What is a high tunnel?

I get this question quite often!  Mostly because we are using a high tunnel here in Anaktuvuk Pass.  I thought I would share a bit about what a high tunnel is and how it fits our goals of sustainable living here in the arctic wild. Our high tunnel consists of a sturdy steel frame, that... Continue Reading →

Seeds seeds and more seeds!

My most favorite part of the growing season is the part where you get to buy seeds!  It's really easy to go overboard though, and I thought I would write up a blog post on how I 'do' seeds and share some arctic gardening seed guidelines.  It's easy to get intimidated by all of the... Continue Reading →

Seed starting at the Nunamiut High School!

Our growing season has OFFICIALLY begun! Students at Nunamiut high School led by teacher Lee cracked open the first seed packets for 2017.  They planted some varieties of tomatoes, a few peppers, rosemary and cutting celery (listed below).  All of these plants will make it to high tunnel to feed the village, but for now... Continue Reading →

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