by Terrylynn Brant The cold weather often means no fresh food till spring, but if we did our gathering last fall it can mean an abundance of fresh food today. Recently Sam Bosco, Cornell Graduate Student and Vince Schiffert, Tuscarora Nation Naturalist. held, “Awę?reh- Nuts: Processing, Preparing, and Story Sharing” at the Tuscarora Nation Building [...]
It is a dream come true, a Food Security Centre at Mohawk Seedkeeper Gardens is finally under construction. For those unfamiliar with Earthship they are sustainable buildings that have 6 basic principals to support their functioning. They help people live lightly on motherearth by using natural and recycled building materials (tires, glass bottle bricks, cans), [...]
Spent time winnowing white corn seed. Thanks to my girl Theda for cranking the corn sheller as I have a bum shoulder. I have corn to lye with wood ashes. The poplar wood is best if you can get it, gives a smokey flavour to the corn. The best ingredients are natural ones. I'm not [...]
Midwinter are here and that means the garden season is starting, first with ceremony, then planning the garden. This year I am looking for help. I am asking for individuals to establish a new natural farm using Haudenosaunee/indigenous heritage seeds and techniques. This farm share will be a learning experience. New farmers help with all [...]
These cold dark days of winter can mess with our minds. Some individuals have feelings of depression for many reason and sometimes just because it is the "Stir Crazy" time of the year. Attending the stirring of ashes to start the renewal can help lift minds but making a cup of tea with the hair [...]
A reminder for those on and around Six Nations that the Indigenous Farm Share Project meets this Thursday at 7pm at Six Nations Band Council Chambers (free meeting location). Hope to see you all please let me know if u are coming or have scheduling conflicts! It's going to be a great season!