Community champions in Muskeg Lake and Ahtahkakoop give us an update on their food forests as the project gets into year two.
Food prices have risen by nearly 9% across Canada, making it hard for families to buy food. How are Indigenous communities responding? Photo: OCIC/Allan Lissner
“The food forest is something tangible that the community’s future leaders can take over after we’re gone. They’ll remember that they planted that tree and why.”
-ALFRED GAMBLE, LANDS MANAGER, MUSKEG LAKE CREE NATION
Emma Donoghue, award-winning author of Room, generously donated the $10,000 she received as one of six finalists for the 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her new novel The Wonder in support of Canadian Feed The Children’s food security programming in Indigenous communities.
CFTC starts new partnership with MB’s Garden Hill First Nation.
$1M from Slaight Family Foundation will take First Nations nutrition program across Canada.