Survival Prayer is a journey to the edge of the world. Following individual food harvesters as they gather and prepare for the winter, the film celebrates the modern lifeways of a remote indigenous community on Haida Gwaii and bears witness to a profound relationship between individuals and the land that sustains them.See More
"The Pickford is screening a film called Survival Prayer that is about Indigenous Food Systems on Haida Gwaii. It screens at 7:15 PM on Saturday the 13th. The trailer is available at http://www.survivalprayer.com.
Wade Davis endorsed Survival…"
We will be supporting existing community and TW food security-oriented projects, organizations, and the local ag industry; assessing gaps and how to fill them; and starting a plan for dramatically increasing food security in the next 10-20 years.
This Thursday (August 9th) at 6:00 pm I am leading a wild berry harvesting hike on Stewart Mountain. We will meet at the North Lake Whatcom parking lot (at the end of North Shore Drive, next to Lake Whatcom) at 6:00 pm and venture into…"
"We were still able to find lots of nettles that hadn't started flowering and made our pesto with nettles, garlic, olive oil, parmesan, and Katrina's home-made sea salt.
Your vegan recipe sounds great Christie!"
"Let's go for it then. We'll make pesto right after we collect the nettles. I have a blender. Bring your favorite pesto ingredients (olive oil, pine nuts, parmesan cheese, garlic...). I don't have a pressure…"
"I live in a community style house with a big kitchen. If people want to process the nettles right away (which might take a while), we can do that in my kitchen.
My sense is that people will want to go home for dinner and maybe process the…"
"Great! Sounds like there is some interest in this. I propose that on Monday we meet at 5:00 pm at the Bloedel Donovan Parking Lot, head up to Squalicum Mountain (via Academy) with bags, gloves, etc. and pick a bunch of nettles. We can…"
"There hasn't been much discussion for a while, but I am keen to glean. I was thinking it would be fun to organize a nettle pesto party where we make and can or freeze a bunch of nettle pesto. Anyone interested? I know a spot…"
End of season harvest projects -espeically summer fruit - Gathering the troops and supplies and venturing into the land of falling fruit to collect and process for preservation and storage as well as a crisp or two for the evening's celebrations!
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