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Steller Botanical Health - Slideshows & Tours
Steller Botanical Health
Jen Landry RH(AHG), Dipl ABT (NCCAOM), AOBTA-CP, FDN-P
1920 Gustavus Road
Gustavus, Alaska 99826
Larry and Jen Landry pursue a
frugal, subsistence oriented life
We grow all our vegetables and sell
produce locally, hunt and fish for all
our meat, gather berries for fruit
and heat with wood.
Jen is a professional herbalist
and grows a variety of
medicinal and culinary he rbs.
Would you like to see a slice
of Alaska living?
People visiting our home will get a
real sense of the pleasures and
challenges of living from the land
Alaska style, how much food it
takes to feed a couple for a year,
what can be grown here, food
preservation techniques, the large
amount of work involved, all in a
beautiful setting at the end of Rink Creek road.
Sundays through Thursdays.
Call 907-460-4589 to schedule a visit.
Price $40.00 person for 1-2 people.
$25/person over that.
Group rates available.
TALES FROM THE BUSH
Jen and Larry lined two canoes
loaded with a winter's supplies to
an uninhabited log cabin over 100
miles from the nearest village.
There we settled in for the long
winter--fixing up the cabin, picking
berries, hunting moose and small
game, bucking up firewood with an
ax and bow saw, exploring the
Winter’s starkness lent poignancy
to our solitude, ever shortening
days punctuated by not seeing the
sun for over two months,
intense cold, amplified by grappling
with hunger when our food supplies
Through it all we reveled in the
most profound sense of tranquility
and freedom that we have ever
experienced. We floated out after
breakup in May.
Although getting there was
simpler--plane and boat--we spent
another winter on a remote
homestead at the tip of the Alaska
Peninsula, a place of extraordinary
beauty and wildlife, with foul
weather to match.
Slides and stories of life in the
Contact 907-460-4589 to arrange
your small group viewing.