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IT IS A GREAT TIME TO GET INVOLVED IN ALASKA AGRICULTURE

Here is the bottom line: Alaska imports way too much food. This not only leaves us vulnerable to natural disasters, and national emergencies, in many cases, it also means diminished nutrition in the foods we purchase to nourish ourselves and our families. Less than 4 ...
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IS IT EL NINO? TIME WILL TELL

Can you feel it? It's El Nino and the experts are saying it is back. What does that mean for us here in Alaska? According to KTVA it means a warmer and wetter remainder of the winter and early spring. We have already seen above ...
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STRENGTHENING OUR ROOTS THROUGH TRIALS

Every stalk of corn tended carefully all summer; gone. With only one greenhouse, every square foot of space inside is carefully allotted. Over 1/3 was planted in corn and it was growing and kerneling up nicely. We were going to have quite the crop! In ...

FINDING TRUST IN OUR COMMUNITIES

Nostalgia moment: I remember when I was in high school and I hit a deer while I was driving to town. My car was totalled and I was stuck. This was before the days of cell phones and no one lived anywhere near where I ...
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APPLE HARVEST 2018

Apple harvest day! It was a little later than usual which certainly built up anticipation. As a farmer, this is one of the most important days of the year. It's harvest day at Common Ground Alaska! Would we have enough apples for all of the ...
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TERMINATION DUST

Termination Dust.  Marking the close of summer’s endless daylight and fall’s crisp colors, winter has shown it is ready to make an appearance here in Alaska.  If you are not already aware, termination dust is the term used for the first snow on the mountains ...

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