The below posters are a great source of information on the inclusion of Traditional Alaska foods into your childcare center. Here you will find guidance on the acceptance, preparation, storage, and processing of donated meats, fish, and plants.
The below tool kit offers further detailed guidance on serving healthy traditional foods in food service programs with guidelines for accepting and processing donated plants and game.
Aleutian Pribilof Island Association, Inc. QaQamiigux Head Start Traditional Foods Preschool Curriculum
This wonderful curriculum by the Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association, Inc. provides lessons and activities that ECE providers can implement to teach the culturally relevant nutrition of foods in the region.
State of Alaska, Division of Agriculture Blueberry Harvesting and Activity Guide
This resource is chock full of tips on how to get your children and their families out harvesting and preserving blueberries, fun activities, recipes and facts.
US Highbush Blueberry Council Lifecycle of a Blueberry
This is a great visual aid that demonstrates the growth blueberries bushes go through to produce their fruit. This is easily incorporated into lessons about blueberries and their role in traditional Alaska diets.
The Store Outside Your Door webisode series highlights traditional foods from around the state. Each webisode takes you through the harvesting process and into the kitchen to prepare a traditional dish, with a contemporary twist.
This link will take you to a series of Tundra to Table YouTube videos and Tundra Plant Mini-Magazines. Both are filled with facts and activities to help guide your children in learning more about traditional Native Alaskan foods and their uses. The resources are located about halfway down the page under Nutrition Resources.