INDIGENOUS FOOD NETWORK ANNOUNCEMENTS

Events, Funding, Resources, and Opportunities

Food-Related Summer Job Opportunities 

 

Lifecycles  

Youth Program Facilitator 

https://lifecyclesproject.ca/app/uploads/2022/04/Youth-Program-Facilitator-2022.pdf 

 

Pender Island Community Hall  

Summer Programs Coordinator & Leader  

http://penderislands.org/opportunities/employment/?mc_cid=5352296d77&mc_eid=33a963fd35 

 

CFAIR  

Communications & Social Media Assistant 

https://static1.squarespace.com/static/56e5a1d4e321404618f47dc7/t/6266e5d68e1f69789ac08068/1650910678357/CRFAIR+CSJ+Job+Posting+2022+%7C+C%26SM+Positon-2.pdf 

 

Event Assistant  

https://static1.squarespace.com/static/56e5a1d4e321404618f47dc7/t/6266e5e62fc669363d6936e3/1650910695111/CRFAIR+CSJ+Job+Posting+2022+%7C+Events+Assistant+Positon-2.pdf 

 

Program Assistant with Iye Creative 

https://static1.squarespace.com/static/56e5a1d4e321404618f47dc7/t/6266e5f48e1f69789ac084ae/1650910708510/CRFAIR+CSJ+Job+Posting+2022+%7C+Program+Assistant+Positon+%28IYE%29-3.pdf 

 

Local Food Network Express to Success – Paid Work Experience  

https://static1.squarespace.com/static/56e5a1d4e321404618f47dc7/t/622a6a630b24d9460a0f5991/1646946915848/MSCS+YES+Program+Description+Template+-+2022+Spring.pdf?mc_cid=5352296d77&mc_eid=33a963fd35 

Announcements for May 2022

 

Want to earn $200 for a recipe video?!
Indigikitchen is doing a crowd-sourced Indigenous recipe collection effort. Submit an Indigenous recipe video and receive full credit and $200! 
You can learn more and submit your recipe here: 

https://www.indigikitchen.com/indigikitchen-on-the-road/ 

 

 

Know Someone in Need of a Gardening Kit? 

FED Farm is supplying free gardening kits in the Greater Victoria area. The kits are valued at $250 and include: 2-5 round SmartPot grow bags, soil, 3 plant starts, seeds, educational resources, delivery of materials, initial consult and info package.
To apply: 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScU9bfbayvg2xuxmvedL588HIaU1ud0tprm5mdWeB73c7vpIA/viewform 

 

 

WORKSHOPS 

 

UBC Farm  

May 5th – Spring Mushroom Foraging (online) 

 

City of Delta – Sustainable Workshops (ALL FREE!) 

May 3 – Creative Herb Design for Small Gardens (in person) 

May 7 – Healthy Soil for a Great Garden (in person) 

May 12 – Resilient Gardens – Surviving Drought, Heat, Storms & Cold (in person) 

 

Compost Education Centre Series (FREE for Indigenous folks) 

May 14 – Soil: Really Important Tiny Lives (in person & online) 

May 14 – Growing Medicinal Herbs (in person) 

May 28 – Extending Your Harvest & Seed Saving (in person & online) 

May 28 – Indigenous Plant Walk with PEPAKIYE (in person & online)  

 

 

IN THE NEWS 

 

Cherokee Nation is the first North American Indigenous group to send seeds to the doomsday emergency seed bank, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway. The Nation sent in nine samples of heirloom seeds that are integral to their culture and food practices. Read the full article here: https://modernfarmer.com/2020/02/cherokee-nation-sends-traditional-seeds-to-doomsday-crop-vault-in-norway/ 

 

 

FARM FEATURE 


Qwal̓ímak Nlep̓cálten (Mosquito Garden), located on Lil’wat lands, provides food security for the Nation. It is a self-described “market garden aimed at providing food security, providing training and education around growing and preserving food. [They] grow an array of vegetables using organic and sustainable agricultural practices”.  

 

They don’t have a website, but you can check out their Facebook and Instagram: 

https://www.facebook.com/nlepcalten 

https://www.instagram.com/lilwatfarm/