Spring Street International School Presents Forager Discussion Online

Posted February 24, 2021 at 5:00 am by

Contributed Photo/Spring Street International School. Joshua Hoyt

From Spring Street Inter­na­tion­al School

Join Joshua Hoyt for a dis­cus­sion on for­ag­ing, a word empha­siz­ing the act of search­ing for wild edi­bles, at 6 p.m., March 16.

While mod­ern for­ag­ing is often about the search, indige­nous peo­ple thought very dif­fer­ent­ly about what it meant to get food from their environment.

Far from a pas­sive, prim­i­tive activ­i­ty, indige­nous food gath­er­ing was based on a rad­i­cal, ambi­tious notion; with gen­er­a­tions of care­ful man­age­ment, the whole land­scape can be a food garden.

Joshua Hoyt (Tur­tle Moun­tain Band of the Chippe­wa) worked as a fish­er­man in Alas­ka dur­ing the sum­mer of his fresh­man year in col­lege. He has worked in the food sys­tem ever since.

He spent four years as a pro­fes­sion­al cook in Seat­tle, Wash­ing­ton, and Palo Alto, Cal­i­for­nia. After time work­ing as a culi­nary con­sul­tant for a Japan­ese food start­up and as a doc­u­men­tary radio producer/instructor for the Stan­ford Sto­ry­telling Project, he found­ed the Amer­i­can Indi­an Child Resource Cen­ter, a place to com­bine all of his passions.

For the past four years, he has led pro­gram­ming for tran­si­tion­al age youth by teach­ing 10-week cours­es cov­er­ing cui­sine regions of North Amer­i­can indige­nous people.

Please reg­is­ter for this Zoom event here.

You can support the San Juan Update by doing business with our loyal advertisers, and by making a one-time contribution or a recurring donation.

Categories: Community, Education, Nature

No comments yet. Be the first!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

By submitting a comment you grant the San Juan Update a perpetual license to reproduce your words and name/web site in attribution. Inappropriate, irrelevant and contentious comments may not be published at an admin's discretion. Your email is used for verification purposes only, it will never be shared.

Receive new post updates: Entries (RSS)
Receive followup comments updates: RSS 2.0