Restaurant owners are heeding the call of the many Alaskans who want to support local farmers by buying local produce. Fortunately, there is an increasing number of people in the food industry—from farmers to distributors to restaurant owners—who are committed to creating a sustainable pipeline.
After a devastating “lost season” in 2020, Alaska tourism stakeholders are hoping this summer will see a much-needed return of visitor spending—or at least the start of the recovery process.
“We have had no disruptions or slowdowns during the COVID pandemic—and that is a testament to our employees who understand this responsibility, who care about what they do every day,” says Span Alaska then-President Tom Souply.
If there is one company that can support industry across the board, it is Fairweather. What began as a weather observation provider for aviators supporting remote industry sites has grown to include an entire array of services for Alaska’s resource developers.
Founder and owner Bill Hoople speaks to the good people and good timing that lead to decades of success for HC Contractors, based in Fairbanks.