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Foodways: Introduction to Millets

Thursday, January 26, 2023, 2:00 PM until 3:00 PM
Videoconference information will be provided in an email once registration is complete.
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Although quite prevalent in many other countries, a lesser-known grain in the U.S. are millets. There are over 6,000 varieties of millets in the world! Millets are highly nutritious and easy to grow in drought conditions. To raise support for millets, the United Nations has declared 2023 the International Year of the Millets.

Guest speaker Joni Kindwall-Moore, co-founder of the North American Millets Alliance and owner of Snacktivist Foods will be presenting a virtual talk introducing us to the world of millets. She will address the origin story of millets, why they are important to our diets, their role in the climate crisis and some pro-tips for cooking with them.