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Dirt Girl: Pushing back fall

...and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service all are working to increase local food production.Farming as a career is hard in Southeast. Land is expensive and limited. However, the organizations listed above...
Tongass Museum seeks farming and food production artifacts

...Historical Museum is currently seeking farming and food production artifacts for their upcoming exhibit, "Grown on...Any historic or vintage items pertaining to local food production are welcome contributions, including the following...
An Alaskan's Local Food

...that are grown in agreement with both our taste buds and our ecological knowledge.So how can we bolster regional food production and get more local produce onto our plates? A few ideas for exploring your food system: support local producers...
Five Good Reads for 2014

...grotesque cover girl simulacrum as cultural ambassador and shepherd. This is an uncomfortable critique of modern food production and misogyny. Similar to "2001: A Space Odyssey," the film version works as a companion to - rather than watery reduction...
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...
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...
Local food on the menu not just for the halibut 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...
Project to study food production

FAIRBANKS - A University of Alaska student is trying to find out how much local food people in the Tanana Valley eat and hopes it turns into a statewide gauge. He's doing it as a thesis project.
Regional News
State promotes Alaska hire through $808,195 in grants to train workers

...targeted for the grants include health care, tourism and hospitality, aviation, information technology, value-added food production and marine engine maintenance, according to Pennelope Goforth, an employment security analyst for the state. The...
Back to reality: What SEACC is protesting

...small fish population because it is dark and deep; when light can't penetrate very far into a lake there is minimal food production to support a fish population. Coeur proposes to slowly deposit tailings on the bottom of the lake, and over 10 years...


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