Episode Description:Local connections, local producers, local farmers and crafters. How is this one person bringing a diverse large community of makers, creators, producers and growers and shoppers together under one roof. We are talking with a visionary who has created a hub for all local growers and creators.
On this episode we are talking about beekeeping! Yes, beekeeping! There is a growing interest and engagement in beekeeping, not only in Interior Alaska but in the entire state. So why do so many people engage in beekeeping? Well, some folks engage in this activity because they just like honey. Some keep bees to provide
This is second in the series of articles focusing on growing food in interior Alaska. Don’t just rely on store bought dried herbs in spice bottle or a box! You can grow all kinds of herbs in your own backyard and preserve them for winter use. They don’t use a lot of space, I grow
This is first of the series of articles focusing on growing food in interior Alaska. At best it is a challenge. Fairbanks is the second largest city in Alaska, and is known for short, sunny summers and long, harsh winters. outdoor growing season to be from early June to mid-to-late August. Some years the weather
From a very young age, I watched my dad fuss around with house plants. He always had a selection of house plants that he tended to, and it was obvious, he enjoyed tending to his many plants. These were a variety of plants that were available to him in India, where I grew up. He