AK Pioneer Fruit Growers Association


2019 Meeting and Events Calendar

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November through March the club’s holds a monthly meeting on the 2nd Thursday of the month at the BP Energy Center (BPEC). This is a great time to meet local fruit growers and ask how to questions. At 6:30 pm there will be refreshments and the opportunity to socialize before the meeting is called to order at 7:00 pm.

Members-Only events can be found in the 2019 Workshops & Tours tab.

February 14, 2019 at BPEC; Program: by Homer fruit grower and gardener, Judith James.  Her presentation is titled, “Backyards and Co-ops: Glimpses of Agriculture in Central Europe.”  Judith will share what she learned from her travels last summer to Germany, Slovakia and Poland where she visited private farms, gardens, cooperatives as well as intensive-method agriculture and high-tech fruit storage facilities.  She will share photos and illuminate the challenges and methods of growing food in a variety of cultures, climates, and political landscapes.

March 14, 2019 at BPEC; Program: Debbie Hinchey will speak about plant propagation methods (taking cuttings, stooling, timing, etc.)