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On Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:05:08 -0600, Moe DeLoughan >

> One of my uncles and one of my brothers used to harvest their own wild
> rice. There's a couple of lakes where the wild rice has exceptionally
> long kernels. They'd harvest that, then have it processed, and share
> it with the family. It's very strenuous work to hand-harvest the rice.
> My brother would pole the canoe while my uncle worked the sticks to
> knock the rice into the bottom of the boat. Do that all day and you're
> pretty much beat by the time you pull the canoe on shore. You often
> can find other folks on shore selling the rice they've just harvested
> for fairly cheap - but then you have to pay to have it processed, or
> parch it yourself.

Folks in Italy harvest their own olives and then pay to have them
turned into oil, so why not pay to have the wild rice you just
harvested parched? It seems logical to me.

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