The Packsack Project is an exploration of resilient rural and Indigenous communities in Northern Ontario. We will hear from people, businesses, and organizations who are adapting to change in ways that is reflective of Northern Ontario’s culture and geography.
In this Introduction we’ll hear from the Packsack Project’s creators, Dr. Sean Meades and David Thompson along with host Dr. Gayle Broad.
Dr. Sean Meades is the Research Director of NORDIK Institute, an innovative community-based research hub affiliated with Algoma University dedicated to building healthy, resilient communities.
David Thompson is the Manager of the Rural Agri-Innovation Network (RAIN), a catalyst of agri-food innovation that is an initiative of the Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre with a mandate for building a resilient agri-food sector in Algoma.
In this episode we share how the Packsack Project got started, where it’s going, and how you can be involved.
The Packsack Project is a collaborative podcast from the Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre's Rural Agri-Innovation Network (RAIN) and NORDIK Institute, sharing real life stories and experiences of Northern Ontario's resilience.