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Food bank 101

...food is donated during the drive."We wish there was not this need," said Bahleda. "That would be the ultimate; food security for all people. But because times can be tough and people can't always make it on their monthly wages we are grateful...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-22
Neighbors
Sullivan defends record on Native issues

...married into an Alaska Native family, said he respects the subsistence culture and understands how important it is for food security and the culture of Alaska Native people.He said the case, initially brought by the Athabascan elder Katie John...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-28/sullivan-defends-record-native-issues
State
Lab results pending for seals found covered in oil

...wide area, Kawerak subsistence director Brandon Ahmasuk said.It's a cause for concern, Ahmasuk said."It's a food security (issue) for the inhabitants of the region," he said. "You know, this is their food - they don't take it lightly...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-25/lab-results-pending-seals-found-covered
State
Council to ask questions on Alaska grown food

...Food Policy Council is conducting a series of town hall meetings across the state to answer people's concerns on food security.The hearings also will touch on how much local food is produced in different Alaska regions and the methods used...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-04/council-ask-questions-alaska-grown-food
State
My Turn: A wake-up call in Alaska's waters

...marine life, but because it assessed potential risk to Alaska communities. The study considered social impacts such as food security, subsistence, jobs and educational opportunities. Findings indicate that communities in Alaska's southeast and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-30/my-turn-wake-call-alaskas-waters
Opinion
'Love 'em and feed 'em'

...food insecurity, which means they do not always know where they will find their next meal."To meet this need for food security for Juneau's children, three sites for summer lunch programs were set up: Gruening Park, Geneva Woods and at Shepherd...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-14/love-em-and-feed-em
Local
My Turn: Food security does not come from the store

...Sean Parnell briefly mentioned food security. In it, the Governor said...could serve an important role in food security, and I thank the governor for...seems to miss the mark on what food security really means.In the words of...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-11-06/my-turn-food-security-does-not-come-s
Opinion
Food security meeting canceled

The Food Security Committee of the Juneau Commission on Sustainability meeting scheduled for 5:15 p.m. today has been canceled.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102810/reg_727291950.shtml
Regional News
My turn: Celebrate Alaska Agriculture Day by showing interest in local food options

If Alaska is truly going to address food security, we must first acknowledge that food comes from farms, not shelves. Separated from the country's bread basket by thousands...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050410/opi_633399345.shtml
Opinion
Alaska Senate forum turns to subsistence

...in Washington," he said."What can we do so that we can manage wildlife appropriately, so that we can maintain food security, so that we can put subsistence first, as the federal law is," he said.Sullivan said subsistence is not going...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-03/alaska-senate-forum-turns-subsistence
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