Point of Contact: Valerie Segrest
E-mail Address: email@example.com
Region: Northwest Region,
Type of Organization: Tribe or Tribal department/organization,
Muckleshoot Food Sovereignty Project
The Muckleshoot Food Sovereignty Project is working to achieve a world in which all Native people can access a nutritionally adequate and culturally appropriate diet from a sustainable food system that honors all living things, builds community capacity and increases the overall health of the land and people. The community driven effort empowers the people to engage in food sovereignty by incorporating traditional food culture into their lives and tribal programs. This effort to uphold strengthen food sovereignty has led to increased access to traditional foods and knowledge through programs such as: in the community through many different sectors such as the Muckleshoot Tribal School, Elders Program, Muckleshoot Tribal College Heritage Gardens, the Planning Department and the Muckleshoot Tomanamus Forestry programs.
Population Served: Tribal community or community members
Scope of Work: Increases healthy food, Increases access to traditional food, Builds wealth within the tribal community, Develops skills and opportunities for tribal community members, Improves viability of local agriculture, Improves policies that promote healthy food and healthy communities, Provides nutrition education to community members