In this USDA-authored article, the spotlight shines on Red Lake, Inc., a business wholly-owned by Minnesota’s Red Lake Nation. Celebrating Native American Heritage Month, the piece highlights Red Lake, Inc.’s successful venture into global markets through USDA’s agribusiness trade missions (ATM). From exporting cultivated wild rice to collaborating with the Intertribal Agriculture Council and benefiting from USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service programs, Red Lake, Inc. exemplifies the intersection of Indigenous agriculture, sustainable practices, and economic growth. The article underscores their achievements in job creation, business opportunities, and contributions to the local economy, emphasizing the shared goals of USDA and the Intertribal Agriculture Council in supporting sustainable food systems and climate-smart agriculture for Native American communities.
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