The Alaska Pioneer Fruit Growers Association shares in and benefits from the personal experience of successful fruit growing in Alaska and seeks to educate any person(s) interested in fruit growing.

Our Mission
  • Locate, test and preserve superior or special fruit, berry and nut varieties relevant to Alaska.
  • Identify unique cultural methods/materials, propagation techniques, fruit breeding and grafting procedures, adaptations of species and cultivars and all other aspects of fruit growing.
  • Evaluate various fruit cultivars for hardiness in our local climate.
  • Provide instruction to and exchange information with members and anyone interested in fruit growing techniques and cultural practices.
  • Assist in group ordering of materials.
  • Promote communication and friendship between members and other fruit growing enthusiasts.
  • Encouraging friends and neighbors to establish their own fruit trees, bushes and shrubs.
  • Provide assistance to the Cooperative Extension Service to the extent possible.

Become a member!

Membership gives you:
  • Access to members-only classifieds and forum
  • Access to the most recent association newsletters
  • Orchard tours, pruning workshops, and many other association activities

Dues are only $16 a year!


Become a Member

May 13, 2015




General meetings are suspended from March through October. During this time APFGA has tours, workshops, and other such events. Should any business come up that requires a meeting, the membership will be notified as per the Bylaws.

Please note, dates and times subject to change. Read more →

February 6, 2015

Those that delayed receiving these in 2014 are still on the list for this year (2015). We hope to have these available at the grafting workshop for pickup. Notice will be sent closer to spring. Order is closed for these.

February 5, 2015

Those on the list last year are still on the list for 2015. We hope to have these available for pickup at the grafting workshop. Order is closed.  We will notify you when they come in. Thanks