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Vending at the Alaska State FairUpdated Feb 2, 2018The Alaska State Fair is an awesome annual event held right here in Palmer, Alaska! The Alaska State Fair always ends on Labor Day in September and is in operation for the 12 days prior.  I have had the great privilege and FUN of being a vendor at the Alaska Sate Fair since 2011.  I own The Dirt Sheep which is the gift shop that is open year 'round here at the B&B.  The shop is literally a 10'x20' booth built as per the Alaska State Fair specifications. We use a slideback tow truck to haul the building to our spot at...
3 Best Motorcycle rides from Alaska's Harvest B&BUpdated 2/1/2018WE ride! We ride as much as 15,000 miles in a year.  We have taken the bikes on every paved highway in Alaska and many of the unpaved, and 'under construction' roads as well.  Here are the places to go when your time is limited.1. Heading east: From Alaska's Harvest B&B to the Matanuska GlacierThe ride from Palmer to the Matanuska Glacier then on up to eat at  Sheep Mountain Lodge is breathtaking!  The Glenn Highway (Hwy 1) has earned the title "National Scenic Byway" for good reason! and even...
This has been an eventful spring here at Alaska's Harvest B&B!  We have added a spacious 1200 sq ft, 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath luxury log cabin to our 15 acres!  We cleared out the trees in front of it so it shares the beautiful view of the mountain range we enjoy every day.  I LOVE MY LOG CABIN!  It sleeps 8 comfortably and would make the perfect home base rental for a small group or family as you visit the South Central area of Alaska!  Log in to www.alaskasharvest.com and check it out! Last spring we added the 2 additional private bathrooms so that each of our 6...
Best Working Farms of the Matanuska Valley WILD ANIMALS: Musk Ox & ReindeerRight here in amazing Palmer, we have the Musk Ox Farm and the Reindeer Farm.  Both are a must-see! Our home is within 10 minutes of either and both are well worth the time.  Each is an inexpensive way to experience some unforgettable Alaskan 'real-life'.CROPS:  Matanuska Giant VegetablesOur Matanuska Valley is known world-wide for being the place to grow 100 pound head of cabbage or footlong greenbeans.  We have some amazing working produce farms right here and most everyone has a...