Living Earth Festival 2018: Day 2 Panel Discussion
The ninth annual Living Earth Festival focuses on sustainable development through heritage tourism, traditional agricultural practices, and the importance of Native foods and food sovereignty. The festival's second panel discussion is titled "Blue Corn, Chiles, and Anasazi Beans: Exploring Food Production in the Southwest." In this panel discussion, farmers Joseph Jaramillo, owner of Isleta Pueblo's Native Natural Foods, and Stacey Jensen, founder of the Diné (Navajo) nonprofit North Leupp Family Farms, share the challenges and successes of their Southwest farming methods. Camille Ferguson (Tlingit/Sitka), executive director of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association, moderates the discussion. The panel discussion was webcast and recorded in the Potomac Atrium of the National Museum of the American Indian on July 21, 2018.