Alaska Grown!

This week the University of Alaska’s annual sustainable agriculture conference brought together farmers, livestock producers and other major players in the agriculture community to discuss the future of the industry in Alaska. On this week’s Alaska Edition, we’ll look at some of the innovations in agriculture that have taken place in the state over the past few years as well as the opportunity for buying locally and food security throughout the state.

Listen Now:

HOST: Ellen Lockyer

GUESTS:

  • Arthur Keyes, Director, State Division of Agriculture
  • Amy Pettit, Executive Director, Alaska Farmland Trust
  • Liz Snyder, Co-Chair, Alaska Food Policy Council

KSKA (FM 91.1) BROADCAST: Friday, Feb. 26, at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 27, at 6:00 p.m.

Alaska Public Television BROADCAST: Friday, Feb. 26, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 27, at 6:00 p.m.

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APTI Reporter-Producer Ellen Lockyer started her radio career in the late 1980s, after a stint at bush Alaska weekly newspapers, the Copper Valley Views and the Cordova Times. When the Exxon Valdez ran aground in Prince William Sound, Valdez Public Radio station KCHU needed a reporter, and Ellen picked up the microphone. Since then, she has literally traveled the length of the state, from Attu to Eagle and from Barrow to Juneau, covering Alaska stories on the ground for the AK show, Alaska News Nightly, the Alaska Morning News and for Anchorage public radio station, KSKA elockyer (at) alaskapublic (dot) org  |  907.550.8446 | About Ellen

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