May 7 was Alaska Agriculture Day, celebrated the first Tuesday in May since 2007 to highlight the importance of home-grown sustainability in Alaska. Did you know that the Kenai Peninsula has more than 260 farms? And that total sales of Kenai Peninsula agricultural crops in 2017 was $5.4 million?
Today’s Tune-In Tales is a story celebrating Alaska Ag Day, read by Kenai Peninsula farmers, Lou Heite and Steve Dahl, of Eagle Glade Farms, in Nikiski.
When he follows his nose through the woods, Cub discovers a backyard tea party, with cookies! But he also discovers a tea party hostess who is very bossy, in "Tea Party Rules," by Amy Dyckman, read by Branden Bornemann
And, a kindhearted mouse becomes Santa’s littlest helper in "Santa Mouse," by Michael Brown.