Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion Lark Ticen sifts through tomato vines looking for ripe fruit Monday, July 6, 2015, inside her arctic dome in Kenai, Alaska. She said she has been eating out of her "little, big" garden for 2.5 months. The corn she plans to harvest in August was taller then her own height, much more than the "knee-high by the fourth of July," requirement corn growers in the Lower 48 believe the stalks have to be to know if a good crop will come in during the season.

Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion Lark Ticen sifts through tomato vines looking for ripe fruit Monday, July 6, 2015, inside her arctic dome in Kenai, Alaska. She said she has been eating out of her "little, big" garden for 2.5 months. The corn she plans to harvest in August was taller then her own height, much more than the "knee-high by the fourth of July," requirement corn growers in the Lower 48 believe the stalks have to be to know if a good crop will come in during the season.

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Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion Lark Ticen bags up some fresh greens Monday, July 6, 2015, inside her arctic dome in Kenai, Alaska. She said she has been eating out of her "little, big" garden for 2.5 months. The corn she plans to harvest in August was taller then her own height, much more than the "knee-high by the fourth of July," requirement corn growers in the Lower 48 believe the stalks have to be to know if a good crop will come in during the season.

Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion Lark Ticen bags up some fresh greens Monday, July 6, 2015, inside her arctic dome in Kenai, Alaska. She said she has been eating out of her “little, big” garden for 2.5 months. The corn she plans to harvest in August was taller then her own height, much more than the “knee-high by the fourth of July,” requirement corn growers in the Lower 48 believe the stalks have to be to know if a good crop will come in during the season.

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