The autumn harvest at Alaska Pacific College’s Spring Creek Farm in Palmer is a busy however thrilling time for farm staff.
“That is that point when these nights begin to get chilly,” stated manufacturing supervisor Joshua Faller. “The most effective factor is to take a seat down in entrance of a recent bowl of potato leek soup.”
Farm staff and volunteer college students are harvesting potatoes, leeks, beets, turnips, broccoli, fava beans, kale and different greens from the six-acre vegetable farm.
“We will develop all this nice stuff right here, and it does take time.” stated manufacturing supervisor Joshua Faller. “It takes time to domesticate, it takes time to develop. That is the reward for a season of onerous work.”