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What's happening this week, Nov. 11-17

...Farmers and Crafters Market, 10 a.m.?3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 14, Airport Shopping Mall. Monthly market with local foods, handmade crafts, and gifts. Details: Mendenhall...
Alaskans invited to take part in National Farm to School Month

...advantage of opportunities to advance local food in their schools.Sable Scotton...a young Alaskan who is promoting local foods in schools. She is one of 55 children...Talk with students and faculty about local food.? Assign a class project to search...
What's happening this week

...Farmers and Crafters Market, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 10, Airport Shopping Mall. Monthly market with local foods, handmade crafts, and gifts. Details: Second...
What's happening

...Culture Center. 4th Annual Charity Fundraiser for Rotary of Juneau and United Way of Southeast Alaska. Live music and local food. Tickets: $35 for a drinking ticket, $60 for a VIP drinking ticket, $10 for a non-drinking "designated driver...
Dirt Girl: Pushing back fall

...went three years ago. There seems to be a reliance on local foods, rather than being able to purchase anything, at any...Resources Conservation Service all are working to increase local food production.Farming as a career is hard in Southeast...
Food Fest hosts workshops Saturday

...attend this weekend's annual Food Festival at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center beginning at 9 a.m. and featuring local foods and homemade wares. Among the offerings will be the University of Alaska Fairbanks 4-H Cooperative Extension Service...
What's happening this week

...the festival is to foster greater food self-sufficiency by bringing together consumers, growers, and producers of local foods with the intent of encouraging local sustainability through backyard gardening and small business initiatives. The...
Young farmers help keep land in production

...practices, like Mulvihill.But there is broad anecdotal evidence that young farmers with an interest in growing healthy, local food are helping keep farmland in production."They tend to be very interested in local, they tend to be very interested...
Nation and World
Alaska man hits 300-pound fur seal on drive to work

...Public safety director Nick Hunnicutt said he had to shoot the seal, which tribal members were able to butcher for the local food pantry.Julie Speegle, of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, said the organization doesn't know...
A book for beer-lovers of the north

...creative profession herself.For Farr, a life-long Alaskan, one of the benefits of the book is its connection to local food efforts around the country."I really see craft brewing as sort of this predecessor for the locavore movement," he...


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