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Patrick McMahon

July 3, 2017

Patrick McMahon first learned about the INWFN at a chance meeting with Teri at Pilgrims Market. It didn’t take long before he was recruited to join what the “Coeur Team” – a group of five dedicated volunteers who met each week for 2 hours to scheme and dream plans for…

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Rugged Roots Farm

June 29, 2017

A call to Kelsey Racicot and Alan Wright on a summer evening in June finds them outside working on the one acre of land they call Rugged Roots Farm; Kelsey is busy weeding the corn as a thunder storm can be heard in the distance. The storm is headed their…

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Lavender

June 29, 2017

If you’ve taken a stroll near any gardens this week, then you’ve probably seen lavender in full bloom. This purple perennial shrub is relatively easy to grow in our region and offers an abundance of culinary, aromatic and medicinal uses far beyond its decorative presence in landscaping. Lavender is a…

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Strawberries

May 31, 2017

As the weather warms and we head into summer, June and July are the perfect months to stock up on the region’s earlier ripening fruits, including strawberries! Strawberries are chock full of nutrients that help to prevent cancer, regulate blood pressure, improve heart health, improve glycemic control in diabetics, and…

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Cable Creek Farm

May 30, 2017

By Juliana Anderson A picturesque drive along a winding mountain road on a cool spring evening led me to Beth Tysdal of Cable Creek Farm. Springtime at Cable Creek displays the farm in lush hues of deep green, and the landscape is breathtakingly beautiful. Spring runoff fills the stream that…

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Best Clever Instagram Captions

May 20, 2017

Instagram has removed much more than a lot of people thought it would. What began is a fun method to share images among friends has progressed into a fully-fledged social network. If you’re an Instagram consumer and are searching for inspiration, this list of brilliant Instagram captions could be exactly…

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Eat Local! Butter

May 1, 2017

Butter has long been a staple in cultures around the world, revered amongst the upper echelon for its creamy flavor and perceived healing properties for skin, burns, and lustrous hair. In recent decades, this favorite toast-topper has been shunned for its high saturated fat content, and it is now at the…

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Red Roof Farmstead

May 1, 2017

Noble St. Sauver of Red Roof Farmstead in Athol, ID produces and sells a delightful assortment of cheeses made from raw, unpasteurized goat’s milk. A visit to her farm on a brisk spring evening provided the opportunity to meet Noble and her goats, along with a menagerie of dogs, cats,…

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Eat Local! Radishes

March 30, 2017

With spring officially upon us, it’s almost time to begin planting our cool weather crops, which include radishes. Radishes can be planted as soon as the ground can be worked – typically within the first two weeks of April in North Idaho. These little peppery root vegetables harbor a great…

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Kelly Creek Farm

March 30, 2017

Katie Austin and Ray Williamson of Kelly Creek Farm in Pinehurst, Idaho specialize in artisanal cheeses, grass feed beef, grass fed lamb, and pork. They started their farm ten years ago, and have grown it into a successful business which contributes toward a positive food culture and serves community needs…

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Brenda Doggett

March 1, 2017

Brenda Doggett loves to cook. After attending virtually all of our Seasonal Kitchen cooking classes last year, we recruited her to teach our January class on soup. Her enthusiasm, knowledge and culinary talents were evident in her well-planned presentation. Although there is nothing in her upbringing that held clues about…

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Lone Mountain Farms

February 28, 2017

Meet Emily and Luke Black, owners and operators of Lone Mountain Farms, located in Athol, Idaho. How long have you both been farming, and what made you decide to start up Lone Mountain Farms? We transitioned from gardening to farming in 2010 to facilitate our desire to grow delicious healthy…

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Eat Local! Microgreens

February 28, 2017

As we head into March, some of us have probably started thinking about starting our cool weather crops. Although leafy greens and some herbs can be planted in March, their miniature counterparts, or microgreens, can be available year-round simply by sitting on your windowsill. These windowsill edible greens make a…

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Native Bees Are All the Buzz

January 31, 2017

By Courtnie Carter, beekeeper/native bee enthusiast Concern for the recent decline of bees has permeated the public world. For many individuals, the phrase “save the bees” conjures images of adorable, fuzzy honey bees bustling around garden flowers.blackmart apk free download Honey bees are the main source of commercial pollination for most…

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Eat Local! Chocolate

January 31, 2017

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, many of us are probably thinking about getting that special someone a heart shaped box of chocolates.kfc mingles bucket Did you know that chocolate offers many benefits other than just satisfying a sweet tooth or showing someone that you care? Dark chocolate in…

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Pokey Creek Farm

January 30, 2017

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…

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Eat Local! Herbal Tea

January 1, 2017

Tea has long been cultivated and used to treat medical conditions, and the health benefits of tea for heart disease and cancer prevention are well known. Three main types of tea are traditionally made from the tea plant (Camellia sinensis) native to China and India, which include white, green, and…

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Josephie Dean Jackson – Tea Specialist

December 31, 2016

Josephie Dean Jackson is an expert on all things related to tea; the history and culture of tea, the many kinds of tea, how to brew and serve, and most importantly, how to grow and harvest tea. Josephie and her delightful assistants Kailey Everson and Vincent Cavalin have, within the…

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Upcoming Events

Dec
6
Fri
7:00 pm Bingo & Brews Benefit @ Slate Creek Brewery
Bingo & Brews Benefit @ Slate Creek Brewery
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Meet us at Slate Creek on the first Friday of each month for fun, community and a good cause. Bingo and Brews night will benefit the INWFN. A $1.00 CASH DONATION is SUGGESTED per card.…
7:00 pm Bingo & Brews Benefit @ Slate Creek Brewery
Bingo & Brews Benefit @ Slate Creek Brewery
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Meet us at Slate Creek on the first Friday of each month for fun, community and a good cause. Bingo and Brews night will benefit the INWFN. A $1.00 CASH DONATION is SUGGESTED per card.…
Jan
3
Fri
7:00 pm Bingo & Brews Benefit @ Slate Creek Brewery
Bingo & Brews Benefit @ Slate Creek Brewery
Jan 3 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Meet us at Slate Creek on the first Friday of each month for fun, community and a good cause. Bingo and Brews night will benefit the INWFN. A $1.00 CASH DONATION is SUGGESTED per card.…
7:00 pm Bingo & Brews Benefit @ Slate Creek Brewery
Bingo & Brews Benefit @ Slate Creek Brewery
Jan 3 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Meet us at Slate Creek on the first Friday of each month for fun, community and a good cause. Bingo and Brews night will benefit the INWFN. A $1.00 CASH DONATION is SUGGESTED per card.…
Feb
7
Fri
7:00 pm Bingo & Brews Benefit @ Slate Creek Brewery
Bingo & Brews Benefit @ Slate Creek Brewery
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Meet us at Slate Creek on the first Friday of each month for fun, community and a good cause. Bingo and Brews night will benefit the INWFN. A $1.00 CASH DONATION is SUGGESTED per card.…

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