Past Events

Jan 27, 2023

Beginning & Young Farmers Network Meeting

1-2:30 PM | Zoom

Alaska leads the nation in agricultural growth and there’s no sign of it slowing down. The average age of a producer in Alaska is two and a half years younger compared to the national average age. Moreover, Alaska leads the nation in the percent of new and beginning producers. Almost half – 46 percent – ......

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Oct 8, 2022

AFMA Storytelling Workshop with Story Works Alaska

9am - 12pm | Virtual

This FREE (registration required) workshop will take place on Saturday October 8th and Saturday October 15, 2022. Each session will run from 9am-12pm. You must be able to attend both sessions – this event is now virtual so those located anywhere in Alaska can participate! The workshop will be facilitated by Story Works staff and ......

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Sep 12, 2022

Webinar: Alaska Farmers Market Management & Food Access Toolkits

5:30-7pm | Zoom

Do you have questions on how to start a market? How to set up a SNAP redemption program? Concerns about setting market policy? Join us for the answers to all this and more as the Alaska Farmers Market Association reviews two new awesome resources: The AK Farmers Market Management and Food Access Toolkits! This is ......

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Apr 8 - Apr 10, 2022

Gather & Grow: 2022 Alaska Farmers Market Summit

Friday 8 AM - Sunday 6 PM | Virtual

Elizabeth Ripley arrived in Alaska’s Matanuska-Susitna Borough with a vision to build upon its community strengths and make it a healthier place to live. Today, as President & Chief Executive Officer of the Mat-Su Health Foundation (MSHF), she leads initiatives to do just that. The MSHF has developed a comprehensive, asset-based strategy to improve health outcomes, focusing on the areas of greatest concern to the community itself. ...

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