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From the ground up: Schools growing life skills through gardening

...for throughout the summer, and local organizations will help mentor students on the biology and technicalities of food production. Her students already understand the long-term lessons of the project. "When you grow it you can keep in there...
Voices of the Peninsula: What if we're wrong about salmon buffer zones?

...G recommended this distance in 1996). If one is just dealing with trying to maintain water quality and some fish food production/stream shading a 50 foot buffer provides a minimal level of protection. The existing regulation in the KPB is 50...
Refuge Notebook: What do you value about living on the Kenai Peninsula?

...maintain infrastructure suitable for changing climate conditions, and regional food security (including increasing food production). Energy security and how to reduce and stabilize energy costs are important considerations for both adaptation...
Money won't fill our stomachs

...decreasing water sources in the southwest disrupts food production there and the people in the Lower 48 demand first...Warming temperatures here can generate new success in food production. Alaska could be premier potato producer. Potatoes...
Would high tunnels be so popular without subsidy?

...government, for growing my own food. I have compared my food production of high tunnels with my low tunnels. Not much discussion...are inexpensive, non-government sponsored and my food production is greater in my low tunnels, for low-to-the-ground-growing...
Over-wintering your perennials in pots? Some tips

...using flowering annuals. Enjoy their color for one season and go with something new the next.But shifts toward food production and mixed container planting - perennials with annuals - have changed all that, creating the need for over-wintering...
Carrol Martin: Agriculture, fire danger top priorities

...Peninsula are increasing our own food production and reducing fire danger and...danger and damage and increasing food production can happen at the same time...low interest loans.Increasing food production will become critical with the...
School Briefs

...Education when they learn about the carbon footprint from producing food. This VCT will look at the carbon footprint of food production from its inherent production to transportation and consumption. Ms. Rustad had her Health class participate in...
Homer senior reclaims Caring for the Kenai title

...a $900 prize was Taylor Shelden another KCHS student of Mr. Hanson who is mounting a campaign to increase local food production through high tunnel farming. "My family was a great help as they have a lot of experience and my aunt Amber Ala...

...harvest and prepare it."The shelter will start training programs and allow people to attend classes in gardening, food production and sales. Officials hope those who live in the shelter's housing will be able to use those skills to help find...


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