For the second year in a row, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources’ “Golden Carrot” award for promoting locally grown products goes to The Roaming Root Cellar.
UAF has $1.3 million to grow vegetables, peonies, forage, and berries among the panels being installed at Alaska’s largest solar farm in Houston.
A special agricultural land auction near Nenana is the first phase of the state’s attempt to bring more farming to the 140,000-acre Nenana-Totchaket area.
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.
As the cannabis industry has grown, the distinct odor of cannabis has become a more familiar scent; but unlike consumers who may allow the smell of their private cannabis use to permeate the air, the industry itself is subject to state and local regulations that take odor into consideration.