Conserving the Sweetgrass Tradition

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe are working together to raise a ceremonial plant – sweetgrass.
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#FridaysOnTheFarm: Conserving the Sweetgrass Tradition

This Friday, we travel to Cape Cod to meet the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Mashpee, Massachusetts. To the tribe, sweetgrass is more than an ordinary-looking grass with a nice aroma. It is an important ceremonial and medicinal plant.

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