Alaska food resource group to meet in Fairbanks

An Alaska state panel created to increase the consumption and purchase of local farm products and wild seafood has scheduled a meeting this week in Fairbanks.

The Alaska Food Resource Working Group is seeking testimony from the meat processing industry at the meeting taking place from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday.

Members of the group include representatives of eight state agencies.

The group is led by the state Department of Natural Resources and was created to recommend policies and measures.

The meeting is open to the public and will be held in the conference room of the Fairbanks Regional Public Health Center.