New!

WAKAPA Bar •
Wakpa Bar serves beer and wine and features a menu of indigenous snacks and small plates, such as elk skewers, bison birria tacos, smoked turkey legs, smoked walleye and bean dip, popcorn with crickets and more. Walk-ins only.

Now available

WÉTU • SPRING MENU
Spring is here! Enjoy our delicious new menu. WATHÓTHO • THADÓ • WAKSÍKA THANKA • SKÚYA • IYÚDTHUN

New!

WAKAPA Bar •
Now Open
Wakpa Bar serves beer and wine and features a menu of indigenous snacks and small plates, such as elk skewers, bison birria tacos, smoked turkey legs, smoked walleye and bean dip, popcorn with crickets and more. Walk-ins only.

Now available

WÉTU • SPRING MENU
Spring is here! Enjoy our delicious new menu. WATHÓTHO • THADÓ • WAKSÍKA THANKA • SKÚYA • IYÚDTHUN

Seed Stratification – Maskiikii Gitigan

The winters are cold in Minnesota. In order for native seeds to survive the winter, they go dormant, and when the days start to warm in the spring and the ground thaws, they come out of their dormancy and germinate. The process of replicating this winter dormancy in...
Garden Update 9/28

Garden Update 9/28

While fall creeps in, garden manager Louis has big plans for winterizing. Most of our plants have been harvested, save from some tomatoes, squash, and peppers still. But the big job we’re working on right now is clearing out space of already harvested plants, to...
Garden Update 9/3

Garden Update 9/3

As we approach the end of the growing season, the garden is beginning to look more and more wild. The amaranth is seeding and it’s falling over due to the weight in the flowers. The squash are ripening and being harvested, as well as the tomatoes, beans, and...
Drying Tobacco

Drying Tobacco

Tobacco is a very hardy plant that enjoys lots of heat but not humidity – if the plant is too wet it can become weak and thin. It can get to around seven feet tall when fully grown depending on the variety. In our community garden this summer we have been trying...
Garden update 7/20

Garden update 7/20

It’s been a couple weeks since our last garden update, and boy have things taken off! The amaranth and sunflowers are so tall you can barely see over them. The squash is very happy and running out of room, so it’s climbing into the bed of sun chokes. And...
Garden Update 6/28

Garden Update 6/28

So it’s been a couple of weeks since things started sprouting in the garden, and we’re really starting to see some growth now. Starting to see our first squash fruits, sunflower blooms, raspberries and strawberries. The beans, tomatoes, and sun chokes are...