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Gardening in the Arctic

Apr 23, 2020 at 2:00 pm3:30 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?

UAF Cooperative Extension, their publications.

Grow&Tell app.

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.


For more information on the IARC salon seminar series contact this semester’s graduate student coordinators Sherri Wall and Liz Bowman.


Apr 23, 2020
2:00 pm–3:30 pm
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