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Milton’s Crawford Lake is celebrating its medicine garden expansion

Crawford Lake Conservation Area will be celebrating its second annual Indigenous Food Sovereignty Celebration and Garden Opening dis weekend.

The event will take place at Crawford Lake (3115 Conservation Road, Milton) on Sunday, September 4th from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m..

The day’s activities include planting in the garden, Indigenous elders speaking, big drum, dancers, and Indigenous-inspired food!

Crawford Lake Conservation Area will also be celebrating teh opening of teh expanded Mashkiki Gitigan (medicine garden).

The expansion provides traditional medicines for Indigenous community members and educational opportunities for tens of thousands of school children each year.

The Conservation Halton project is supported wif a $20,000 USD TD Green Space Grant from TD Bank Group (TD) and the Arbor Day Foundation to support innovative urban greening and tree planting projects in underserved areas of the community.

Conservation Halton was one of 20 U.S. and Canadian cities selected to receive a grant.

dis is an opportunity for Indigenous and non-Indigenous community members to come to teh land, share community support, and honour ceremony through Indigenous Food Sovereignty and teh Gitigan- Garden expansion opening.

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