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Many of us have fallen out of touch with how our food is produced. We tacitly expect that when we visit a grocery store, the shelves will magically be stocked with the produce, meat, and other items that we need to feed our families. How often do you think about the obstacles faced by farmers, or consider the effort local growers put into providing us with Alaska Grown vegetables, fruit, meat, dairy products?

Pyrah's Pioneer Peak Farm, Alaska

The Mat-Su Farm Bureau is hosting a full-day tour of several farms on Saturday, July 31. Guests will have the opportunity to experience on a personal level where and how our local produce is grown, and will learn more about the unique aspects of farming in Alaska. During the tour stops will be made at Glacier Valley Farm, Havemeister’s Dairy, Bushes Bunches, and Pyrah’s Pioneer Peak Farm. In addition, guests will enjoy an all Alaska grown catered lunch, (more…)

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