Tribal food renaissance

 

Latashia Redhouse is director of the American Indian Foods program at the Intertribal Agriculture Council, where she supports food producers across the country to get their food to consumers in the US and beyond—while encouraging traditional and regenerative agriculture practices.
She will be a plenary panel speaker at the Regenerate Conference.

Show Notes

0’30 American Indian Foods program at the Intertribal Agriculture Council
1’11 the many native foods marketed
2’13 web-based food sales and engagement
3’42 Dynamite Hill Farms
4’24 traditional wild rice harvesting
5’39 regenerative agriculture among their producers
7’13 integrating traditional knowledge into USDA NRCS programs
7’35 examples of Hopi dryland farming techniques
8’25 Michael Johnson’s wonderful work
9’29 movement to reclaim traditional food for cultural and health reasons
11’32 native food box
11’57 food boxes a positive note during hard times
13’12 American Indian Foods trademark
13’53 regen pledge and seal
15’55 indianagfoods.org
17’04 Crystal Wahpepah‘s new restaurant
17’30 partnering with new restaurants
19’12 thinking about ingredients and sourcing from native producers
19’38 dinnertime conversations
20’39 grew up on the Navajo reservation
21’17 food-producing family
22’31 balancing good stewardship with the marketplace
23’47 the principle of only taking what is needed
24’40 challenges of funding
25’03 challenge of storytelling and protecting stories
26’09 hopes for the movement
26’40 using consumer dollars to invest in change
27’28 regenerate conference
27’44 IAC annual conference in Las Vegas December 7-9

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