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 →
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 →
Spring time ice fishing and it’s connection to arctic gardening
This is the time of year we jump onto snow machines and travel a good distance...or two....and gather around our favorite ice fishing holes. Spring time ice fishing is one of the first real breaks from the monotony of the endless dark winter. The sun comes out in full force and the temperature rises enough... 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 →