The future of agriculture in Alaska

first_imgAgriculture, 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. Post your comment before, during or after the live broadcast (comments may be read on air). Send an email to talk@alaskapublic.org (comments may be read on air) Call 550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide) during the live broadcast Amy Petit, Executive Director, Alaska Farmland TrustMargaret Adsit, Owner/Operator, Alaska Farm ToursJodie Anderson, Director, Matanuska Experiment Farm and Extension CenterLeah Wagner, Owner, Foundroot The high tunnels at Oceanside Farms overlook Kachemak Bay. (Photo by Emily Schwing, Northwest News Network) HOST: Lori TownsendGUESTS: 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 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: PARTICIPATE: LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.SUBSCRIBE: Get Talk of Alaska updates automatically by email, RSS or podcast.last_img