The Alaska Food Policy Council released its plan to increase the state’s food production from the current level of 5 percent of everything consumed.
Alaska’s 2022 Farm Family of the Year title goes to Martha Merry, Amy Seitz, and Jane Conway of Soldotna, who own and operate Lancashire Farm.
The National Weather Service honored the Matanuska Experiment Farm in Alaska for over 100 years of observations.
A special agricultural land auction is added to the state’s standard annual sale of undeveloped tracts, in hopes of starting a new farming boom in the Interior.
Efforts to expand Alaskans’ diet beyond 95 percent imported foods are drawing from the fields of medicine, mental health, and even outer space.
The Alaska Division of Agriculture is accepting applications through March for two grant programs, one to promote specialty crops and the other to improve food security.