The application deadline is May 1st.
Notifications will be mailed on May 10th for those that are accepted into the program.
Native Youth ages 13-18 will spend four weeks working and learning at the Dream of Wild Health farm in Hugo MN.
PICK UP/DROP OFF LOCATIONS - Youth will choose one
Little Earth of United Tribes main office 2501 Cedar Ave S Minneapolis 55404 Pickup- 8:00am Dropoff- 4:00pm
American Indian Family Center 579 Wells Street St Paul MN 55430 Pickup 8:30am Dropoff 3:30pm
Notification letters and additional information will be mailed May 10th, 2019.
Garden Warriors Session I: For 1st time participants: Intro to organic agriculture and healthy cooking fundamentals.July 8th - July 25th (3 weeks, Monday – Thursday, Celebration Feast is July 27th
Garden Warriors Session II: Returning Garden Warriors only: Deepen your knowledge, improve your skills and gainnew experiences in sharing healthy and indigenous foods in the community.August 5th- 22nd (3 weeks, Monday-Thursday), Celebration feast is August 24th
Dream of Wild Health is an intertribal organization that promotes health in the Native community by expanding knowledge of and access to healthy indigenous foods and medicines. Programs and Feasts take place at our 10 acre organic farm in Hugo, MN.
During our programs, Native youth will be empowered in their own individual cultural identities, and will deepen their connection with the earth, water, pollinators, elders, each other, and themselves.Over the course of three weeks they will learn...
- Seed saving- Healthy and traditional foods knowledge-Sustainable agricultural & foraging practices of our ancestors.-Food is medicine that nourishes our mind, body and spirit. Plant sacred and traditional medicines.-Food sovereignty, and food justice.-Confidence and leadership skills-Fun, physical activities and games (archery, double ball, swimming, gardening & yoga)-Life skills and knowledge to advocate for healthy community changes.