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High-tunnel gardening is booming on the Kenai Peninsula. Here’s why.

HOMER — Farming in Alaska can be a tricky prospect, with fickle weather and short growing seasons. But farmers across the state are working around that with simple steel frames and yards of Visqueen.

Meet the high tunnel, a 15- to 20-foot-tall structure that’s looks like half-Quonset hut, half-greenhouse. Alaska farmers are embracing the high tunnel, sometimes called a “hoop house,” not only as a way to extend their growing seasons — and therefore profits — but also to expand the agricultural variety of what they grow.

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Kiva- Fundraising Loans

Super excited to announce the full integration of the Kiva Zip lending platform with the mother ship kiva.org. For several years, Kiva Zip has been a pilot program of kiva.org, designed specifically to see if no-cost, zero percent, person-to-person lending could work...

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Farmer Veteran Coalition of Michigan

Michigan Post 9-11 Combat Vets the application is now open for the 2016 Farm Equipment Exchange and Donation (FEED) program. Apply to win this reconditioned 1976 Chevy C65 farm truck donated by Peterson Farms of Shelby, MI. Applications are open through June 27th....

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Wisconsin build

What?! A full set of bows up by 7:30am on our first ever Wisconsin build? Yep. That’s what happens when you pre-build from 8pm to midnight trying to get ahead of the afternoon winds. @ChickenOpera -}. You rock Sarah! Such hospitality Steve.

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Hoophouses for Health

This is how farmers can double down on great funding sources and build a lot of growing capacity at low cost! Check out this article, Presque Isle Farm is utilizing NRCS EQIP + Hoophouses for Health to put up two 30X96 tunnels. Want to do the same? Call Jeff at...

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