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A festival of fowls and foraging try things that I would not have done otherwise. Foraging, especially this time of year, is a great way to have fresh foods earlier. Weather permitting, Conlon will be leading a foraging hike at the Fowls and Food event. If hikes are cancelled...
Juneau-based community group to build traveling greenhouse

...returned home following her graduation from the University of Oregon."There is little access that people have to local, fresh foods," Heifetz said. Factors behind that dilemma include weather hazards and transportation costs.About 95 percent of...
Tongass Museum seeks farming and food production artifacts gardens, local orchards, dairies, poultry farms and more to illustrate the history and challenges of producing fresh food in Ketchikan.Any historic or vintage items pertaining to local food production are welcome contributions, including...
Growing season starting a 4H club on growing to contact him. "I feel like Alaskans need to find solutions ... to our lack of fresh food," Van De Water said. "Growing in Alaska is a real challenge."Van De Water also sells the high tower gardens at...
Teen summer program grows veggies and leaders

...For four weeks this summer, 28 city kids, ages 14 to 20, are planting, harvesting, preparing, and eating the freshest food imaginable, not from their own backyards, but from 10 raised beds, a small "farm" in the arboretum's 16-acre...
Alaskans celebrate National Farmers Market Week, Aug. 3-9

...children some money and telling them to pick something out for dinner. Many farmers markets accept Quest, which provides fresh food to low income households.Currently, 11 farmers markets accept Quest cards. Quest participants will double their money...
Food Bank update and thanks

...Sales. Day in and day out these donations constitute well over half of the food on our shelves and literally all of the fresh foods. Thanksgiving in March is our major fundraiser each year. To organizer the Juneau Chapter of the Alaska Travel Industry...
Reindeer sausage stand opens in Willoughby

...against the Southeast Alaska Native Veterans Monument building. Inside, Julio and Hector Guerra are serving some of the freshest food in an area that is quickly becoming a point of rejuvenation in downtown.In what might seem like a world removed from...
Shutdown ends, business as usual resumes

...that first week.Now, with the government shutdown over, employees were back to working full shifts, the aroma of fresh food being cooked filled the restaurant and the chef wasn't taking any breaks during the lunch hour."It's a lot, lot...
Food vendors around Anchorage are on the move

...referring to the window-less kitchens of their past. "There is no limitation. We can literally roll up and serve the freshest food."On a recent Saturday at the Spenard Farmer's Market, Urban Bamboo sold out of everything in less than three...


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