Members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians talk about Thanksgiving and indigenous food culture.
Many cultures around the world cultivate native, shade-loving plants beneath the forest canopy. Recently, more farmers in the United States have been getting excited about the potential of forest farming to diversify their crops while preserving natural environments. A forest farming workshop on Saturday, Sept. 30 and Sunday, Oct. 1, is geared to farmers of all levels who are interested in growing in the shade.
“It is time for us to call to accountability the restaurants and market foragers who strip-mine the forests.”