Tag: alaska grown

Alaska gets $1.6M investment in food security

Non-profits and 366 individuals in Alaska have received a total of $1.6 million in Micro-Grants for Food Security Program (MGFSP) contracts to fund 234 projects to help Alaskans grow more food locally in communities throughout the state, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said Monday, Jan. 10.

Cook Inletkeeper receives farmers market funding

Cook Inletkeeper in Homer has received a $440,000 federal Department of Agriculture grant to help maximize opportunities for economic growth in local and regional food systems in Alaska.

Celebrate 20 years with the Copper River Watershed Project at the...

Wild foods, wild foods, wild foods.Forage, forage, forage.Harvest, harvest, harvest.We’re rapidly approaching that time of the year when this mantra is weaving its way...

Workshop teaches uses of traditional plants

Two Cordova women who attended the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium’s 5th Annual Plant Symposium in Anchorage came home to share what they learned...

Recipes, harvesting plants and more

Recipe: Cottonwood, Spruce and Cedar Lip balmThe Cottonwood/Spruce/Cedar Lip balm is an anti-fungal, antimicrobial and astringent.Step 1 – Blend or pinch open the buds,...

Recipe: Cook up some cream of mushroom soup

Recipe by Ken Hodges Retired, U.S. Forest Service Ranger District, CordovaIngredients:2 cups chopped mushrooms (the type around here that is best are hedgehog mushrooms) ...

Photo of the Week: Oven fresh bear claws

 Theresa Carte, owner/baker of the Little Cordova Bakery, made these delicious bear claw pastries last week. The TLC Bakery will have a new menu...

Cordova’s funky fungus festival is always an autumn favorite

There’s fungus among us – several varieties of fungi, that is, in the forests and through the trees all around Cordova.Last weekend was full...
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