Problems of the Short Alaska Growing Season

Talk of Alaska Host Steve Heimel

Who could have predicted that twelve years into the new century fresh vegetables grown in Bethel would be on sale in Anchorage?  Or that a cooking trend would combine with concerns about food security to prompt a thriving local food movement in Alaska’s urban restaurants?  Alaskans love to talk about these issues, and with gardening season on its way, who would be better to talk with than an expert in high-latitude year-round gardening?

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HOST: Steve Heimel, APRN


  • Eliot Coleman
  • Tim Myers
  • Julianne McGuinness, Executive Director of the Alaska Botanical Garden
  • Callers Statewide


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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.

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