This engaging video explores how the Aroland Youth Blueberry Initiative (AYBI) is creating opportunities for all community members (youth to elders) to enhance food security and support youth activities through harvesting and selling locally foraged blueberries. AYBI promotes an intergenerational approach to maintaining traditional knowledge in caring and harvesting blueberries.
About the Social Economy of Food Video Series
The Social Economy of Food Video Series showcases local leaders that are using food to improve their communities by enhancing the local and social economies. Watch the complete series here.
Other videos in the series:
- The Social Economy of Food Video Series- Introduction
- Supporting Seed Saving and Farmers in Atlantic Canada
- Community Financing is Cultivating Local Food: FarmWorks shows the way
- Durham Integrated Growers “DIG” Community Gardens and All Forms of Urban Agriculture
- Nourishing Communities: Hidden Harvest Ottawa has big dreams for a greener Ottawa. What are yours?
- Black Duck Wild Rice: The Resurgence of Indigenous Food Sovereignty within the Kawartha Lakes Region
- Cloverbelt Local Food Co-op
- Willow Springs Creative Centre
- Nipigon Blueberry Blast Festival