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Tribal college offers a food system course


May 14, 2021

Erika Legros

The FDLTCC Bimaaji'idiwin Garden located at the Ojibwe School on the Fond du Lac Reservation inspired the new sustainable foods program at FDLTCC.

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College will offer a new sustainable food systems class this summer. This summer's class, SUST 2090 Field Experience, is the first course of several that will form a new track in FDLTCC's Environmental Science program. The course is rooted in Indigenous values and food sovereignty, aiming to translate reciprocal relationships into sustainable harvest and cultivation techniques.

The course's seven modules are holistic in nature with topics in treaty rights, sustainable harvest and seed saving, designing a sustainable food system and green energy resource mana...

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