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Young farmers help keep land in production

...back-to-the-land philosophy of organic agriculture also fits in with millennials' well-documented interest in healthy food."I think there's an element of it being hip and cool ... and it's an alternative. So it's not run of the...
Nation and World
Alaskans invited to take part in National Farm to School Month

...students in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. Farm to school programs enrich communities by providing access to healthy foods that improve child nutrition, influencing purchasing decisions that support local economies, creating gardens, providing...
My Turn: Are you ready for back to school?

...initiative, which encourages people to take control of their health and their healthcare, is a current focus. Eating healthy foods, getting plenty of exercise and sleep, taking care of mental health, getting preventive tests and knowing risk factors...
Gimme a Smile: Unsolved Mysteries: The Kitchen Edition

...The mind boggles.Another kitchen mystery revolves around the transformative properties of heat. How does cooking healthy foods mutate them into the leading culprits in the obesity epidemic? Experts agree that cherries are a healthy summertime...
An Alaskan's Local Food

...friend's business by chomping a kale (or potato) chip produced in town. Regional food cultivation can provide fresh healthy food, increase our community sustainability, and develop new regionally adapted food-based traditions to pass down through...
'Identity through Pride': Festivities on Prince of Wales Island unite Alaskan Haidas

...have some fun and save some money while making clean healthy food for themselves, their families and their communities...Alaska's food challenges by perpetuating skills in healthy food processing. They also continue a timeless tradition...
Running Wild: The good and bad of food

...foods we consume.Sometimes the healthiest foods are simply the ones that allow...during a race example, the healthiest foods for a given situation might...nutrition. In these moments the healthiest foods might not always be the ones with...
Remembering Rie determined by one or more of the most loyal members. Their favorite spot seems to be Rainbow Foods because of its healthy food offerings. However, if the day is sunny and warm and during the summer months, a sack lunch down on the docks...
Connecting Alaska's schools with local food entrepreneurs

...on community sustainability in Southeast Alaska."Often we find that the barriers to achieving access to local, healthy foods can be overcome if we work together as a region to make this initiative a priority. By bringing all the key players...
Applications sought for Farm to Summer Food Service grants coordinator, and agriculture expert fees. The purpose of the Farm to Summer Food Service program is to promote healthy food choices, increase understanding and availability of specialty crop production in summer meals, and to encourage a...


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