Food

Alaska’s Farmers Markets are Growing

Alaska’s Farmers Markets are Growing

Homer, AK – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded $13.4 Million this year to 52 recipients across the country including $403,000 to Alaska’s Cook Inletkeeper, a community-based non-profit organization and major recipient of USDA’s 2017 Farmer’s Market Outreach Program (FMPP). “It’s an amazing step forward for local […]

AGE 50+ INVITED TO NAVIGATE LONGER LIVES

AGE 50+ INVITED TO NAVIGATE LONGER LIVES

Adults age 50+ are invited to take this free course to learn how to navigate longer lives.  A new 10-week session of the AGING MASTERY PROGRAM® will begin Thursday, September 21st, 12:45-2:15pm, at Seward Senior Center.  Developed by the National Council on Aging, the program encourages mastery—developing behaviors across many dimensions that will lead to improved […]

Blueberry Festival at Alyeska Resort August 19 and 20

Blueberry Festival at Alyeska Resort August 19 and 20

It’s blueberry season, and there’s no better way to celebrate Alaska’s annual crop than with Blueberry Festival at Alyeska Resort! The 10th Annual Blueberry Festival will be Saturday and Sunday, August 19 and 20 from 11am to 8pm in the Hotel Alyeska Courtyard. Free entry! (Please, no dogs.) The 10th […]

Backcountry Layer Cake. Photo: Allison Sayer.

Backcountry Layer Cake: Celebrate!

by Allison Sayer for Seward City News- I feel especially fortunate to have marked many special occasions in the Alaska backcountry. Birthdays and bachelorette parties have been my favorite celebrations. Of course, being in the backcountry does not mean going without an awesome cake!  This no-bake option creates a beautiful […]

Alaska Salmon Day August 10

Alaska Salmon Day August 10

A message from Miriam & Erin from The Salmon Project- We know you celebrate your salmon love every day of the summer, but this Thursday is the second annual (official) #aksalmonday and it’s going viral. To make it easy to participate, we’ve gathered ten of our favorite salmon actions — and there’s something for everyone, […]

Get Gardening with Seward’s New Community Garden!

Get Gardening with Seward’s New Community Garden!

Construction of Seward’s new Community Garden, Garden by the Bay, is officially underway, and thanks to an outpouring of community support we are making great progress!  This week 43 individuals have turned out to help install weed barrier, build garden beds and lay gravel, together donating over 164 person hours […]

Ms Gene’s Place: A Local Jewel Nets a New Chef

Ms Gene’s Place: A Local Jewel Nets a New Chef

By Kelley Lane for Seward City News – On a Sunday evening, amidst steady rain, we set off for a walk from our house in downtown Seward to Hotel Seward’s longtime, locally loved restaurant, Ms Gene’s Place, named as a tribute to the property’s’ former owner, Gene Snowden. Before we […]