This engaging video shows how a local community utilizes a locally available food source – boreal forest wild blueberries, to attract tourists to participate in blueberry foraging and to support local community participation. This annual event enhances local community prosperity while coalescing all participants in their connectedness to the land and a deep respect for a healthy environment where blueberries thrive.
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
- Aroland Youth Blueberry Initiative
- Willow Springs Creative Centre