It was HARVEST day in the Gimaajii Gardens on Sunday, Sept. 28! Families helped harvest the vegetables, herbs, sage, tobacco, and melons. Each family got to bring some items home and the rest went to the Gimaajii kitchen. Everyone, from kids to elders, had fun. One parent said she wants to be in the garden more next year as she learned so much. One resident gave an offering of tobacco and spoke Ojibwe as she thanked the sage plants before she harvested them. It was a great day! Miigwech to AICHO staff Katie Schmitz, and Deb Smith, for their gardening and harvesting knowledge.
Photos by Ivy Vainio and Katie Schmitz