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Stacked can goods at the Homer Community Food Pantry. (Photo by Shady Grove Oliver)

As part of their series examining Anchorage’s Climate Action Plan, Alaska Common Ground hosted a diverse panel featuring growers, hunters, educators and advocates who want to improve Anchorage and Alaska’s food system.

Micah Hahn – Moderator 

Edible Alaska – Amy O’Neill Houck & Jeremy Pataky

Arctic Harvest Deliveries – Kyla Byers

Alaska Food Hub – Robbi Mixon

Yarducopia (a program of Alaska Community Action on Toxics) – Nick Riordan

Anchor Gardens – Cindee Karns

APFGA – Mark Wolbers

Anchorage Urban Sustainability Farm (MOA/HLB) – Shelley Rowton

ANTHC – Jackie Qatalina Schaeffer

Becoming an Outdoors Woman Program Alaska – Katelyn Zonneville

The Alaska Hunting Collective – Jason Croft

Intertribal Agriculture Council – Tikaan Galbreath

UAF Cooperative Extension Service; Health Home & Family Development Program – Sarah Lewis

Alaska Food Policy Council – Rachael Miller

Presentation slides
Presenter organization links

BROADCAST: Sunday, April 18, 2021

RECORDED: Thursday, March 25, 2021 via video conference


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Ammon Swenson is Alaska Public Media’s Audio Media Content Producer. He was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. He graduated from UAA in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and integrated media. He’s previously worked for KRUA radio, the Anchorage Press, and The Northern Light.

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