Kaiwhenua Organic Garden/Meares Island Plant Walk: Episode 209
Catalogue Number: AP0025
Producer: Aarrow Productions
Subject: Canadian Social Studies, Documentary, Environmental Studies, Family Studies/Home Economics, First Nations Studies, Geography, Science, Social Studies
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2013
Running Time: 21:00
Closed Captions: Yes
Kaiwhenua Organic Garden/Meares Island Plant Walk: Host Steve Sxwithul'txw travels to Raglan, New Zealand to meet a couple who operate a thriving organic produce farm that's based on Maori values and respect for the land. Down2Earth's ethnobotanist Leigh Joseph visits Gisele Martin on Meares Island in BC to learn about the traditional plants and wildlife in this old-growth rainforest.
Filmmaker Bio: Barbara Todd Hager is a writer, producer and director. Her family traces its Métis ancestry to Red River, Fort Pitt and St. Paul des Métis Settlements. In 1999 she launched Aarrow Productions and it has grown into one of Canada’s leading Indigenous-owned media companies.
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