AFTC Board Welcomes Carol Kenley

AFTC Board Welcomes Carol Kenley

The Alaska Farmland Trust Board of Director’s is excited to welcome long time valley resident and second generation farmer, Carol Kenley to the Board of Directors. Carol was born and raised on a farm in the Valley.  She has seen many changes over the years, including the amazing growth in this area. She supports the…

Ag Matters 11/22/17 with Division of Agriculture Director Arthur Keyes

Ag Matters 11/22/17 with Division of Agriculture Director Arthur Keyes

Alaska Division of Agriculture Director Arthur Keyes is a quarterly guest on Ag Matters; he joins Amy on this 52nd edition of the show to update listeners about the current projects at the Division and throughout the State. https://www.radiofreepalmer.org/2017/11/24/ag-matters-11-22-2017/  

Ag Matters 11/15/17 with Patrick Ryan of the Alaska Botanical Garden

Ag Matters 11/15/17 with Patrick Ryan of the Alaska Botanical Garden

Patrick Ryan is an Education Specialist at the Alaska Botanical Garden (ABG); his 21 years of teaching in an elementary classroom makes him the perfect fit for all of the education programs at ABG. He & Amy discuss the many events & activities held at the Garden along with their efforts to support Alaska Agriculture…

Ag Matters 11/8/17 with the Alaska Food Coalition

Ag Matters 11/8/17 with the Alaska Food Coalition

Sarra Khlifi is the Program Coordinator for the Alaska Food Coalition; on this edition of Ag Matters Radio Amy & Sarra discuss the upcoming Farm Bill and its impacts on the Alaska Food System. Ag Matters 11/08/2017

Ag Matters 11/1/17 with Evie Witten of Evie’s Brinery

Ag Matters 11/1/17 with Evie Witten of Evie’s Brinery

On this edition of Ag Matters Radio, Amy & Evie Witten discuss the process of fermentation and how Evie transforms Alaska Grown products into delightful, shelf stable ferments at her business Evie’s Brinery.  https://www.radiofreepalmer.org/2017/11/08/ag-matters-11082017/  

Alaska FarmLink Celebrates its First Land Connection

Alaska FarmLink Celebrates its First Land Connection

We are excited to celebrate our first FarmLink between landowners Dea (shown left) and Ken Duffus and budding farmer Renea McAllister (shown right). We first met Renea last year at our monthly Alaska C.R.A.F.T meeting and fell in love with her drive and passion for farming.  She was our first person to sign up as…