Seven days. That’s how long food stashes should last for anyone living in Alaska, according to the state.
Compare that to three days for folks residing down south.
Zero days. That’s how much the City and Borough of Juneau has in emergency food supplies.
A press release this week from the state Department of Military and Veterans Affairs announced the department intends to award VF Grace, an Anchorage-based, veteran-owned company, a contract to purchase $1.24 million worth of non-perishable, freeze-dried food items that will last 25 years.