It's the end of the season and we decide to make a wrap for you. In this episode, That's Food producers Dan Collera, Ralph Garcia, Katelin Karbonik, and Sophia Yang sit around in CJSR's studio A and wrap up the first season of our show. This is the bonus episode where you can learn the facts and myths of That's Food, for example, why is the show called "That's Food" anyway? As That's Food reveals the backstory to Edmonton's food, That's A Wrap reveals the backstory to That's Food. (If you're also into Star Wars, you may already knew that the name of this episode rhymes with that famous line of Admiral Ackbar.)
According to creedictionary.com, the Cree word for cucumber is ᓄᐦᑯᒥᐸᐣ (nohkomipan): my deceased grandmother, a sound-alike for the French word concombre. In this episode, Katelin Karbonik asks what some of the local indigenous foods are that can be found around Edmonton. In the process, we talk to Laura Mushumanski, creator and coordinator of the Indigenous Campus Community Nutrition Program, and discover the power of food to recall memories and relationships - both good and bad. Finally, we talk to Universal School Food Strategy Coordinator Scott Hall about some of the innovative foods programs in Maskwacis, a First Nations community that is working to strengthen relationships between kids, food, and their community.