2023 20th Annual GLIFC

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Let’s learn and grow together.

Save the Date! Coming March 9th – 12th at Sugar Lake Lodge, Cohasset, MN

“Farming; Adapting, Changing, Evolving in new times for a better tomorrow”

Call for presentations: This year we will have three tracks, Sustainable Agriculture, A Bright Future for a Better Tomorrow, and Culture & Food Demonstrations. Please click this link to submit your proposal or email ifc@welrp.org.

Just a small taste of what’s to come.

Presentations by:

Winona LaDuke on the work her programs are doing around hemp production, The New Green Revolution

Dr. Dione Payne will present Indigenous Farming relegated to an uneconomic subsistent practice despite feeding settlers, international markets, and themselves prior to colonization..

Shirley Nordrum will present on cultural wisdom and food.

and there will be a panel presentation featuring Terrylyn Brant, Mohawk Seedkeeper, Agricultural teacher Mike Hill, Cyuga Nation, and Young Farmer, highlighting three generations of Indigenous farmers and their formation of the Traditional Young Farmer’s Collective.