The Treasure Valley Food Coalition is excited to announce its partnerships with the Boise Farmers Market,North End Organic Nursery, Edwards Greenhouse, Franz Witte, and the Idaho Botanical Gardens with the Tomato Tuesday & More calendar of events. Throughout the summer you will have the chance to enjoy tomato dishes and drinks, attend classes, and visit with local gardeners about tomatoes. Some TIP events will include a tomato tasting; salsa festival; bloody mary tasting; and classes on seed saving, tomato preservation, and tomato sauce preparation. We are excited about these upcoming events and hope you enjoy as we all ”end the tyranny of the tasteless tomato”.
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The Treasure Valley Food Coalition is a non-profit organization in support of a vibrant local food economy in the Treasure Valley Food Shed of Southwestern Idaho and Eastern Oregon. No other group is working in the food system connecting what we eat and a myriad of issues like energy, transportation, health, nutrition, agriculture, education, culture, the economy, and jobs. We are currently operating as a small steering committee that works on raising awareness about our local food system and collaborating with other organizations to increase the amount of food grown and consumed locally. UPDATE: We have kicked off our supporter campaign, allowing broader community involvement in our work. Take a look at the short video that explains what we’re up to this year. You’ll also see that we’ve added a community resources page that will allow you to connect with organizations and activities that involved in some aspect of local food. Help us build it by adding the organizations that are helping to build a local food system in our valley. We invite your comments, but please keep them constructive. A vibrant local food system will take all of us working together. If you’d like to contact us, please…
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