Rural Farming Training

Learn about growing food and raising livestock!

The Kodiak Archipelago Leadership Institute is offering a free training program to help residents of our small communities who live off the road system, and members of our region's Tribes learn about becoming successful growers, farmers, and ranchers around the island.

Activities will include:

  • Two conferences
  • A series of training teleconferences
  • Community work sessions in Akhiok, Larsen Bay, Old Harbor, Ouzinkie, and Port Lions
  • Technical site visits
  • Assistance with business planning

A complete schedule is available on the registration form (right-click to download).

This program supports travel costs for village residents. 

To register:

Download an application or pick up an application at one of the following locations:

Sun'aq Tribe of Kodiak
Larsen Bay Tribal Council
Old Harbor Native Corporation
City of Ouzinkie
Native Village of Port Lions

Call Robbie Townsend Vennel at 907.299.6185 for information on how to submit your applications. Applications must be received by January 15, 2019.

Old Harbor farming. Photo by Daysha Eaton/KMXT.


Old Harbor farming. Photo by Daysha Eaton/KMXT.