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Native Foods Project

Program Contact: Jenny W. Loyd, 4-H Program Coordinator
(509) 574-1600 •

A Leader’s Guide to the Food Culture of the Native American Plateau Cultural Area for 5th-8th Graders. Topics include: Salmon, Plants of the Plateau, Berries and Other Fruits of the Forest, and Roots.


  • learn about native foods of the Pacific Northwest
  • safely prepare, preserve, store and serve some of these foods
  • learn about healthy eating and the importance of being active
  • make tools and utensils used to harvest and preserve native foods

Leader Publications

EB1966E- Leader’s Guide to Native Foods: Linking the Past with the Present