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Dirt Girl: Harvest events signal end of the season

...cottage industry? Advice and expertise will be on hand to help you get started.This year's event will have workshops from composting, pickling to a question and answer section on goats. The schedule and times are still being developed.The JACC is located...
Recycle yard waste into valuable compost

Composting may be a person's first foray into...Many people have renewed interest in composting because they understand the will first need to determine the composting method that will work for you. Compost...
4th Juneau Local Food Festival set for Saturday

...produce, seafood, fresh baked goods containing local ingredients, indigenous plant products, locally produced artisan food, composting supplies, items related to food growing and more. The Food Festival will again include its highly rated workshops and an...
Hidden Valley, Hidden Controversy: A housing project competes with landfill dreams and government realities

...considered various options for a long-term solution, including a potential sludge landfill at Hidden Valley or a city-owned composting site.Watt said the city may be in a pickle if it doesn't come up with a long-term fix."We don't have a good back-up...
Seeking a stable table

...There are also sessions that could benefit both types of participant, as well as the casual gardener or forager interested in composting, hydroponics and "the store outside your door."So far, Heifetz said, there is a lot of representation from schools...
Juneau faces $20 million bill for sewage solution

...current method of shipping it south, composting, thermal drying and purchase of a new...less mass than the original sludge.Composting was originally the favored option because...members did not let the idea go easily. Composting involves decaying organic waste, such...
Man's compost pile turns into heap of trouble

...contractor hired by the city to run its composting operation. This summer, Olsen brought...According to the rules governing the composting operation, that's illegal."It's...who monitors Kodiak's landfill and composting operation.While neither Aldrich nor...
2014 Juneau Master Gardener Course from the Cooperative Extension Service

...Local Experts will train you in the areas of; Plant Growth and Development, Soil and Plant Nutrition, Vegetable Gardening, Composting, Mushroom Cultivation, Flower Gardening, Plant Propagation, Fruit and Berry Crops, Trees and Shrubs, Green houses...
Anchorage entrepreneur hopes Alaska humus will turn out to be humongous

...ANCHORAGE - Dick Strahl has dirt on his mind. He sees an international market eager for bargeloads of humus, the naturally composting material commonly found in shallow wetlands, otherwise known as peat. Strahl is convinced Alaska has the cleanest humus...
Anticipate progress

...reporter and readers might be interested to know, as well, that the Sitka Tribe of Alaska attempted development of a fish waste composting operation a few years ago. I'm not sure about the status of their operation, but the tribe probably ran into the same...


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