California Wild Rice Farmers

Supplying The World's Wild Rice Needs

We are the Wild Rice Farmers of California working together to bring you this flavorful, nutritious and versatile food that was once known as “the good berry” to Native Americans.  We strive to bring you the highest quality product on earth while using sustainable farming practices that benefit the environment.

Welcome to the California Wild Rice website. We have provided a place to discover all you ever wanted to know about this unique grain. Here, you can learn of the time-honored traditions of the first inhabitants of North America, or the feeding habits of migrating waterfowl. Uncover the culinary secrets of some of California’s top chefs, or learn the simple steps for preparing a tasty and nutritious meal. Gain the knowledge for extending life, or the satisfaction of a healthy diet – it’s all here, and all you need do now is click!

Wild Rice is easy to prepare and can be a versatile addition. Wild rice preparation is as simple as combining one part Wild Rice with three parts water! Average cooking times range from 30 to 50 minutes. Flavorful, nutritious and natural, California Wild Rice satisfies the most demanding palate.  Follow package direction or use one of these easy methods:  Preparing Wild Rice 

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Thanksgiving is a time for enjoying the bountiful gifts of the Earth.
For hundreds of years, Wild Rice has been a traditional ingredient of American feasts.  
Try one of these recipes and make Wild Rice part of your family’s Thanksgiving tradition.

Apple-Sage Wild Rice Stuffing
Mini Pumpkins stuffed with Wild Rice
California Wild Rice and Walnut Dressing
Wild Rice and sausage stuffing

Our Chef's Circle is continually developing new recipes and uses for wild rice especially with you, the professional chef, in mind.