Food

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 […]

Plots Available in Seward’s New Community Garden!

Plots Available in Seward’s New Community Garden!

After a successful community garden Kick-Off event and seed starting workshop this past weekend, Seward’s new community garden, Garden by the Bay, is happy to  announce that we are accepting entries from anyone interested in gardening a plot in the new community garden this summer!  Interested gardeners should complete the […]

Summit Lake Lodge Mother’s Day Special

Summit Lake Lodge Mother’s Day Special

Make Summit Lake your Mother’s Day destination this Sunday May 14 for a Prime Rib Dinner. The prime rib is slow roasted to perfection on a bed of rock salt, served with garlic mashed potatoes, fresh veggies and a garden salad. $24 Summit Lake Lodge will begin serving at noon. Summit Lake […]

New Community Garden Set to Break Ground this Summer!

New Community Garden Set to Break Ground this Summer!

In November 2016 Seward Wellness For All hosted Seward’s 1st Annual Seward Strong Planning Day.  The objective of the planning day was to identify two wellness initiatives for our community to focus on in the coming year.  Over 30 community members from diverse backgrounds attended the event, together brainstorming dozens […]

Composting Workshop Set May 2 in Seward

Composting Workshop Set May 2 in Seward

The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service will offer a workshop on making compost  May 2 in Seward. Casey Matney, an agriculture and horticulture agent based in Soldotna, will teach the class from 6 to 8 p.m. at the K.M. Rae Marine Education Building at 201 Railway Ave. The […]

The Cookery Hot Lunch Menu for April 18 – 21

The Cookery Hot Lunch Menu for April 18 – 21

Next week will be the final week for The Cookery Hot Lunch Program. Get down there while the gettin’ is good! This Week Tue: Fish tacos or beef enchiladas Wed: Bacon Cheeseburger or Sesame Tofu Salad Thur: Fried Chicken sandwich or Meatloaf Fri: Pulled pork nachos or Cobb Salad Lunch […]