First We Eat: An intimate food sovereignty journey in the remote North

Suzanne Crocker | Kim Melton | Sylvia Frisch2022-08-04

On the traditional territory of the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in, Yukon, more specifically in Dawson City’s 66-day growing season, Suzanne Crocker embarked on the journey of eating locally-produced and harvested food for a whole year, and documented this adventure in her film First We Eat. Among those who helped her on her journey were Sylvia Frisch, who provided Uncle Berwyn’s Yukon Birch Syrup as a sweetener for Suzanne’s family diet, and Kim Melton, who provided her precious northern-grown apples from Canada's northernmost orchard. Tune in to learn from them about this “foodprint” journey, one of getting to know your local food system, discovering its profound value and surprising bounty, and wanting to protect it. | You can watch the film here:

Duration: 80 min.

Available in: English

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