Victoria Petersen & Young Kim, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage

a woman sits near behind a table filled with vegetables

From hidden gem to local favorite: Anchorage’s Hmong market grows in popularity

The market started in 2017 with a handful of people selling produce and food. Today, it’s at full capacity, and the majority of the vendors are Hmong.
a woman holds a dip net in the water

Little fish, big tradition: Alaskans embrace the culinary and cultural tradition of hooligan

Locals seek out the oily candlefish to preserve cultural heritage and to create new traditions through food.