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INDIAN COUNTRY COMMUNITY ASSET DIRECTORY

FOOD, AGRICULTURE, AND HEALTH EQUITY INNOVATIONS

Organization Profile

Website: ttcd.org

Point of Contact: Christy Cincotta

Phone Number: (907) 646-3109

Region: Alaska Region,

Type of Organization: Community-based nonprofit,

Tyonek Tribal Conservation District

Tyonek Tribal Conservation District (TTCD) is a nonprofit organization located in Anchorage, AK that addresses local issues through community-driven conservation. Their mission is to conserve, enhance, and encourage the wise use of the natural resources. Through the Tyonek Grown Program, TTCD improves food security through community agriculture. At the Tyonek Garden, an organic farm run on renewable energy and focusing on youth education, Tyonek youth are engaged in every step of the farming process. Tyonek Grown vegetables are served in the local school cafeteria and in the Tyonek Elders Lunch program. The Tyonek Grown Program includes statewide outreach and education and year-round production in Tyonek through a hydroponics system.
Population Served: Farmers, Ranchers, Producers, Native Youth, Elders