Local farming in Alaska

From hydroponic basil grown in an Anchorage café basement, to high-tunnel green houses in Homer, to hot-springs heated tomato farms in Fairbanks to local produce at the base of Brooks Range, climate change, technology, government grants and a greater interest in local food are changing agriculture in Alaska.

The first crop of seedlings sprouts inside the growing room of the Arctic Greens connex. The automated storage container will deliver 450 heads of locally grown produce each week. (Photo by Laura Kraegel, KNOM - Nome)
The first crop of seedlings sprouts inside the growing room of the Arctic Greens connex. The automated storage container will deliver 450 heads of locally grown produce each week. (Photo by Laura Kraegel, KNOM – Nome)

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