According to a 2016 study by Food Secure Canada, the average cost of groceries for a family of four in Attawapiskat was a whopping $1,909 per month. Compare that with the Waterloo Region average of $861.80 per month.
Rooted firmly in our relationship to the land, MCC Ontario is participating with nine First Nation communities across Northern Ontario wanting to grow gardeners. Join MCC as we raise the necessary funds to transport Community Gardening Kits to support Indigenous Food Sovereignty.
"...it's more about relationship, and...relationship with one's body through eating whole, fresh foods and getting great exercise; relationship with the land, the soil and what grows; relationship with children and families who learn and help to grow food; relationship with those who share food with us.""
- Patty Everson, Nurse Manager, Home and Community Program, Windigo First Nations Council