O’Brien Garden’s annual tasting event features the tastes of fall harvest

There are more than 7,500 varieties of apples, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. Trying a new type of apple a day would… Continue reading


Dan Bilyeu of Northern Lights Mushrooms sells oyster mushrooms and a large variety of peppers, including scotch bonnets, jalapenos, poblanos and more at the Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018 Farmers Fresh Market at the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank, near Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Produce is plentiful as farmers market season is wrapping up

Despite the unexpected sunny August weather, summer is wrapping up, which means only a few more opportunities to shop local at farmers markets. Dan Bilyeu… Continue reading


Sterling shares British snack with peninsula

Bill Howell’s 9 Spice Pickled Onion recipe features sweet Palmer-grown onions, apple cider vinegar and nine top-secret spices — but that’s about all he will… Continue reading


Bill seeks to expand cottage food sales, farm tours

Kenai Peninsula farmer and local food advocates are leading the charge for a bill to expand what local farms can offer for consumers and tourists.… Continue reading

Llama mamas

By Ben Boettger Peninsula Clarion… Continue reading

Auction ready: 4-H club prepares for annual auction event

Fair warning, don’t get in between two fighting pigs, according to Elora Reichert, a member of the 4-H Club and last year’s winner of the… Continue reading