The SW IAC Virtual Summit: Buying Local to Restore Native Health -September 22-23


Virtual Conference Agenda:


Tuesday, September 22:

9 a.m. – Welcome Address with Governor Michael Chavarria, Santa Clara Pueblo


NEW NMCGA Director Introduction – Jonas Moya, Executive Director NMCGA


A Discussion with the Far West Pueblo – Michael Kotutwa Johnson, Ph.D.


Resiliency through Native Pathways – Reagan Wytsalucy, USU Extension Assistant Professor


Where do I find ag numbers? – Longino Bustillos, New Mexico State Statistician, National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS)


Tax Issues for Tribal Producers – Ruby Ward, Utah State University Extension


Growing the Painted Horse Garden Box Program, creating strong food systems and good health – Suzanne Prevadale, USU Extension Associate Professor; Cassandra Manning,

Painted Horse DPP Director; Yvette Rea, Create Better Health Ambassador and USU Extension Master Gardener


Arizona Tribal Extension Update – Trent Teegerstrom, FRTEP Agent and Three Navajo Agents


COVID-19 Update, Drought Related Programs – Lisa Garay, NM District Director, Farm Service Agency (FSA)


You Can Grow Cover Crops – Daniel Bloedel, Resource Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

Wednesday, September 23:

9 a.m. IAC Historical Overview – Ross Racine NAAF Board of Trustees and Former Executive Director of IAC


Fancy Blue Corn Pancakes Food Demo – Alana Yazzie, The Fancy Navajo Lifestyle and Food Blogger


Conclusion – Q&A Session All Presenters


Registration link: https://bit.ly/3hQvzIr

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