Native Pollinators, Plants & Gardening

Here is some valuable information from Yakutat Tlingit Tribe about pollinators, plants & gardening! What are Pollinators? Pollination is the first step that creates new generations of plants, and is the fertilization of a plant’s female organs. Pollinators are the agents which facilitate fertilization, moving pollen to the ovule of another plant. Common pollinators include…

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Ludvig’s Bistro is Open!

Chef & Owner Edith Johnson confirmed that Ludvig’s Bistro at 256 Katlian St., Sitka will be open for dining year-round. Now taking reservations for the Winter Season – October 2023 through March 2024 Open for Sunday Brunch & for Dinner on Thursday, Friday, Saturday – find out more at ludvigsbistro.com A special “Food & Blues…

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Back Door Cafe

Fall 2023 Hours for Back Door Cafe: Monday thru Friday 7am-4pm Saturday 7am-1pm Closed Sunday Thoughtfully made coffees, teas & baked goods, with daily specials, lunch & good vibes Will be re-opening Thursday, Oct. 5th, following our Fall Break.

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Traditional Foods & Seasonal Harvest

Seasonal harvest allows us to be active, learn about local flora/fauna, and obtain nutrient dense foods. There are numerous wild foods that we can harvest over the course of the year. Lingít X’áax’i (Crabapple) Harvesting:  Crabapple trees have reddish-green, oblong berries in the fall. Look for trees or shrubs along the coast. Preparing:  Crabapples can…

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Turmeric in the Spotlight

Curcuma longa – Turmeric – is pretty popular these days. This bright yellow root that has been long used in Indian and Southeast Asian cuisine is now widely recognized as a potent medicinal herb. It seems that what draws so many to Turmeric is its strong anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It is known as a…

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Southeast Dough Co.

Retail Bread Sales – Tuesday pick-ups at Sitka Food Co-op (236 Lincoln St #114 – Harbor Dr side of the Franklin Building – from 3-7pm). For Tuesday pick-up, order by the end of the day on the previous Saturday. Contact us at sedoughco@gmail.com or (860) 690-9950 Sourdough loaves vary each week, may include:  Blueberry Lemon…

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Sitka Community Food Assessment

Struggle to buy the foods you prefer to eat?  Have food stored in case of an emergency?  Able to access the local, wild foods you love?  Take the Sitka Food Security Survey and help local organizations better understand the food challenges facing Sitkans and the community.  It takes less than 10 minutes and the link…

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Sitka Food Co-op

Our produce has been placed on the barge and here is sampling from our “extras” list that ***as long as produce arrives in good condition*** will be available Tuesday 09/05 on Delivery Day! Juneau Greens Lettuce, Salad Mix Juneau Greens Lettuce, LIVE Butter Leaf Juneau Greens Basil, LIVE Apples, Fuji Apples, Honeycrisp Plums -Italian Plum/Prune (yellow…

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Sitka Tribe’s Kayaaní Commission

Sitka Tribe of Alaska’s Kayaaní Commission meets the Last Monday of Every Month from 6:30-8:30pm. All are welcome to attend, including STA Tribal citizens, plant knowledge holders, and anyone who wants to learn about harvesting plants. The August meeting will be Monday August 28th – Join the meeting in person at the STA office at 204…

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Pizza Express NEW Menu

Pizza Express’ new menu is now posted on Sitka Eats. Go to sitkapizzaexpress.com to order online using “Toast.” Or, phone (907) 966-2428 to order for pick-up or delivery.

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What are you in the mood for?

In the Mood for:  Sushi?  Pho or Korean BBQ?  Classic Stir-Fry? Remember these restaurants – Open 7 days a week for Dine-in or Take-out Little Tokyo (907) 747-5699 Asian Palace (907) 966-4600 Kenny’s Wok & Teriyaki (907) 747-5676 Find Menus for all three at SitkaEats.com

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Spotlight on Devil’s Club – S’axt

Oplopanax horridus A perennial shrub that thrives naturally in the wet woodlands of the Pacific Northwest. An intimidating plant!  It’s tall stalks are covered in sharp spines, a powerful symbol of strength and protection. The vibrant green leaves unfold from the top of the stems in a graceful in elegant way. The smell is one…

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Local Food & Garden Resources

Sitka Local Foods Network (SLFN) – The Sitka Local Foods Network is a 501(c)3 non-profit group whose mission is to increase the amount of locally produced and harvested food in the diets of SE Alaskans. Find out more about this group at https://sitkalocalfoodsnetwork.org/about/ and how you can get involved as a volunteer at https://sitkalocalfoodsnetwork.org/%E2%80%A2-volunteer/ Sitka…

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Bear Country Convenience & Coffee

Open Tuesday-Saturday 7am-11pm, Sunday + Monday 7am-8pm. Cafe Bar open every day till 6pm, with espresso drinks, Kaladi Bros. coffee, Italian sodas, chai teas and more! Fresh baked goods coming in late November!

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