Young farmer Zoe Fuller talks about the growing agriculture scene in Alaska, where US farming statistics are being turned on their heads. Youâ€™ll hear about small-scale farmers coming together in the Matanuska Valley and creating a community-based economy in Alaska. Hear also about indigenous foodways and salmon-safe farming practices to protect salmon sources and waterways.Â
Learn about what itâ€™s like to farm at Singing Nettle Farm in Southcentral Alaskaâ€™s short but productive growing season. And learn about root cellaring as Zoe shares her root cellar experience and recent experimentation for keeping farm-grown food through the winter.Â
Listen to the end to hear Zoeâ€™s favorite all-local Alaskan food meal. Itâ€™s so simple and perfect for the busy farming season.