Currant Affairs Newsletter – Latest Edition

Currant Affairs is a food systems-themed newsletter for Southcentral Alaska with a focus on the Anchorage area. This version is ‘live’ and updated as new events and opportunites pop up. I update and send out an email version around twice a month. This is a collaboration between Yarducopia (a program of ACAT) and the Alaska … More Currant Affairs Newsletter – Latest Edition

Growing More Gardens! Opportunities to Lend a Hand, Learn, Teach, Share

Want to lend a hand this summer transforming lawn into garden? Supporting Neighborhood Supported Agriculture in Anchorage? Learning and having fun while helping grow and share yummy food? Check out the goings-ons listed below and get in touch – 907-717-4392: Upcoming volunteer opportunities, garden builds, planting, canvassing, etc Tuesday, June 28 (10-2 pm) Building of … More Growing More Gardens! Opportunities to Lend a Hand, Learn, Teach, Share

May 7 Compost Workshop, Midtown Garden Sign ups & Free Baby Apple Trees

Hey everybody, The wise and wonderful Christine Wilcox will be leading a hot composting workshop in Midtown on May 7 from 1-3 pm (2930 Cheechako Street). Come learn and lend a hand. This is the site of the up-and-coming Midtown Community Garden. Come early (11-1) for nibbles, to sign up for a garden bed, and … More May 7 Compost Workshop, Midtown Garden Sign ups & Free Baby Apple Trees

October Newsletter – Fall / Winter Veggies and Putting your garden to bed

Thanks to everyone for such a fun and busy summer season. We’re still helping folks build a few gardens this fall, but most of our plans are heading indoors – working with students at King Tech High School, planning an Agronauts course at the Space Farming Institue, and preparing for Anchorage VegFest!   But before we … More October Newsletter – Fall / Winter Veggies and Putting your garden to bed

Plant Pot Recycling at Yarducopia’s Midtown Garden Depot

Anchor Gardens and Yarducopia are hosting a plant pot drop-off and exchange at the Midtown Garden Depot on Sunday, September 12 from 1-5 pm. The address is 2930 Cheechako Street We’ll be accepting used gardening pots and trays, as well as tools, fencing, and leaves (no garbage bags please) to use and share with gardeners … More Plant Pot Recycling at Yarducopia’s Midtown Garden Depot

Harvest Party Potluck

To celebrate the growing season, fresh fruits and vegetables, and the completion of ACAT’s July/August Food Security Canvass, Yarducopia is hosting a Harvest Party at Grow North Farm. We’ll have food and drink. Please bring stories and maybe some of your garden harvest to share. Looking forward to catching up! More info and updates on … More Harvest Party Potluck

[May Newsletter] New Gardeners, Roots, and Members of the Yarducopia Team!

The season has begun! Yes, the soil is still a bit cold, but the social side of Yarducopia began in earnest last week. We’re busy connecting neighbors, visiting gardens, and making plans for the summer with new and returning gardening pairs. The more the merrier, so don’t hesitate to reach out, pass on our info to friends and … More [May Newsletter] New Gardeners, Roots, and Members of the Yarducopia Team!