Shalitha Peaches at Ndée Bikíyaa. Andi Murphy photo.
In this episode, I hit the road and talk with some folks at the 6th annual Apache Harvest Festival at the Ndée Bikíyaa farm in Canyon Day, Arizona.
On this show:
Onah Ditzer, farm education coordinator at Ndée Bikíyaa
Rachel Beauty, Apache culture intern for the Yavapai Apache Nation
Shalitha Peaches, distribution manager for Ndée Bikíyaa
Nephi Craig, Café Gozhóó
Emery Hoffman, White Mountain Apache Tribe water resources
All photos by Andi Murphy
Dezeray Garcia makes Apache corn mush.
Frozen, slushy drinks from Cafe Gozhoo.
Wild Indian tea for everyone.
Acorn stew and quinoa.
Apache corn mush.
Young volunteers separate acorn nuts from their shells.
Apache corn bread.
Shalitha Peaches at Ndée Bikíyaa.
Pueblo bread demo.
Hot from the oven. Pueblo bread.
Cafe Gozhoo teams unearths roasted vegetables.
Delicious, fresh fried rainbow trout.
Cafe Gozhoo team prepares roasted vegetables.
Emery Hoffman batters and fries rainbow trout.
Roasted corn, potatoes and squash from the underground pit.
My first taste of acorn stew! Delicious!