First Nations teaching farm in Dawson City expands, adds animals – CBC

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201785 Views

‘It’s never a matter of if we can do something out on the farm, it’s a matter of when’

May 16, 2017

The Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in First Nation’s teaching farm outside Dawson City is growing this year, with plans to expand its gardens and add berries and apple trees.

Also new to the farm this year — eight piglets.

“We’re so pleased and proud as punch to have the first animals come to the site,” said Dexter MacRae, who oversees education and training for the First Nation.

More animals — rabbits and chickens — will come to the farm later this month.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/tr-ondek-hwech-in-dawson-city-farming-teaching-1.4118782

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