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Friday, May 17 • 15:00 - 16:00
Linking Farm to School to Indigenous Food Ways / Comment intégrer les habitudes alimentaires autochtones aux programmes De la ferme à l’école

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Theme - Indigenous Food Ways: reconnecting students to their land and food
This session will share efforts in Canada and the United States to link Farm to School to indigenous food ways.

Presenters will:
Highlight best practices from the US National Farm to School Network’s partnership to support farm to school in Native Communities
Share how youth in Coquitlam, BC, are shifting their food system by helping to grow and maintain a 7-acre food forest and medicine garden on the core territory of the Kwikwetlem Peoples and the shared territory of the Tsleil-Waututh, Katzie, Musqueam, Squamish, and Sto:lo Nation.
Thème – Gastronomie autochtone : quand les élèves renouent avec leur terre et leur nourriture
 Durant cette séance, nous découvrirons les efforts déployés au Canada et aux États-Unis pour intégrer les habitudes alimentaires autochtones aux programmes De la ferme à l’école.
Les conférenciers :
  • mettront en lumière les pratiques exemplaires du partenariat établi par le réseau américain (US National Farm to School Network) pour promouvoir les programmes De la ferme à l’école dans les communautés autochtones;
  • expliqueront comment des jeunes de Coquitlam, en Colombie-Britannique, transforment leur système alimentaire pour aider à cultiver et à entretenir une forêt comestible et un jardin médicinal sur un terrain de sept acres dans le territoire principal du peuple Kwikwetlem et le territoire partagé des nations Tsleil-Waututh, Katzie, Musqueam, Squamish et Sto:lo.

avatar for Paneena Sara-Lynn Harding

Paneena Sara-Lynn Harding

MA NRES Graduate Candidate, University of Northern British Columbia
I belong to the Secwepemculecw. I am a second year graduate candidate at the University of Northern British Columbia, in the MA Natural Resources and Environmental Studies program. My research interests include, but are not limited to, Indigenous research methods, de-centralized governance... Read More →

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Alena Paisano

Program Manager, US National Farm to School Network
Alena Paisano is an experienced practitioner of Farm to School dedicated to the development of just and local food systems serving our youth, families and communities. Alena is deeply invested in her work with National Farm to School Network (NFSN), where she partners with native... Read More →

Joey Plummer

Student, Suwa'lkh School

Pierce Cunningham

Student, Suwa'lkh School

Daniel Harrison

Student, Suwa'lkh School

Meggan Crawford

Coquitlam School District

Gray Oron

Fresh Roots

Friday May 17, 2019 15:00 - 16:00
Salon B/C Victoria Conference Centre - Victoria, BC, Canada
  • Simultaneous interpretation YES