Chantel Harrison

, Indigeponics

United States

Chantel Harrison (Diné) is a UArizona IndigeFEWSS Fellow, UArizona Sloan Scholar, and Native Pathways Fellow. Her current work focuses on developing sustainable food systems in Indigenous communities utilizing controlled environment agriculture (CEA) from an indigenous perspective. Her Indigenous greenhouse research project aims to respectfully cultivate indigenous plants in partnership with indigenous growers and organizations. Additionally, her work aims to empower tribal communities to reconnect with plant relatives through agricultural education and indigenizing STEM curriculum. Long-term, her interests include contributing solutions that address food sovereignty and food accessibility in urban and rural Indigenous communities.



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