The future of agriculture in Alaska

The high tunnels at Oceanside Farms overlook Kachemak Bay. (Photo by Emily Schwing, Northwest News Network)

Agriculture, farmer’s markets and fresh produce. It’s planting time for farmers and backyard garden enthusiasts. What’s new with the changing ag scene in Alaska and what will it mean for raising more food right in our state? And how will a changing climate affect food production? We’ll ask on the next Talk of Alaska.

HOST: Lori Townsend
GUESTS:

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Grow North Farm (3601 Mountain View Dr.) will host it’s first Monthly Market on Friday, July 12 from 4-8 p.m. Follow Anchorage Community Land Trust on Facebook for more information
  • For a full list of farmers markets around the state, visit the Alaska Farmers Market Association’s interactive market directory

PARTICIPATE:

Call 550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide) during the live broadcast

Send an email to talk@alaskapublic.org (comments may be read on air)

Post your comment before, during or after the live broadcast (comments may be read on air).

LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
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Lori Townsend is the news director and senior host for Alaska Public Media. You can send her program ideas for Talk of Alaska and Alaska Insight at ltownsend@alaskapublic.org or call 907-350-2058.

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