The Great Lakes Intertribal Food Summit at Red Lake on September 16-17 features a great agenda and Indigenous foods prepared by Native chefs, including the Sioux Chef Sean Sherman. Is there something you’d like to see on the agenda? Feel free to submit your input in the comment box below. Registration is now open. We are currently accepting scholarship applications.
Here is the agenda: glifs_red lake_full schedule_082516.
Some highlights include:
- Soil health workshop with instruction on how different types of soils impact growing with hands-on learning on soil tests, soil maps, pH readings
- Seed keeping workshop led by Rowen White
- Maple sugar meeting
- Pre-session workshops on 1) federal vendor, organic, and GAP certifications; and 2) landscape level conservation and NRCS conservation planning
- An “Intertribal Foods Festival” featuring Native chefs cooking Indigenous foods, which will also be served throughout the entire event