local food

Share Farm Aims To Deliver Local Produce To Your Door

Jul 11, 2019
Doug Nadvornick/SPR

If you’re a Spokane resident, you can find a company that will take your grocery order and deliver the goods right to your door. Now there’s a small Spokane firm there will do the same, but focused on produce grown on local farms.

Share Farm is a company founded by two Whitworth graduates, Vincent Peak and Eric Kobe.

Goats Getting Comfortable in Spokane Backyards

Jun 9, 2015
Paige Browning / Spokane Public Radio

More than 30 people in the city of Spokane are certified to raise goats, after the city council approved an urban farming rule one year ago. City-dwellers are raising chickens and roosters, too, and code enforcers say so far, so good.

Oregon Lawmaker Hopes to Ensure Life of Pie

Jun 3, 2015
Taste America

Oregon's Blue Dog Democratic Congressman Kurt Schrader is lobbying hard right now - not for a piece of legislation, but for a piece of Oregon blackberry pie.

An Oregon chef is asking if you have the guts to celebrate World Tripe Day on Friday.

 

You don’t have to live in the country to raise pigs or sell your backyard veggies anymore. Livestock and neighborhood markets are now allowed in Spokane’s city limits, thanks to two measures approved Monday night by the city council. Council president Ben Stuckart sponsored the urban farming measures.

Conference Dishes Strategies for Local Food

Apr 17, 2013

In an agricultural area of the state, residents of Spokane County spend only 2% of their food money on goods produced regionally. The goal of Friday’s food economy conference is to brainstorm ways to boost local food revenues.