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Aug. 22 – Labor Day, Sept. 2, 2019

New Attraction: The Sioux Chef® Presents the Indigenous Food Lab at Dan Patch Park

The Sioux Chef® Presents the Indigenous Food Lab at Dan Patch Park

Celebrate the richness, beauty and diversity of Minnesota’s indigenous foods and culture in a special daylong program on Sunday, Sept. 1, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., at Dan Patch Park.

Details

Throughout the day, indigenous chefs will demonstrate native foods from North America and share the history, cultural significance, culinary and medicinal uses, and preservation techniques of an array of ingredients and dishes. Winner of a prestigious James Beard Award, Chef Sean Sherman will present a cooking demonstration and discuss the foundations of the Indigenous Food Systems. Also taking center stage are traditional drumming, singing and dancing that showcase the cultural artistry of Minnesota tribes. The program will also feature NATIFS (North American Traditional Indigenous Food Systems), a non-profit organization focused on education and access to Native foods, and introduce the Indigenous Food Lab, a culinary training center coming to the Twin Cities in 2020. Free with fair admission. Presented with the support of the Minnesota State Fair Foundation.

9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1. Check daily schedules in August for a list of programs that are part of The Sioux Chef® Presents the Indigenous Food Lab at Dan Patch Park.

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Directions

Located at Dan Patch Park