National Food Sovereignty Summit is Oct. 2-5 in Green Bay

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thumbnail2First Nations Development Institute and the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin again will co-host the national Food Sovereignty Summit October 2-5, 2017 at the Radisson Hotel in Green Bay, Wisconsin. This is a forum for sharing and collaboration to build healthy food systems within our communities.

Thumbnail 1This event is perfect for Native farmers, ranchers, gardeners, businesses, policymakers, tribal agriculture staff, Native nonprofits working in agriculture, small producers, tribal producers and tribal leaders.

The conference offers three training tracks as well as optional experiential learning sessions:

 

  • Track 1: Applied Agriculture
  • Track 2: Community Outreach
  • Track 3: Products to Market

 

Experiential Sessions
Tuesday, October 3, 2017, and Wednesday, October 4, 2017

  • Experiental Learning I:
    Tsyunhehkwa Organic Farm – Managed Grazing
  • Experiental Learning II:
    Aquaponics
  • Experiental Learning III:
    Environmental Restoration – “Trout Creek Headwater Tributary Restoration”
  • Experiental Learning IV:
    Apple Harvesting and Distribution

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If you are interested in presenting at the conference, donating traditional foods or becoming a sponsor, please contact Autumn Romero at aromero@firstnations.org.

For more information, please visit www.firstnations.org/summit

To register now, please click here.

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