A big shout out to everyone who participated in our recent Love Your Farmer, Love Your Food event including: panelists Erica & Randy Gregerson (Gregerson Family Farm), Cindy Weston (TerraTopia Gardens and Goats), Tracy O’Brien (Willow Wood Honey Farm), Alan Wright & Kelsey Racicot (Rugged Roots Farm), Josh Yake (Gourmet Foragables and More) and John Sylte (Sylte Ranch); vendors The Grass-fed Homestead, Lone Mountain Farms, Plante Family Farm, Palouse Prairie Farm, Kelly Creek Farm, Bah Bah Blacktail, and Dalton Gardens and Blooms; volunteers Teena Holley, Janine Williams, Kelsey McCall, Kimberlee Ciccone, Cynthia Riggs, Juliana & Thor Anderson, Aida Patterson, Ruthe Peterson, Brenda Doggett and Char Beach. Special thanks to the Silver Lake Mall for use of the space, Brenda @ Let’s Do Essential Oils (for the donation of food) and Dalton Gardens and Blooms for the beautiful centerpieces.
The Inland NW Food Network is pleased to introduce Jessica Ballew, our new intern from EWU! Jessica will be assisting with developing and implementing our Power of Produce Program that will be starting this summer at the Hayden Farmers Market. She will also be helping to organize our volunteer program. We are thrilled to have her! Welcome Jessica!
Video courtesy of Dan Ohmann
Food for Thought Book Club
Join us at our March Book Club for a discussion of First Bite: How We Learn to Eat by Bee Wilson. Learn more here.
Community Table INWFN Benefit Dinner
Come enjoy a 7-course gourmet dinner at the Yards Bruncheon prepared by Chef Adam Hegsted using regionally sourced organic ingredients. Proceeds to benefit the work of the INWFN! Seating is limited; reserve your place at the table today!
Solutionary of the Month
Pokey Creek Farm
Greg and Leah Sempel own and operate Pokey Creek Farm, which is near Santa, Idaho. The produce that they grow is Certified Organic, and you will see them during farmer’s market season at the weekly markets in both Hayden and Moscow, Idaho. They also supply produce to Pilgrim’s Market in Coeur d’Alene and to the Moscow Food Co-op. Read more here.