The Alaska Pacific University-owned Spring Creek Farm is an Alaska agriculture powerhouse, producing thousands of pounds of locally grown food … Continue reading Spring Creek Farm Offers Experimental Opportunity in Local Sustainable Food Systems
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.
Belleque Family Farms began selling “shares of the harvest” last week, a weekly subscription to their hydroponic greens. Last week, … Continue reading Belleque Family Farms pivots, selling produce to subscribers instead of grocery stores | Alaska Public Media
Listen to last week’s episode of Ag Matters on Radio Free Palmer. This episode features Ray Nicks from Palmer’s Mt. … Continue reading Ag Matters: Mt. McKinley Meat & Sausage | Radio Free Palmer
Farming in Southeast Alaska gets under your skin as much as it gets under your nails. A great story posted … Continue reading Farming in Southeast Alaska | Juneau Empire – Alaska’s Capital City Online Newspaper