Merging Traditional and Modern Growing Methods for Food Sustainability

Corn Hopi Gardening

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Susan Sekaquaptewa will present about her efforts working with the Hopi tribal community on increasing backyard gardens, food processing, and preservation in arid environments. Her teachings are a combination of honoring Hopi food traditions while teaching new methods with the goal of increased self-sustainability. Susan will guide us through creating our stainable food systems, both as individuals and as a greater community.

About Susan Sekaquaptewa

Susan Sekaquaptewa serves as the Assistant Agent for the Federally Recognized Tribal Extension Program within the University of Arizona’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Cooperative Extension Service. She serves the Hopi community by providing and organizing practical education, research-based knowledge and programs in agriculture, 4H/youth development and Family Health and Consumer Science. She manages the Extension garden, hoop houses and teaches gardening and food preservation skills. Learn more.

Thursday, January 21 at 6:00pm MST via Zoom and Facebook. Free and open to the public, registration is required to receive virtual links. 

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