Tag: Alaska

Special plants for rain gardens

ALASKA, Fairbanks SWCD — An observant reader of my column, who is also a gardener, asked me to provide a list of the plants that the Youth for Habitat team planted in Raven Landing’s new rain garden. Teens enrolled in this annual program, with Fairbanks Soil and Water Conservation […]

Alaska Grown options expand with new market, app

ALASKA, Kenai SWCD – Here on the peninsula, opportunities to purchase locally sourced food is growing…Options have expanded as well for patrons of the Alaska Food Hub, an online farmers market. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation approved a waiver earlier this year that will allow cottage foods, […]

Local groups prep for market season

ALASKA – The 2018 farmers market season is quickly approaching and local organizers are eager to help vendors old and new…On Friday, the Kenai Soil and Water Conservation District and Alaska Farmers Market Association are hosting a farmers market meet-up… Source: Local groups prep for market season