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Dirt Girl: Pushing back fall

...and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service all are working to increase local food production.Farming as a career is hard in Southeast. Land is expensive and limited. However, the organizations listed...
Tongass Museum seeks farming and food production artifacts

...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 the following items: rake, shovel, trowel, hoe, cultivator/ sickle...
Local food on the menu not just for the halibut

...will be serving local fish. "We see this as part of a larger food movement," Gagnon said. "It can catalyze local food production and harvest. We get healthier lunches. Local food, and also an economic boost to food producers in the state...
Council to ask questions on Alaska grown food

...methods used in making food production easier in each region.The council, which is dedicated to Alaska increasing local food production, held its first meeting on the subject in Nome on Friday, with a second meeting Monday in Juneau, KTOO reported...
SE Soil and Water Conservation District holds annual meeting today

...from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.The Mission of the Southeast Soil and Water Conservation District is to improve local food production, gathering, and consumption through education, technology transfer and cooperative projects; protect terrestrial...
Juneau Community Garden to host 20th Annual Harvest Fair

...corporation, was formed in 1993 with the assistance of the Southeast Alaska Master Gardeners. The garden promotes local food production and sustainable gardening practices in a cooperative atmosphere. The garden has a well with a pump and hose system...
40 schools take part in Farm to School Challenge

...challenge, organized by the Division of Agriculture's Farm to School Program. Projects included school gardens, local food production, cooking with local food, nutrition and healthy eating, and lessons about subsistence foods.The Alaska Farm...
Application deadline for 2nd Annual Local Foods Festival is Aug. 6

Attentionackyard gardeners, farmers and businesses and organizations concerned with local food production: The deadline for applications for the 2nd Annual Juneau Local Foods Festival is August 6. The Saturday,ug. 28, event will...
Food festival deadline approaching

JUNEAU - For backyard gardeners, farmers and businesses and organizations concerned with local food production, the deadline for applications for the second annual Juneau Local Foods Festival is Aug. 6. The Saturday, Aug. 28 event will...
Remote Aleutian villages seek greenhouses to get fresh greens

...greenhouses in rural communities. "It is important that as food and energy prices rise, local communities develop a local food production system that is less dependent on outside resources." The regional coalition Wright is involved in includes the...


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