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Landscape Alaska: Veggies for Juneau

...obvious choices - relying on fruiting plants like tomatoes and peppers is a long-term process - the bulk of our food production is going to be based on plants we can eat more of. That means things with delicious leaves, stems, flower buds...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-02/landscape-alaska-veggies-juneau
Outdoors
Council to ask questions on Alaska grown food

...and the methods used in making food production easier in each region.The council...dedicated to Alaska increasing local food production, held its first meeting on the...noted, could reduce the costs of food production for southeast Alaska. Currently...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-04/council-ask-questions-alaska-grown-food
State
Local food on the menu not just for the halibut

...be serving local fish. "We see this as part of a larger food movement," Gagnon said. "It can catalyze local food production and harvest. We get healthier lunches. Local food, and also an economic boost to food producers in the state...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-06/local-food-menu-not-just-halibut
Neighbors
SE Soil and Water Conservation District holds annual meeting today

...5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.The Mission of the Southeast Soil and Water Conservation District is to improve local food production, gathering, and consumption through education, technology transfer and cooperative projects; protect terrestrial...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-11/se-soil-and-water-conservation-district
State
Sitka Local Foods Network a finalist in 50 States for Good contest

...Sadleir-Hart, president of the Sitka Local Foods Network board of directors. "If we are successful, we hope to further food production in Sitka using a host of strategies, such as creating an additional community garden, offering seed money to the...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-09-22/sitka-local-foods-network-finalist-
Neighbors
40 schools take part in Farm to School Challenge

...challenge, organized by the Division of Agriculture's Farm to School Program. Projects included school gardens, local food production, cooking with local food, nutrition and healthy eating, and lessons about subsistence foods.The Alaska Farm to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-07/40-schools-take-part-farm-school-challe
State
40 schools take part in the Alaska Farm to School Challenge

...challenge, organized by the Division of Agriculture's Farm to School Program. Projects included school gardens, local food production, cooking with local food, nutrition and healthy eating, and lessons about subsistence foods.The state's Farm...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-12-07/40-schools-take-part-alaska-farm-sch
Outdoors
Juneau Community Garden to host 20th Annual Harvest Fair

...corporation, was formed in 1993 with the assistance of the Southeast Alaska Master Gardeners. The garden promotes local food production and sustainable gardening practices in a cooperative atmosphere. The garden has a well with a pump and hose system...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-08-23/juneau-community-garden-host-20th-annual-
Art
Nonfiction for adults

...bee-swarm emergencies with hood, ladder, and smoke, Shulman introduces readers to the mostly-hidden world of food production in New York City. Unbeknownst to most, the city is full of public gardens, chicken coops, bee hives, and pig farms...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-12-06/nonfiction-adults
Art
How do your heirloom tomatoes grow?

...in aquaponics in Juneau, not as many certainly as down south," he said.Kirchhoff says this sort of sustainable food production is booming in the Lower 48, and he hopes to introduce it to people who drop by his store.He says it's always...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-07-10/how-do-your-heirloom-tomatoes-grow
Local

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