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)
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 →
Seed starting at Nunamiut high school and wasp nests
This week we started a WHOLE bunch of seed at the school and even had a visitor who came by and showed us compost worms! I got to take the compost worms home, since my last batch died when I left them outside during a cold snap. I didn't get to get photos of her... Continue Reading →
Filming Videos and seed starting at Nunamiut high school!
This week we got a couple of special visitors that we got to hang out with for a brief moment. Patuk and Heather came through AKP and did some filming for a few short videos. They did a short video on how to make kale chips and also filmed a bit of the high school... 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 →
Agriculture course at Nunamiut high School…Yay!
This year we were very lucky to have a teacher at our village high school teach a agriculture class. Lee Karasiewicz is teaching the course. I stopped by to discuss our joint ventures in the high tunnel and got to see some of what they were doing. It was a bit too late in the... Continue Reading →