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E. coli in Northwest marks Chipotle's 3rd outbreak this year that local means safer," Marler said.Health officials believe the contamination at Chipotle is related to a fresh food product such as lettuce or other produce.The outbreak probably will not be traced to one sick individual or one instance...
Nation and World
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...
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...
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 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...
Working among Brown Bears

...the best fed wilderness rangers in the world," lead ranger Tullis said. The tradition is aided by ready access to fresh food brought in with the crew change. The rangers are paid a field per diem for food, and they do their own shopping. Supper...


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