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Gardening in the Arctic
Thursday, Apr 23, 2020 at 2:00 pm–3:30 pm
Join the International Arctic Research Center for this month’s virtual IARC Salon on making the most of your Alaskan garden this summer. There will be a Q&A after the panel discussion.
- Nancy Fresco Research professor, climate expert at the UAF Scenarios Network for Alaska + Arctic Planning. Helped create the Garden Helper Tool to explore local Alaska growing conditions under a changing climate.
- Heidi Rader Associate professor, local foods & agriculture expert at the UAF Cooperative Extension Service. Directs the vegetable variety trials in Fairbanks, teaches Alaska Master Gardener and created the Grow&Tell app.
Watch the recording.
Useful Gardening Links:
Alaska Garden Helper web tool.
Most links can be found on the It Grows In Alaska blog as well.
Spreadsheet: How much space do you need to grow your own food for a year?
Fairbanks vegetable variety trials.
Sign up for the Alaska Master Gardener online course this fall.
YouTube channel: In the Alaska Garden with Heidi Rader.
Find an Extension Agent staff nearest you for your specific gardening questions.