Teens in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough learn about food sovereignty through ice fishing

The food Alaskans eat often travels thousands of miles by barge or truck. But an after-school program in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough aims to give students the skills to fish for their own meals- even in the middle of winter.

As Alaska Public Media’s Tim Rockey reports, during a recent ice fishing outing, one lucky angler went home with dinner.

Tim Rockey is the producer of Alaska News Nightly and covers education for Alaska Public Media. Reach him at trockey@alaskapublic.org or 907-550-8487. Read more about Tim here

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