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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...
Local growers crush state record for biggest tomato

...after it all the time." Beyond the thrill, Liska said the annual weigh-ins are proof Alaskan farmers can master food production. At one point, she said, Alaska had the largest vegetable records in the world. The state's contest upholds...
Fish population booms in Stormy Lake

...kill invasive fish, the fish carcasses remaining in the lake can provide a short-term fertilizer effect that spurs food production," Massengill said. "It is possible that happened in Stormy Lake."Arctic char typically grow slowly in sparse...
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...


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