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Montessori Borealis selected to receive grant

...23 programs from around the state to receive the 2014 Alaska Farm to School Program mini-grant from the Alaska Division of Agriculture. There was a record number of applicants this year from schools, preschools, home school programs and nonprofit...
2013 Alaska State Fair Farm Family of the Year announced

PALMER - Vern Stockwell and Becky Gardner, of the Stockwell Farm in Palmer, have been selected by the Alaska agricultural community as the 2013 Farm Family of the Year. Vern and Becky will be honored at the Alaska State Fair on Thursday, Aug. 22.
On-farm food safety workshops available to food growers statewide

FAIRBANKS ? The Alaska Division of Agriculture has been offering On-Farm Food Safety Workshops throughout the state over the past year and will hold additional workshops based...
Alaska Farm to School and Alaska Grown programs receive statewide award

Palmer ? The Alaska Division of Agriculture's Farm to School Program and Marketing Section today received the Alaska Community Service Award for Health from the Alaska Public...
Reminder of Potato Late Blight Disease quarantine

PALMER - The Alaska Division of Agriculture would like to remind retail store managers of the plant health requirements for the sale of seed potatoes and tomato plants from...
State requests farm, ranch data for Alaska Grown Source Book

PALMER - The Alaska Division of Agriculture is asking farmers and ranchers statewide to provide their data for inclusion in the 2014-15 Alaska Grown Source Book, according...
2012 Alaska State Fair Farm Family of the Year Announced

PALMER - The Martin family, originally from Southeast, has been selected as the 2012 Farm Family of the Year by the Alaska agricultural community.
Fairbanks scientists develop cold-climate barley

...It was almost impossible to harvest the stuff," said Charlie Knight, the northern region manager for the Alaska Division of Agriculture who was among the former UAF researchers on the Sunshine project. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported...
Juneau Artists Market and Farmers Market open for summer season

...Humanities Council and the Juneau Economic Development Council, with support from the Alaska Grown program of the Alaska Division of Agriculture. For more information, visit
More vibrant farmers' markets changing Alaska

...Lower 48 are sometimes two weeks in the supply chain, Keyes said.Amy Pettit, marketing manager at the Alaska Division of Agriculture, said Keyes is an example of a new breed of Alaska farmers riding the wave of consumer enthusiasm for locally...


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