Coordinator Andy Schmidt and helper Dennis Westerlind working on the Elder's raised garden bed

Grand Portage CACHE Project: Sharing the harvest

The Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa has created the CACHE Project, which stands for “Community Agriculture through Culture, Health and Education.”

What does CACHE mean to the elders in the community? WTIP’s Rhonda Silence finds out in this interview with Patty Winchell-Dahl, the director of the Grand Portage Elder Nutrition Program. 

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CACHE - Andy Schmidt

Grand Portage CACHE Project: learning in the garden with Andy Schmidt

The Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa has created the CACHE Project, which stands for “Community Agriculture through Culture, Health and Education.”
WTIP’s Rhonda Silence learns more about CACHE in this interview with the Grand Portage Agriculture Coordinator Andy Schmidt.
 
 

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Rick Anderson

Grand Portage community comes together with the CACHE Project

The Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa has created the CACHE Project, which stands for “Community Agriculture through Culture, Health and Education.”

The acronym perfectly captures what the Grand Portage community is doing—coming together to share food from community gardens and to learn new and old ways of harvesting.

WTIP’s Rhonda Silence learns more about the CACHE Project in this interview with one of the CACHE committee members, Rick Anderson.

The production of this series on the Grand Portage CACHE program is supported by the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. 
 

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