July 10, 2019

Heritage seed projects help decolonize Potawatomi food systems

Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s community garden, Gtegemen (We Grow It), stands as a testament to the Tribe’s endeavors to revitalize Potawatomi agricultural customs. Garden staff educate the public through work parties and the development of a heritage seed library.
June 7, 2019

Family Berry Picking

The CPN Cultural Heritage Center welcomes families to gather for a garden themed workshop that includes cultural teachings
April 17, 2019

2019 Spring Harvesting Guide

CPN community garden Gtegemen (We Grow It) assistant Kaya DeerInWater educates Tribal members about natural ingredients Potawatomi ancestors ate and used as medicine, and this guide features plants that claim spring as their natural harvesting period.
January 19, 2019

Planting Stick Making Workshop

In this workshop we will be making planting sticks! Planting sticks are made with hardwood and traditionally used for hand planting things like corn and beans. […]
September 19, 2018

Cultural Food, Fun and Fellowship at CPN

CPN is hosting a planting event with community members from the 7 tribes who are part of the Tribal Alliance for Pollinators (TAP). During Cultural Food, […]
December 18, 2015

Autumn at the CPN Community Garden

After a wet summer and three different floods to the grounds at the Eagle Aviary, the CPN Community Garden is now fully back to normal production. […]
September 16, 2015

Healthy Heart Program launches new website

The spring 2015 storm season dampened expectations for the CPN Healthy Heart Program, with flooding causing the newly planted CPN Community Garden to be washed away […]