Oscar Avellaneda-Cruz was born in Colombia and transplanted to Alaska at the age of three, making him a self-described Alasqueño. He lives in Anchorage and explores the Arctic and the world with his wife, Laura.
In 2010, at the community’s request, the State of Alaska installed four large garden beds at the corner of Bragaw and the Glenn Highway. But when management disagreements between the city and state halted the project, a few guerrilla gardeners took it upon themselves to make use of the fertile land. Read more.