Farmers' market vendors and managers across the state will have the opportunity to participate in one of several upcoming regional workshops! Workshops Are Schedule for: - Nampa, February 4 (Click here to register) - Idaho Falls, March 3 (registration coming soon). - Moscow, March 23-24, with one … [Read more...] about Farmers’ Market Workshop in Nampa
Archives for January 2012
Grower's Own 2012 Whether you call it networking, peer-to-peer learning, or something totally different, the Grower’s Own Conference is a vibrant, interactive gathering where farmers come to share tips and hear from the real experts: other organic farmers. The day consists of farmer-to-farmer work … [Read more...] about Farmers! Don’t miss Grower’s Own
The Third Annual SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE SYMPOSIUM is being held February 16 in Ontario. Its emphasis on good soil health will feature nationally-known soil scientists. One speaker, Don Huber, is at the epicenter of controversy for questioning the long-term effects of Genetically Modified (GMO) … [Read more...] about It’s not dirt—it’s soil. Take Care of It!
After a holiday break, the Treasure Valley Food Coalition dinners in the Red Feather cellar resume on the last Thursday of each month. January's event will be a discussion about food security in the Treasure Valley. Our food, an essential element of our daily life, is anything but secure. Grocery … [Read more...] about Dinner in the Cellar returns!
Local food in the Treasure Valley is on the agenda for the next Fettuccine Forum. Amy Hutchinson, Guy Hand and Janie Burns will present on 2011: The Year of Idaho Food. Recently concluded, the Year of Idaho Food was a grass-roots, year-long, statewide look at the surprising variety of foods grown … [Read more...] about Menu for the Future at Fettuccine Forum
With all the appeal of dry toast, a joint legislative committee met yesterday, January 5, 2012 to read the tea leaves of the state's economy in 2012. Every year, groups with major economic impact like the Department of Labor, realtors, timber interests, contractors, tourism and agriculture offer … [Read more...] about Financial condition of Idaho Agriculture released