Farmers Search for Long-Term, Stable Agricultural Economy

The Matanuska Valley has long been the heart of the state’s agricultural industry.  Growers are riding the crest of the local food trend which provides something of an economic boost to small farmers.  But some say the eat local movement is another fad, and a long term agricultural economy needs better facilities to expand potential markets. An Agricultural Processing and Development Center has been a dream of Valley growers since the late 1960s.

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