AK: Culinary Swap

Photo by Josh Edge

This week, we take a ride on the ferry Tustema. Or, I should say, we sample a stop on the ferry- a very mouth watering stop.

Every summer, the Tustemena brings passengers to and from the Aleutians. And when it stops in the village of Chignik, the passengers and locals get to trade places for an hour. KUCB’s Alexandra Gutierrez has this story on the culinary swap between the town’s bakery and the McTusty.

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Annie Feidt is the Managing Editor for Alaska's Energy Desk, a collaboration between Alaska Public Media in Anchorage, KTOO Public Media in Juneau and KUCB in Unalaska. Her reporting has taken her searching for polar bears on the Chukchi Sea ice, out to remote checkpoints on the Iditarod Trail, and up on the Eklutna Glacier with scientists studying its retreat. Her stories have been heard nationally on NPR and Marketplace. Annie’s career in radio journalism began in 1998 at Minnesota Public Radio, where she produced the regional edition of All Things Considered. She moved to Anchorage in 2004 with her husband, intending to stay in the 49th state just a few years. She has no plans to leave anytime soon. afeidt (at) alaskapublic (dot) org  |  907.550.8443 | About Annie