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Tribal Food Sovereignty Biweekly Call - Shared screen with speaker view
Tristan Kitch
07:53
Hello!
Sharla Strong
08:28
Hi there!
Kenneth Steel
11:35
As Nina and Sterling are getting ready to get started, please introduce yourself in the chat with your name and organization. Please also add what you think is the biggest barrier for entering the field of agriculture?
Kenneth Steel
12:19
Kenneth Steel; Pinnacle Prevention/AZFSN; Long term mentorship
Kenneth Steel
13:52
For those that just joined - As Nina and Sterling are getting ready to get started, please introduce yourself in the chat with your name and organization. Please also add what you think is the biggest barrier to entering the field of agriculture?
Juanita Trejo
14:06
Juanita Trejo, AZ Health Zone State Evaluation Team. I think the biggest barrier is being able to compete with big industrialized farms.
David Robinson, St. Mary's Food Bank
14:34
David Robinson: St. Mary's Food Bank; access to land and start up capital would be my initial thoughts
Kenneth Steel
14:43
Thanks, Juanita and David!
Najayyah Many Horses
14:59
Najayyah Many Horses from Benson Food Pantry. Hello all.
Pat Myers
15:04
Greetings, all! My name is Pat Myers. I work with Najayyah Many Horses at the Community Food Pantry of Benson AZ. Communicating the options and requirements of entering agriculture is one barrier. We try to reach out to many organizations in our work as a resource center in the county of Cochise.
Alexander Meyer
15:05
Alexander Meyer, Arizona Food Bank Network - ROI and profitability
Brian Barg
15:10
Brian Barg- Coconino County Health & Human Services
Joe Tyon
16:16
Joe Tyon, Partnership With Native Americans
Paul Fulginiti
16:39
Good afternoon. Paul Fulginiti, statewide rural reservation remote program for high school dropouts to return to earn their HS Diploma at Career Success Schools, ages 16-21. Great to see everyone!
Kenneth Steel
16:49
Please continue to introduce yourself in the chat with your name and organization so the speakers have a sense of who is in the room. If you'd like to... also add what you think is the biggest barrier to entering the field of agriculture?
Irma Livingston
18:12
Irma Livingston, Diné Community Advocacy AllianceGood Afternoon from Four Corners - NM
Paul Fulginiti
18:28
early involvement (elementary, middle, high school) would help our natural increase in agriculture people
Donna Benn
19:54
Donna Benn Partnership with Native Americans - Phoenix, AZ
Courtney Lewis
20:05
Courtney Lewis: Avi Kwa Ame Farms/Greenhouse. Participation and ROI. Hello everyone from Ft. Mojave Indian Tribe!
Andrea Carter
21:50
Hi everyone, Andrea Carter - Agricultural Outreach - Native Seeds/ SEARCH. Tucson. Manage Partner Farmer Program. barriers: training experience and viable incomes
Kenneth Steel
22:01
Thank you all for joining! If this happens to be your first time, recordings of the previous Tribal Food Sovereignty calls are available here: https://www.azfsn.org/
Rachael Stewart
22:30
Rachael Stewart Southwest Black Ranchers Good Afternoon!
Sharla Strong
25:50
Sharla Strong, enrolled with Confederated Tribes of Siletz in Oregon. I work for the Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems at ASU. I am very interested to hear from others on the barriers they face.
Tristan Kitch
35:16
Tristan Kitch--Arizona Food Bank Network. We support community-driven work to address causes of child hunger in Tribal communities. I will defer to those with more experience on barriers to entering agriculture
Caitlin Smyth
35:42
Beginning Farmer Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/QSRP969
Caitlin Smyth
35:58
Organizational/ Academic Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/QDY8JT6
Caitlin Smyth
36:53
Established Farmer, Rancher, Gleaner Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/QRGF9NH
Caitlin Smyth
38:56
Instagram: @ajocsa
Caitlin Smyth
39:14
Facebook: Ajo Center for Sustainable Agriculture
Nina Sajovec
40:59
How do you see the future of tribal agriculture? What do we need to do?
Sharla Strong
48:56
Thank you, this is really great advocacy and leadership. How do non-profits and producers get access to this funding? Is it already allocated?
Kenneth Steel
55:21
I think the biggest barrier is being able to compete with big industrialized farms.Access to land and start up capital would be my initial thoughtsCommunicating the options and requirements of entering agriculture is one barrierROI and profitabilityEarly involvement (elementary, middle, high school) would help our natural increase in agriculture peopleParticipation and ROITraining experience and viable incomes
Paul Fulginiti
57:17
How will any possible water shortage or limits placed on water use effect any existing barriers?
Juanita Trejo
59:49
I'm curious about whether there is any outreach planned with or any opportunities for high school students to get involved in an apprenticeship or a way to gain experience/exposure through this program to plant the seed for the possibility of this as a career choice after they graduate?
Sharla Strong
01:02:27
That is great Samantha!
Sharla Strong
01:03:26
Do you know if there will be any tribal-specific Technical Assistance through Local First AZ?
Samantha - Local First Arizona
01:04:32
https://localfirstaz.com/economic-recovery-center
Samantha - Local First Arizona
01:04:49
Or contact me: Samantha@localfirstaz.com
Annarita Begay
01:05:34
I was having some tech difficulties can you sent me the meeting recording? annaritab@arizona.edu
Kenneth Steel
01:06:10
Yes, Annarita!
Kenneth Steel
01:06:13
Nina & Sterling will be presenting at the LFA Rural Policy Forum on August 4-6. They will be talking about incubating food businesses! Come see them there! Tribal members can attend free and receive free lodging if you email Sam (Samantha@localfirstaz.com).
Juanita Trejo
01:06:33
Awesome! Continuing that generational passing down of that knowledge definitely starts with the youth like you mentioned. Thank you all for the work you do and sharing!
Kenneth Steel
01:06:34
https://localfirstaz.com/rural-policy-forum
Samantha - Local First Arizona
01:07:26
All the recordings of Tribal Food Sovereignty calls are available on https://www.azfsn.org/. This call will be posted there in a week or so.
Kenneth Steel
01:07:27
Good Food Film Series:https://www.goodfoodfinderaz.com/good-food-film-program
Kenneth Steel
01:07:53
Tribal Planning Session #3 - https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIod-ytqjgvEtxX927HSTOPLq_LSH4BMwiv
Paul Fulginiti
01:08:42
Thank You!!!
David Robinson, St. Mary's Food Bank
01:08:46
Thank you so much!
Sharla Strong
01:08:55
Thank you everyone!
Aimee Backus
01:09:02
Thank you!
Cora Tso
01:09:03
Thank you everyone!
Courtney Lewis
01:09:09
Askwali!