Indigenous Food Lab

NATIFS Indigenous Food Lab is a restaurant, education and training center that will serve as the heart of NATIFS work establishing a new Indigenous food system that reintegrates Native foods into tribal communities across North America.

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Phase 1. Indigenous Food Lab

  • Urban location
  • An indigenous restaurant to teach food service skills
  • A native foodways classroom
  • Research and development to create more curriculum and educational resources

Phase 2. Creating regional indigenous food access

  • Work with tribal communities to help develop satellite indigenous kitchens
  • Make indigenous foods accessible to areas that need it most

Phase 3. North American vision

  • Replicate Indigenous Food Labs
  • Create more indigenous satellite businesses