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March 2018

Soil Testing at Edwards Greenhouse

March 10, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Edwards Greenhouse, 4106 Sand Creek St
Boise, ID 83703
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Participants will learn more about soils in general, and their own soils in particular! We’ll go over how to collect and submit soil for a comprehensive soil lab test and how to make sense of the results. Plus, for those participants who bring a small amount of their own garden soil (no more than a pint is needed!) we’ll conduct a simple texture analysis (we call it mud pies for grown-ups) and use a calibrated pH meter to approximate your soil’s pH…

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Soil Testing at North End Organic Nursery

March 10, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
North End Organic Nursery, 3777 W Chinden Blvd
Boise, ID 83714 United States
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Unlocking Your Garden:  Keys to Creating and Balancing Soil Health The first question we ask when someone comes in with a plant issue is, “What’s the soil like?” Lindsay will discuss the complex make up of healthy garden soil, and show you how to build, maintain, and support your soil to create naturally abundant pest and weed resistant gardens and landscapes.  Learn how to permanently CHANGE your soil without constantly chasing pH  and adding inputs.

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April 2018

David Montgomery Speaking at BSU in Jordan Ballroom

April 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Boise State University Student Union, 1700 W University Dr
Boise, Idaho 83725
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David R. Montgomery is a Professor of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington in Seattle, where he is a member of the Quaternary Research Center.  Dr. Montgomery is the author of several books and Treasure Valley Food Coalition has invited Dr Montgomery to speak about his most recent work: "Growing A Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life", which was released in May 2017. Following the presentation Dr. Mongomery will be available for a book signing. Sponsored by the Ada Soil…

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Opening Day at The Boise Farmers Market

April 7, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Boise Farmers Market, 10th and Grove
Boise, ID United States
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Opening Day at Capital City Public Market

April 14, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
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The Fourth Annual Henberg Environmental Lecture

April 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Langroise Auditorium, 2112 Cleveland Blvd
Caldwell, ID 83605 United States
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Earthquakes along the Mississippi?!?: The Surprising Environmental History of the American Heartland . . . and What it May Hold for Our Future Professor Conevery Bolton Valencius Department of History, Boston College “Professor Valencius teaches and writes about American environments and American science and medicine.  Her classes include “Leeches to Lasers,” a survey of U.S. health and medicine, and “This Land is Your Land,” which introduces U.S. environmental history.  She is currently working on a book about earthquakes and contemporary…

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Soil Dig at Fiddlers Green Farm

April 21, 2018
Fiddlers Green Farm

SOIL DIG at Fiddlers Greens Farm in Dry Creek (Hidden Springs) led by Paul McDaniel Professor, Dept. of Soil and Water Systems at the University of Idaho, with Shawn Nield, the NRCS State Soil Scientist.                                 Further details regarding start time, duration, and lunch will be forthcoming.  Group transportation encouraged, parking will be a problem Sponsored by the Ada Soil and Water Conservation District.

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Opening Day at the Nampa Farmers Market

April 28, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lloyd Square Park, 13th and Front
Nampa, ID United States
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2018 marks the beginning of our 30th season! We're so excited to be a part of our community. Our season runs from the last Saturday in April through the last Saturday in October from 9am - 1pm. We're open rain or shine! What people notice about Nampa Farmers Market is that we are a family-friendly and pet-friendly market. Our Chef at the Market demonstrates how to use the items found in our market in delicious ways.We have live music every market day…

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May 2018

Look and See

May 22, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Flicks, 646 W Fulton St.
Boise, ID 83702
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$12

Get your tickets early for Treasure Valley Food Coalition’s Night at the Flicks!* Tuesday  May 22nd. From 6:30 to 9PM. This will be another great event at the Flicks. Last Year we brought you “At the Fork” and this year we are excited to bring you “Look and See: A Portrait of Wendell Barry”. Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry is an exquisite documentary about the extraordinary life and work of this humble rural seer. This film could not be more relevant given the…

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June 2018

Opening Day at Emmett Farmers Market

June 2, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Emmett Farmer's Market is open two days a week!  They start in June and go to the end of October. Ninety percent of what a vendor offers to sell must be home made or home grown.  Non-profit groups may have booths at the market at no charge as well as kids under 16 as long as they have a parent or an adult with them. This is to encourage kids to grow things or make things and have an opportunity…

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