2018 is already brimming with events for youth and adults in Indian Ag!
June 7 – 14
Native Youth in Food and Agriculture Leadership Summit – Deadline March 15th!
Indigenous Food & Agriculture Institute are excited to announce the 5th annual Native Youth in Food and Agriculture Leadership Summit at the University of Arkansas School of Law!
The 2018 Summit is open to American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian youth, ages 15-18 (including recently graduated high school seniors).
Interested participants should apply now to attend the 2018 Native Youth in Food and Agriculture Leadership Summit, which will be held June 7th-14th in Fayetteville, Arkansas, at the University of Arkansas School of Law, home of the Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative. Some travel assistance may become available; participants will receive information about this after they are accepted into the program.
This year’s Summit will build on previous Summits, but will be more intensive. The 2018 Summit will be a skills-development focused event that will give attendees an opportunity to do a deep dive in a particular area of food and agricultural production or policy. More info here: https://law.uark.edu/service-outreach/youth-summit.php
June 25 – 29
IAC Eastern Youth in Food & Ag Leadership Summit – Early Deadline April 15, 2018
Continuing for a second year, this event will bring 25 Native youth in high school and college age to Westerly, Rhode Island for three days of food systems exploration on the farm, in the forest, and at the ocean shore. All accepted applicants will receive free registration, meals, and lodging. Transportation scholarships are available in limited numbers. Apply early to secure your spot!
Apply here https://goo.gl/forms/F2fSuh5Ha3s0mpDM2
Intertribal Food Sovereignty Summit
This event builds on Food Sovereignty Summits of years past to bring foodways and food leaders from the four directions together for workshops, tours, hands-on activities, and success stories. Registration information coming soon!