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Sourcing Wild Rice

Regulations on Buying Wild Rice Directly From Wild Harvesters or Farmers

Dry wild rice grain that has been processed to remove hulls and parched can be purchased from any source. See Finding Local Food for databases and directories of local producers.

Food Buying Guide Specifications

Reference: Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs; U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service

Food As Purchased (How the Product Can Be Purchased) — Wild Rice, Dry

Purchase Unit (How You Should Order the Product) — Pound

Servings per Purchase Unit (How Many Servings You Will Get Per Purchase Unit)

Serving Size per Meal Contribution(For Each Meal Component Category)

Amount Needed to Buy of the Purchase Units for 100 Servings

Additional Information (AP = As Purchased)

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