food processing

Members of the Alaska Food Policy Council hosted a town hall meeting in Bethel last week to gather information they’ll use to guide statewide food policy.

Bethel community members gathered around tables at a local café to brainstorm ideas about how the food system in the Y-K Delta could be better. Subsistence hunting and fishing along with gardening and farming were noted as strengths in the Y-K Delta, while high prices at grocery stores and problems finding places to process and store food were among the problems discussed. Read more →