Why go through all the trouble?
Gearing up for 2022! New beginnings…
I write this post with such hope and joy in my heart! 2021 left my soul a bit tattered and frayed, from the isolation and dealing with all of the unknowns and uncertainties. Though we are still pulling ourselves out of the muck this year is already looking brighter. We had to move the high... Continue Reading →
Donations poured in… <3
I am blown away by the generosity of the world, especially in these trying times! After the PBS mention donations of every kind poured in. Everything from money and gift cards, to people purchasing wish list items off of our amazon account, to just beautiful heartfelt messages. It took me a while to make my... Continue Reading →
We were featured on PBS newshour last night! Welcome to all the new faces! Please feel free to take a look around. I have been flooded with emails and messages and I promise to try and get around to all the wonderful messages. But I would like to take the time to thank Erin McKinstry... Continue Reading →
The plastic guessing game…
A High tunnel is made to extend our growing season....But developing good timing is half the battle! We have had our usual (and unusual) warming/freezing spells now for a few weeks. Spring seems to become more unpredictable every year here in the arctic. I find myself chewing my nails to the nub every year deciding... Continue Reading →
Arctic T – shirts and Seedlings
I have since dove back into the t-shirt designing world., I have a couple of shirts available for purchase from my Redbubble account that half of the profits will go directly to Gardens in the Arctic. So you can support our cause and look awesome too! My Redbubble account to purchase: (CLICK ME)
2018 Here we come!
It seems the rule of thumb that when one year goes smooth as butter the next is as rough as it can get! This year is starting out pretty rough. My generally relaxed and enjoyable planning stage has been complicated by finding out that my folder that I wrote ALL my records in last year... Continue Reading →
Tours now available!
We have added a new BUTTIN! We have opened up the high tunnel for short tours with Rainey as your guide. These short tours are a new thing for us but education and enthusiasm are paramount! You get a bit of time to ask questions and hear about the trials and successes of our endeavor... Continue Reading →
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 →
High tunnel emerges and more seed starting at the school!
It's officially spring! How do I know? I was standing outside soaking in the sunshine and a HUGE furry bumble bee buzzed around my head....I'm pretty sure we were both confused! She might be a bit early, but there is no doubt that our days have lost anything resembling night time and the world is... Continue Reading →