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Farm to table at Alaska State Fair

August 19, 2015

By Jill Jordan Dig In! That’s this year’s theme for the Alaska State Fair, and it reflects our short growing season here in Alaska. If you’re anything like me, you…

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Girdwood Fungus Fair is for mushroom lovers

August 18, 2015
Girdwood Fungus Fair is for mushroom lovers

Just in time for prime mushroom picking, the Girdwood Fungus Fair, set for Aug. 28-30, is a multi-faceted weekend of forays, naturalist presentations, outdoor concert, culminating with a Fabulous Fungus…

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Sea, suds and sustenance in Seward

August 17, 2015
Sea, suds and sustenance in Seward

It’s hard to pass an Alaskan summer without a trek south to Seward. During the off-season, it is a sleepy but still-charming town, nestled among dramatic peaks, with throwback buildings…

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Salmon for the soul: Try these mouth-watering recipes

August 14, 2015
Salmon for the soul: Try these mouth-watering recipes

Summer is in full swing, and the fireweed is nearing its top. With a great run of reds and the silvers charging at top speed, you should have plenty of…

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Pink Passion: Couple creates tasty treats from our favorite fireweed

August 13, 2015
Pink Passion: Couple creates tasty treats from our favorite fireweed

Fireweed is surely one of the world’s most lovely native plants saddled with the least appealing name. Why not call it “In Your Face Gorgeous Weed” instead?  Coming from south…

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