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2013 Central Peninsula High Tunnel Tour

Despite a slow start to the season, the Central Peninsula’s high tunnels have made up the lost time by yielding some impressive produce. Come check out some of this year’s abundance by attending the 2013 High Tunnel Tour. The tour … Continue reading

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Kenai Peninsula Local Honey in the News

Bee’s knees: Sustainable honey company owner has something to say  Peninsula Clarion, July 22, 2013 Locally produced honey is available at Cad-Re Feed, Kenai Feed, farmers markets and direct from beekeepers listed in the Local Foods Directory.

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New Farmers Market Accepting Applications

Farmers Fresh Market invites growers to apply for vendor space in the new market, which will operate Tuesdays, 3-6 pm, starting June 4 in the parking lot at Kenai Peninsula Food Bank. This is a food-centered market (no craft booths) … Continue reading

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From the Local Press

Farm use grows: Agricultural sector sewing seeds of progress on peninsula Redoubt Reporter, Apr. 17, 2013 Room to grow: Agricultural community looks for land Peninsula Clarion, Apr. 17, 2013 Area peony farmers see blooming potential Peninsula Clarion, Apr. 14, 2013

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Coming on Apr. 13 — 3rd Annual Kenai Peninsula Ag Forum!

“Putting Peninsula Agriculture on the Map!” Location:  CHALLENGER LEARNING CENTER, KENAI Saturday, April 13, 2013 Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.   The Forum promises to be a day full of timely topics and opportunities to learn from fellow producers.   How … Continue reading

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Growers and Chefs Connect at Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

It was a full house on Jan. 16 when the Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce, Kenai Soil & Water Conservation District and UAF Cooperative Extension co-sponsored a joint luncheon to promote business relationships between local restaurants and farmers.  Speakers included Alaska Division of Agriculture Marketing Manager Amy … Continue reading

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Holiday Open House!

The public is cordially invited to the District’s Holiday Open House, December 11, 3 – 6 pm.   We’re celebrating our progress in 2012!  Come see our new space, learn about District projects and browse our new Sustainable Ag library of … Continue reading

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From the Local Press

Homegrown revolution — Gardeners expand to tackle Alaska’s food insecurity  By Jenny Neyman, Redoubt Reporter Here’s something to chew on with your breakfast: The eggs for that omelet you’re eating — or the milk in your cereal, the meat in your sausage, … Continue reading

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Enter the “Soil to Spoon” Poster Contest

The Kenai Soil & Water Conservation District is happy to announce a poster contest open to students in grades K-12 in Nikiski, Kenai, Soldotna, Sterling, Kasilof and Clam Gulch.  The theme of this local, state, and national contest, “Soil to … Continue reading

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Borough Schools Get Funding for Local Food

Did you know that the Alaska Legislature allocated $3 million in this year’s state budget for the pilot phase of the Nutrional Alaskan Foods in Schools grant program and that $131,135 is earmarked for Kenai Peninsula Borough schools  Register now … Continue reading

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