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The Alaska Food Policy Council is hiring for 2 AmeriCorps VISTA Positions!

The State of Alaska is seeking two AmeriCORPS VISTAs this year. The first position will be focused on further developing the structure and sustainability of the Alaska Farmers’ Market – Quest Program (AFMQP) to increase access to healthy local foods for more low income Alaskans. AFMQP provides funding and technical assistance to farmers’ markets to help them … Continue reading

Call for Governing Board Members
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Call for Governing Board Members

Are you passionate about affecting change in Alaska’s food system? The Alaska Food Policy Council is looking for five new individuals to join our board. The key backgrounds and skills desired to develop our Governing Board are: transportation and distribution sector, Alaska Native representation, communications/media professionals, fundraising and resource development, and other sectors. To apply, please Read … Continue reading

Senator Begich Introduces the Traditional Foods Nourishment Act of 2013
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Senator Begich Introduces the Traditional Foods Nourishment Act of 2013

For Immediate Release Contact: Heather Handyside (907) 350-4846  Begich Introduces Traditional Foods Bill Responding to Rural Communities Demands for Local Food Options Legislation will Result in Healthier Lifestyles, Stronger Economies To encourage access and consumption of healthy traditional foods, U.S. Senator Mark Begich today introduced The Traditional Foods Nourishment Act of 2013. “Many Alaska Native traditional … Continue reading