The program was co-created with indigenous community food-based educators and settler allies from Island Health, and community organizations. These supporting partners include the Victoria Foundation, the Horner Foundation, the Capital Region Food and Agriculture Initiatives Roundtable, and Coast Salish Health and the Wellness Initiative, an FNHA and VI Coast Salish Nation Partnership.

TERMINOLOGY

WE RECOGNIZE THAT MANY PEOPLE ARE STILL IN THE PROCESS OF LEARNING ABOUT COMMONLY USED TERMINOLOGY WITHIN INDIGENOUS FOOD ADVOCACY WORK. HERE ARE WORDS THAT YOU WILL COMMONLY FIND ON THIS WEBSITE

"FOOD SOVEREIGNTY"

“The right of nations and peoples to control their own food systems, including their own markets, production modes, food cultures and environments.”

(Hannah Wittman, Annette Desmarais and Nettie Wiebe, Food Sovereignty: Reconnecting Food, Nature & Community, (Halifax: Fernwood Publishing, 2011)