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Alaskans invited to take part in National Farm to School Month

...facilitate a visit by Fairbanks chef Danielle Flaherty who conducted two cooking demonstrations that included locally-grown foods, taught two culinary classes, and held taste tests and lessons in the Galena schools. Whether you're a teacher...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-10-16/alaskans-invited-take-part-national-
Outdoors
Kenai apple agriculture at work

...initiatives to grow on the peninsula, he said."I like to see that more and more people are interested in locally-grown foods, which is near and dear to me, being in the Farm Bureau," he said.In addition to being educational, the apple...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-09-27/kenai-apple-agriculture-work
Neighbors
"By The Sea" Arts & Seafood Festival to be held Aug. 8-9 in Coffman Cove

...Festival will also feature the Prince of Wales Farmers Market, providing consumers an opportunity to buy locally-grown foods and products.The mission of the By The Sea Festival is to celebrate Coffman Cove's marine-based lifestyle, promote...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-29/sea-arts-seafood-festival-be-held-aug-8-9
Art
Montessori Borealis selected to receive grant

...enhance educational programs, fund the building of a compost pile and continue to incorporate their produce and locally grown food into their everyday lives, such as working with the food service to cook and serve their food and produce it in the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-16/montessori-borealis-selected-receive
Outdoors
Top 4 free things to do in Anchorage

...market offers music, food for purchase and Alaska vendors peddling their wares. The food court area features locally grown food (yes, there is agriculture in Alaska), and a big seller is salmon quesadillas.Products range from all types of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-13/top-4-free-things-do-anchorage
State
Fall arts preview

...FESTIVALSept. 1: Fifth Annual Food Festival at the JACC. A local celebration of stainability that will include locally grown foods, speakers and workshops.For more visit jahc.org. CAPITAL BREWFESTSept. 15: First-ever Capital BrewFest...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-08-29/fall-arts-preview
Art
40 schools take part in Farm to School Challenge

...healthy food choices not only benefits this generation, but generations to come. Purchasing locally harvested and grown foods increases local demand, which increases production, and improves local food security. It is exciting to see this...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-07/40-schools-take-part-farm-school-challe
State
Site estimates Alaskans' contribution to warming

...with a hybrid car, how to pick one and how to keep its tires properly inflated for maximum mileage. Buying locally grown food supports the economy and reduces emissions from the planes, barges and trucks used to move food to Alaska, Benz said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091506/sta_20060915025.shtml
News
Sitka farmers market grows

...it's a good way to get those kinds of connections," Bauer said. "It's one of the easiest ways to get locally grown food into people's hands."Simerol, from the Pennsylvania Lehigh Valley, said she has helped out at markets, but her...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-08-11/sitka-farmers-market-grows
Neighbors
From farm to classroom: Chugiak students dig cooking with local veggies

...She said the idea behind giving away so much fresh food was to introduce more of the student body to what Alaska-grown food has to offer."If you teach them to enjoy it, they'll eat more of it," Vik said.The reason Vik and her class...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-10-24/farm-classroom-chugiak-students-dig-coo
State

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