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Canada: Mi’kmaq community garden reviving culture – Getting back to their roots

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The Three Sisters Teaching and Knowledge Garden in Valleyfield, P.E.I. The land used for the garden was donated by Gary Clausheide of Sweet Clover Farm. (Katerina Georgieva)

‘It’s all Mi’kmaq land’: Why First Nations claim Prince Edward Island as their own

By Katerina Georgieva
CBC News
July 3, 2017

Excerpt:

Members of the Mi’kmaq community are trying to revive a tradition in Prince Edward Island that has been lost for generations.

The Three Sisters Teaching and Knowledge Garden at the Sweet Clover Farm in Valleyfield, P.E.I., is a community project involving the planting of flint corn, beans and squash — what the Mi’kmaq call the “three sisters.”

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Brazil: An Urban farm at Curitiba, Parana-Brazil

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Figura 6: Trecho da Horta Santa Rita IV no bairro Tatuquara.

A agricultura urbana e suas múltiplas funções: a experiência do Programa Lavoura da prefeitura de Curitiba-PR

By Ferrareto, Luciane Cristina. Urban Agriculture and its multiple functions: the experience of Agriculture Program Curitiba – PR City. 143p. Dissertation ((Post-Graduate Program of Social Sciences in Development, Agriculture and Society). Instituto de Ciências Humanas e Sociais, Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ. 2015.

Abstract:

The research aims to analyse how urban agriculture dialogues with other concepts and political action: food and nutrition security; food supply, health and nutrition; urban planning and the relation between country and city. These concepts and actions are shown connected througt the urban agriculture production practice performed and analyzed from the Agriculture Program of Curitiba.PR.

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