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Homer High Tunnel Growers on Facebook

on Mon, 08/22/2011 - 07:23

 

 

Homer High Tunnel Growers on Facebook  Here's our forum for all things "High Tunnel" in Homer, Alaska. The more we post, the more successful we'll all be. From high tunnel suppliers, shipping, installation, organic compost producers, seed...

It is rumored that Homer has over 100 High Tunnels, they are doing it up big and with quality.  The Homer High Tunnel Growers on Facebook share information regarding their ventures.   The photo here is actually a picture of some corn in July in my greenhouse outside of Delta Junction.

Tanana Valley Farmers' Market

on Mon, 08/22/2011 - 07:08

The Pig Whisperer

on Wed, 08/03/2011 - 04:52

Our little Bichon, Buddy, has mutual buds with the hogs on the farm.  It appears that they are sharing information this last June at our place.

Ruby Hollembaek, Alasks Interior Game Ranch, Inc., Delta Junction, AK

Carrots, Barley, Kohlrabi, Cabbage, or Zucchini pictures

on Mon, 07/11/2011 - 12:41

I am looking for some great pictures of your produce and grain. 

We are making some marketing material for Alaska carrots, barley, kohlrabi, cabbage, and zucchini and need pictures.  Please send to johanna.herron@alaska.gov.

Thanks :)

Johanna

Value added producer grant announced

on Tue, 07/05/2011 - 15:10

SUBJECT:    PUBLICATION OF THE NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY(NOFA)

FOR THEVALUE-ADDED PRODUCER GRANT (VAPG)

– FEDERAL REGISTER, TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2011

 

Please be advised that that the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Value-Added Producer Grant Program was published this morning, June 28th, 2011, in the Federal Register.  There will be a 60 day window for submitting applications.

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Raspberry Picking in Palmer

on Sun, 03/27/2011 - 06:41

Alaska Farmland Trust Survey

on Wed, 02/16/2011 - 10:25

This is from the Alaska Farmland Trust:

My name is Margaret Adsit and I am the executive director of the Alaska
Farmland Trust.  The Alaska Farmland Trust works to protect agricultural
lands across Alaska.  Currently we are working on developing a new program
at the Alaska Farmland Trust to aide in Farm Business and Farm Succession
Planning.   We are interested in what you want to know about Farm Business
development.



Please see below for more information.



Farming is a difficult and challenging business, especially here in Alaska.
Despite this, farming offers rewards that range from being

Sign up for the Alaska Grown Directory

on Tue, 02/15/2011 - 13:30

Hi All,

It was pointed out that several of our CSA Farm member-farms weren't included in the Alaska Grown Directory.  In order to be listed in the state-wide directory (published both in book form and available on-line) farmers need to contact the Division of Ag and fill out some simple paperwork.  For more info check out the Alaska Grown Program page, which includes links to application forms.

Anne-Corinne

Register NOW for the upcoming annual SARE conference!

on Tue, 02/15/2011 - 13:20

The seventh annual SARE Grower's School and Conference is coming up in Fairbanks March 22-24.  For more information and a registration form, go to:
http://aksare.wikispaces.com/.

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