Rural Roots, Small Farms & Local Food with Colette DePhelps

Rural Roots, Inc. has had a wide and diverse impact on small farms and local food systems on the Palouse and in the Inland Northwest. Community-based and farmer-grown, this nonprofit organization has played a significant role in changing the local...

Backyard Harvest with Misty Amarena and Anne Zabala

We talked about the inspiration and mission behind the start of Backyard Harvest, a Moscow, Idaho nonprofit organization working in partnership with their community to connect those with extra fresh produce and those who need it. . And then explored...

Idaho Cultivating Success with Amanda Snyder

For almost 20 years, the Idaho Cultivating Success Program has provided production, marketing and business education for sustainable small farms and ranches across Idaho. Most recently, Idaho Cultivating Success launched a new program, Idaho Farm Link, connecting beginning farmers seeking...

Moscow Food Co-op with Melinda Schab.

Established in 1974, the Moscow Food Co-op is a cooperatively-owned grocery store whose staff and owners are working together to nourish and nurture their community. As an advocate for Palouse producers and families affected by food insecurity, the Moscow Food...

Short Stories from Lavern Tomchak

Stealing pies, working to damn much, and the affection she had for her Grandmother, “Grandma T” recounts stories of growing up the good times, and the bad.

Summertime conversation with my Grandma T and my young kids

My Father’s mom, Lavern Tomchak was known to everyone as “Grandma T.” She passed away in the spring of 2017 after living every moment honest, frank, and hard working. This is my young kids Quinn (Age 6), and Oliver (Age...