Why go through all the trouble?
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
I just installed this beauty on my phone yesterday! And I encourage anyone else who is growing or who wants to grow (or if you are just curious about ) any type of veggies in Alaska. I was introduced to this app at the Sustainable Ag conference in February held in Fairbanks, it... Continue Reading →