With a growing list of farmers markets and other outlets all scrambling to offer the same produce, it might be a challenge to meet demand. Alaska has built a strong network of locavore consumers competing for a very small crop, but food hubs could be an excellent way to encourage more people to start small farms operations. Continue reading Kenai Food Hub expands to Anchorage, seeks producers
Downtown Assembly member Christopher Constant has a bold proposal for 15-acres of empty land at Gambell Street and 3rd Avenue in Downtown Anchorage. He wants to turn the spot, the former site of the Alaska Native Hospital, into an urban agriculture center that could provide education and employment opportunities while producing herbs and greens for the Anchorage market.
Check out the News-Miner’s guide to farmer’s markets in and around Fairbanks. This feature highlights the details of the Tanana Valley … Continue reading Get a fresh start at Fairbanks farmers markets | News-Miner
Catching up on last week’s Market Fresh in the ADN shows a good sampling of what you might expect this … Continue reading Mountain View, APU farmers markets open this week – Alaska Dispatch News