The Friends of the Indigenous Friendship Garden and partners invite you to join special guest Mohawk Chef Dave Smoke-McCluskey and the rest of the garden family to learn about gifts the land give us for staying healthy and for healing during winter months. This cooking event will be focused on evergreen and bone broths with other gifts from the land for winter wellness. All are welcome to attend. Please consider bringing a reusable plate, bowl, cup, and utensils to help us lower our impact on the Land.

Please REGISTER to attend.

This event will be held in-person at the Shadow Lake Village Community House located at 1741 Ginger Lane, Blacksburg, VA 24060. Parking details will be provided in your confirmation email after registration. There is a shuttle van with limited seats available for those needing a ride from campus. Please also consider carpooling if possible.

Virtual Option
A virtual attendance option will be available during the event time via Zoom by using the following link:

Sponsors and Partners

  • College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences
  • Center for Food Systems and Community Transformation
  • VT Food Studies
  • American Indian Studies
  • Office for Inclusion and Diversity
  • VT Mining Engineering
  • American Indian and Indigenous Community Center
  • Shadow Lake Village

If you are a person with a disability and desire assistance or  accommodation, please contact Mae Hey ( prior to the event.