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Fort Yukon Garden – it is the only People’s Garden above the Arctic Circle

To date, there are over 400 ‘People’s Gardens’ across the country including ten gardens in various stages of growth in Alaska.

The Alaska People’s Gardens include two in Fairbanks, one near a Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Office and another near bus stop, encouraging travelers to stop and enjoy a fresh snack, a garden at the USDA State Office in Palmer where the produce will go to local food banks, two gardens in Aniak, another two in Dillingham, one in Delta Junction and another is located in Copper Center.  There also a People’s Garden being planted in Fort Yukon, which will be the only People’s Garden above the Arctic CircleAll of the gardens provide educational opportunities for children and adults about nutrition and sustainability as well as introduce younger generations to agriculture and fresh foods.

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