This Month’s Issue

Table of Contents

FIND THESE GREAT ARTICLES AND MUCH MORE IN THE NEW ISSUE OF ALASKA MAGAZINE.


FEATURES

Harvest of Riches
A family garden thrives with hard work
Text by Charlie Ess Images by Cheryl Ess

Farmers on the Half-shell
Oyster cultivation in Kachemak Bay and beyond
By Eric M. Beeman

Chasing Sweet Cherry Rumors
The challenges of growing fruit in the far north
By Kaylene Johnson-Sullivan

DEPARTMENTS

My View North: Apples to Oysters

Feast: Keep on Truckin’

Alaska Exposed

On the Edge: That Paleo Thing

THE CACHE

  • Young farmers, accessible farming, remote chef, purified glacier water, musicians, beluga count, Anchorage Museum food exhibit, nutrition for hunting, pollock noodles, Alaska Grown app

DISCOVER

Sense of Place
High Spirits in the Interior

Rambles
The Road to Nowhere

Try This
Come and Get It! A Guide to Self-pick Farms

Out There
The Nulato Hills by Bike and Raft

Sportsman
King Fishing the Wild Coast

Gear
Editor’s Choice; Erin Anais Heist is Armed for the Kitchen

Itinerary
Playing Tourist at Sheep Mountain Lodge

PLUS

History: Hurrah for Five and Forty More!

Community: Craft Brewery Brings Locals Together

Natural Alaska: Toy Soldiers and Tundra Spaghetti

Interview: Micah Hahn and Ben Tietge

This Alaskan Life: Yet Another Alaskan Dilemma

On the Cover: Alaskan oysters with cheese and herbs cook over a charcoal grill. Oyster farming in the state is a thriving, growing industry. ~James Greeley/Tommaso Shellfish

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