The rooster crows and our summer crew heads out to the field to begin harvest for the week. Thursday we’ll bring our vegetables to market at APU, where student farmers will sell their product and practice direct marketing. More fresh produce will go straight to the dining hall, where kitchen staff will use it to More
Spring Creek Farm Journal
APU staffers Chris Pavadore and Megan Rock teach schoolchildren the joys of making – and eating – locally grown foods. Pavadore, dining services sustainability director, and Rock, coordinator at Louise’s Farm School, are featured in an article published Oct. 28 in the Frontiersman newspaper. Read more at The Frontiersman.
Anchorage-based KTVA Channel 11 highlights the University’s outdoors-based education in a segment about Louise’s Farm School. Aired Oct. 29 and reported by KTVA’s Lauren Maxwell, the news story takes viewers to the 800-acre Kellogg campus in Palmer. KTVA is the local CBS affiliate. Farm School students are shown making devil’s club salve and walking through More
The trail wound its way up into the hills, around small, weed-edged ponds, and across a shallow stream. It was lined with spruce trees and berries, and the smell of leaves beginning to decay filled the crisp air. It was perfect country for grouse and moose and bears. – John Elvis Smelcer, author of Alaskan More