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Organic Growers School 7th Annual Harvest Conference – Cherokee Foods Workshop

September 11 @ 9:30 am - September 12 @ 4:30 pm

Dates: Friday, September 11, 2020 and Saturday, September 12, 2020
Time: 9:30AM to 4:30PM (both days)
Location: Livestream via Zoom
Cost: $125 for Friday and Saturday —or— $70 for one day only

This is an immersive 2-day workshop taught by AMY WALKER, MARY CROWE, & TYSON SAMPSON as part of the 7th Annual Harvest Conference. Friday’s class will be “Gathering & Wildcrafting” and Saturday’s class will be “Cultivating Traditional Crops”. Each full-day workshop is stand alone! Take one or both days with the same instructor, or sign up for the second day with a different instructor to mix & match.

When we use the word ‘lake’ in English, we are only describing the surface of the water. When we use the Cherokee word for lake, vndalvyi, we describe lake and its contents all the way to the bottom. This workshop will explore the relationship that we all have with the earth and use language and stories from traditional Cherokee wisdom to teach about them. Land stewardship is central to the native way of being, and ever-important as we see the effects of climate change on our wild spaces.
Over these two days, we’ll dive deep into language, culture, and tradition of native Cherokee foods of the Appalachians with three generations of stories and experience. Learn about the endemic plants, mushrooms, and animals that provide us with sustenance and nourishment.



September 11 @ 9:30 am
September 12 @ 4:30 pm
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