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Members of a joint effort between LDF Elder & Aging and LDF Country Market teammates to keep LDF Elders supplied during the pandemic. Pictured from left standing: Sharon Thompson, Chris Fuller, Serena Johnson, Driver, Joely Armstrong, Lorraine Wildcat, and Sedwick Armstrong. Seated: George Careful. Tribal Elders are respected and revered throughout the community. Protecting them…

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As part of our collaboration with Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council (GLITC), we offer up the following three delicious and healthy recipes. These were supplied by Kassy Garcia, the nutrition educator of GLITC’s Family Nutrition Program, also known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP-Ed). SNAP-Ed provides nutrition education to food-share eligible or low-income participants. SNAP-Ed’s …

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LDF Country Market’s Carmen Potts greatest wish for the LDF community? “To get our old lives back,” she says. Until the pandemic passes, however, she is doing all she can to get us there. “My greatest hope is people realize one life is as important as any other,” Carmen says. “If we all get together…

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Recipes: Native Wild Rice (Manoomin) In honor of the annual wild rice harvest, we offer some special recipes in this post. Wild rice is different from commercially available rice. The rice is a highly-textured, uneven-grain, medium-brown in color with a nutty aroma. You can actually see the difference in the video below. If you cannot…

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[Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in the Vilas County Economic Development Corporation e-newsletter. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we were only recently able to receive the recognition plaque. The LDF Country Market team is proud to serve the community, keeping supplies flowing during the pandemic. Thank you to everyone who has come together to…

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After 20 years working at the LDF Country Market, you would think Jeff Williams had seen it all. And then came the global pandemic—a history making event we had not experienced for 100 years. “It’s stressful for everyone,” Jeff says. “Everyone wonders if they’re going to catch covid and how it will impact them and…

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