Widening the Circle: Building a Stronger Community
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About the Event
If you are looking for models of regeneration and resilience, community development, and stewards of precious food and food systems you will find amazing resources in the guests for this week’s Widening the Circle.
It is an honor and a pleasure to welcome Elena Terry and Venice Williams to this conversation.
Elena Terry is a member of the Hocak Nation of Wisconsin. She is the Executive Chef & Founder of Wild Bearies, an Indigenous education nonprofit. Raised in a traditional family, she works towards building a stronger community through the healing power of ancestral foods. She is also one of the Native American Food Sovereignty Alliance’s Lead Mentors for the Food and Culinary Program
Venice Williams is the Executive Director of Alice’s Garden and its visionary leader. She is the Cultural and Spiritual Midwife at CLARA Healing Institute, Curator of the Kujchagulia Producers Cooperative, and Minister for The Table: a 1st Century Style Community in the 21st Century. She strongly believes she was put in Creation to help bring forth all that is good and whole in people and places. She has been doing just that in Milwaukee for the past thirty-two years.