ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

Annual Farmer's Market & Local Goods Festival

SATURDAY | AUGUST 25 | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

The Juneau Food Festival is Juneau’s premier end-of-season Farmer’s Market, with a focus on locally grown and produced foods and crafts.  The Food Festival also seeks to enhance Juneau’s sustainability, with a panoply of opportunities to learn skills, techniques, and best practices in all areas of growing, harvesting, preparing, and processing all sorts of comestibles.  From do-it-yourself backyard gardening and raising poultry to exciting economic opportunities for small businesses, Juneau residents won’t want to miss this day packed full of targeted learning opportunities and delightful treats!

The Food Festival is also a marketplace for local businesses and non-profit organizations to generate revenues by selling produce, baked goods, and other foodstuffs with locally grown and harvested ingredients.  All are welcome come to the JACC and celebrate a cornucopia of delicious products, learning more about the bounty of the land and sea that is all around us.

JACC Food Fest Workshop schedule:

In the gallery:

Time

Presenter

Subject

9:15

Juneau Composts! Lisa Daugherty

"Growing a Compost Movement " will provide a brief overview of why composting is important, highlight compost initiatives across the country, and help set the framework for a Compost Vision for Juneau. Come to listen, share ideas, brainstorm, and become part of the movement!

10:15

Dave Gregovich

Mushrooms

11:15

Cycle Alaska Bicycle Care
12:15 Panhandle Produce

Eli Wray

"Hydroponics" Panhandle Produce is an indoor vertical farm and local foods marketplace, open year-round, and dedicated to providing a source of locally grown and produced foods for Southeast Alaska.

 

Booth "mini-workshops" schedule:

 

Time

Presenter Subject

9:30

Corinne Conlon (booth 17) Improving Tomato Yields

10

Sarah Lewis (booth 32)

Canning 101

10:30

Corinne Conlon (booth 17)

Fall Foraging Talk

11 Sarah Lewis (booth 32)

How to Use a Pressure Canner

11:30

Corinne Conlon (booth 17) Fall Foraging Talk
12

Sarah Lewis (booth 32)

How to Make Sauerkraut

12:30 Corinne Conlon (booth 17)

Container Gardening

 

2018 Vendor List

 

Booth #

Vendor

Goods/About

1

Bittersweet Hand crafted gourmet cupcakes and tea made with only local alaskan ingredients

2

Sweet Bree

Fundraiser for the TAFY Dance Studio - cupakes and other sweets with local ingredients, handmade art jewelry

3/4 Fun Guy Foraged Products/Second Nature

Raw organic honey, teas & sipping broths, foraging tools & books, fermentation ingredients/equipment/books, homemade sour cherry jam, dried mushrooms, etc.

5

Marms & Meeks Marms & Meeks specializes in art & home decor made solely from recycled materials, inspired by the intersection of art & science. For Food Fest 2018, they'll be releasing a new print featuring favorite fungi.
6/7/8 Orsi Organic Produce

Garlic bulbs (for planting or eating), garlic powder, garlic salt, raspberry jam, farm fresh potatoes, carrots, etc.

9

Panhandle Produce (Panhandle Pickles) Panhandle Pickles is our value-added processed foods business, offering a wide variety of pickled, fermented, and preserved foods that are hand made in Alaska, and that use Alaska grown ingredients whenever possible.
10 Douglas Community Gardens

seeds/mint/DGC info

11

Northern Lights Foods
12 Ed's Edible Landscaping

Selling garlic, beans, peas, cukes , berries, edible flowers and other produce.

13

Salt & Soil Marketplace

14

Alaska's Last Straw

15

Alaska Coastal Seaweed

Dried and roasted seaweed snacks and flakes.

16 Bayview Gardens Raspberry & Blueberry Jam, Basil Concentrate

17

Corinne Conlon

Selling, "Gardening Near Glaciers: Growing Vegetables in SE AK"; sign-ups for foraging walks

18

Art by Juneau Roo & Pepper Bear Celebrating nature through hand-crafted art prints, wearable art, jewelry, and paper goods.
19 Natural Healthcare

Offering FREE blood pressure checks & macular degeneration screening; +$10 blood typing (ABO type) & lots of info and handouts on improving health & digestion mostly through healthy food choices such as will be featured at the Fest!

20

Mack Provisions

21

Juneau Community Garden

Taking applicaitons for 2019 plots in Juneau Community Garden

22 Sweet Song Chocolate

23

Juneau Composts! Information on our curbside composting program and a workshop on future community composting projects. Potentially some goodies from the garden for sale as well.
24 Alaska Probiotics

Artisanal Kombucha on draft

25

Linda Vallie

26

Robert Chrisensen

27

Barnacle

28

Tidal Wood Food & Forage I am selling spruce tip vinegar, leeks and potatoes.

29

Glacier Greens

30 Juneau Rotary Bulbs

31

Kolene James

32

UAF Co-operative Extension

UAF's Extension is part of the largest informal education system in the world, connecting Extension programs at land-grant colleges and universities in every U.S. territory and state. Extension offers hundreds of publications, written and produced by university specialists, in the program areas of: agriculture and horticulture; health, home and family development; natural resources and community development; 4-H and youth development. Sarah Lewis, Extension Agent for Southeast AK, will offer demonstration classes at the Extension table throughout the day.

33

Tuvraqtuq & Sugar and Spice Fur handicrafts (keychains, bracelets, earrings, etc.) and jams, jellies and homemade candies.
outside Jayne Dangeli

beadwork

Contact Vendor Coordinator Rachael Juzeler for more info.

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