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October is Farm to School month

...local chef or expert in the community and discuss with students and faculty about the importance of local food and the food system.? Assign a class project to search the media for Farm to School related programs.? Conduct a taste test with...
Food system resolution advances in House

...wants to bring together state agencies who dabble in food system-related issues - nutrition programs, research, ecology...governor's office for a coordinated approach to Alaska's food system."I'm just trying to get all of the agencies that...
Filmmaker probes 'right' foods to eat in Alaska

...What is the ethical way to eat in Alaska - or anywhere, for that matter? How can you break away from the industrial food system? Where is your comfort level in taking an animal's life for food? Is it better to shoot a deer than to buy tofu...
Opinion: Get to know your friend, the kitchen

...We may be a nation of do-it-yourselfers when it comes to deck repair or tax returns, but even as our industrial food system grows less reliable, our reliance on that system has never been higher. What's to be done? Growing our own isn't...
Police & Fire for Sunday, March 31, 2013

...At 11:43 a.m. Thursday, CCFR was dispatched to Hurlock Avenue for a fire alarm, and alarm sounded due to burnt food. System reset and returned to service.? At 4:50 p.m. Thursday, basic life support care was given to a man on Willoughby...
A Trip South: A seriously fun time

...industrial agriculture plantations. Rancho El Sagrado is ecotourism focused, with permaculture and a self sufficient food system as one of their primary goals. The managers of the property, Lalo and Ale, rent out cabins that they built on the...
Sitka Local Foods Network a finalist in 50 States for Good contest program. An award of $10,000 from Tom's of Maine can really help Sitka make strides in improving its local food system."The 51 finalists (one from each state plus the District of Columbia) were selected from a pool of about 1,100...
Council to ask questions on Alaska grown food

...Cooperative Extension agent and council member, said the goal of the organization is to promote a healthy and secure food system feeding all Alaskans."And each one of us are part of that vision," Snyder said. "So the Food Policy Council is...
My Turn: Food for Thought: Are we really 'food secure?' secure." When studying our food system, I like to trace backwards how...chain as our food. Good news: Our food system works. That is why each of us ate today. The problem is that our food system is vulnerable, every step of the...
Winter Reel Food Film Festival launches this week

...growing national movement towards a healthy, sustainable food system has yielded a bumper crop of fascinating documentaries...across the country are all working together to create a food system that celebrates taste, health, community, and sustainability...


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