50 young gardeners, 3 seed libraries, 5 gardens, 10 partner groups, 100+ Indigenous species, 2000+ volunteer hours, 2 greenhouses built and 1000+ Indigenous plants planted
We built 2 greenhouses that will extend the seasons and provide plants for food and gardens on the DFC school grounds.
Designing, restoring, planning
Young members of McDowell Lake First Nation (MDL) were joined by Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School students (DFC) and Regional Multicultural Youth Council (RMYC) to help AlterEden create an experiential edible and medicinal garden complex on the DFC grounds in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
Minigin Gitiganehs has been generously supported by the United Steelworkers Humanity Fund.
We have 3 new seed libraries supporting food sovereignty!
Each one has a diverse array of pre-contact, heirloom, pollinator, herb and Boreal forest seeds, plus 3 new librarians!