Story last updated at 8/29/2012 - 12:44 pm
The Juneau Local Food Festival will be held for its fifth year from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 1 at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center. The event is free to the public and will feature vendors selling locally grown produce, fresh baked goods containing local ingredients, indigenous plant products, locally produced artisan food, composting supplies, items related to food growing, and much more.
Again this year the Festival will have workshops. The schedule includes speakers on topics such as: Composting; Growing, Harvesting and Preserving Garlic; Growing your business; Starting Spring Seeds; Homebrewing; Grinding Wheat; Fish Filleting and Processing; Flycasting and Fishing for Silvers.
The Juneau Local Food Festival is brought to you by Juneau Arts & Humanities Council and the Juneau Economic Development Council.
Indoor workshop schedule: 9:15 a.m. Composting, with Darren Snyder, UAS Cooperative Extension Service
10 a.m. Garlic: Growing, Harvesting, Preserving, with Ed Buyarski, Edible Ed's
10:45 a.m. Growing Your Business, with Marie Franklin and Grady Saunders, Heritage Coffee
11:30 a.m. Starting Spring Seeds, with Suzanne Williams, master gardener
12:15 p.m. Homebrewing, with Rachel Juzeler, Alaska Brewing Company
1 p.m., Grinding Wheat, with Michelle Donohue, Homesteaders' Cache
Fish filleting and processing, with Scott Perkins, Jerry's Meats
Flycasting Practice, with Brad Elfers, Alaska Fly Fishing Goods