Heidi Rader

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Heidi Rader

Associate professor of Extension

University affiliation

  • Cooperative Extension Service
  • Tanana Chiefs Conference
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (Fairbanks)

Contact information

Media contact

Julie Stricker

Areas of expertise

  • Agriculture
  • Education
  • Indigenous studies

Research interests/biography

Heidi Rader promotes health, wellness and self-sufficiency through education on local foods and agriculture. She teaches webinars on these topics and offers the Alaska Master Gardener Online course. She provides hands-on workshops in the Tanana Chiefs Conference region. Rader created the Grow & Tell mobile app, writes monthly news columns and films YouTube videos. She also directs the vegetable variety trials in Fairbanks.