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Mount Pleasant Vendor of the week!

Tsawwassen First Nation (TFN) Farm School 

This week we feature a new vendor to the #MPFM Tsawwassen First Nation (TFN) Farm School, a collaboration between the TFN and the Institute for Sustainable Food Systems at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU). We spoke with one of the school instructors Corine at #MPFM to learn more about the farm school.

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 Welcome to #MPFM! Please tell us a bit more about the farm school collaboration. 

Our school combines sustainable agriculture and indigenous food systems to foster community and dialogue around land stewardship. We grow a wide assortment of produce and we also raise pigs and chickens.

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Where is the farm located?

The school is located on a 20 acre farm on traditional TFN lands. Here we are developing a traditional medicine garden, food forest, and orchards.

What do you love about #MPFM?

The customer are very nice here at #MPFM and interested to learn more about our program. It’s a great learning opportunity for our students.

written by Andrea Rivers, volunteer VFM