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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-04-09/refuge-notebook-what-do-you-valu
Outdoors
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-09-28/carrol-martin-agriculture-fire-da
Opinion
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-10-11/over-wintering-your-perennials-
Community

...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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2014-08-05-0
Food
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-03/would-high-tunnels-be-so-
Letters
A climate of change for gardeners

...food and fewer lawns. Urban food production will be up because a lot of open...create parks; you can create food production. Detroit is rebounding using...creating vertical hydroponic food production in abandoned industrial buildings...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-01-02/a-climate-of-change-for-gardener
Outdoors
Even in rain, good farmers market turnout

...said Judy Wilson, standing under Linda and Steve Albers' popup tent.The market's goal is to promote local food production and consumption. Its motto: "Whole food for the whole community." The market runs every Tuesday from 3-6 p...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-06-04/even-in-rain-good-farmers-market-tur
News
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 a...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-04-27/school-briefs
Community
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-04-21/homer-senior-reclaims-caring-for
Dispatch

...for various reasons, including new regulations, fluctuations in commodity costs and other issues that impact mass food production."It's almost this mythological thing, the secret formula," said the president of the Institute of Food Technologists...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2013-08-27-3
Food

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