Watch small Sask. producers harvest some of the world's finest wild rice

Join chef Ricardo Larrivée as he cruises the northern of Saskatchewan rivers and learns about the traditional harvesting methods.

"Nothing compares to Canadian wild rice grown in shallow rivers and lakes."

Ricardo Larrivée travels to Lac La Ronge to learn how Aboriginal farmers in northern Saskatchewan are bringing jobs to the local community. 3:04

Farmer Tom Hamilton spends late August boating around the shallow shorelines and bays of Lac La Ronge, Saskatchewan. He is harvesting some of the world's most nutritious wild rice, which will later be bought and processed by the Northern Lights Food Company.

The goal is not to harvest as much rice as possible, but to harvest the best quality rice and create projects that respect the local Cree community.

Join Ricardo Larrivée as he cruises the rivers of northern Saskatchewan and learns about traditional harvesting methods.


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