Worms of Your Own

February 28, 2012

What do you do with veggie scraps? Why not start your own vermicomposting bin? This blog at care2 has the story.

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Nampa & Caldwell Gardening Series

February 28, 2012

Canyon County Extension is offering gardening classes through the Parks and Recreations Departments of both Nampa and Caldwell.  Take a look at this blog post from Extension Educator Ariel Agenbroad. The first class is March 3.

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March TVFC Dinner GMO discussion

February 27, 2012

Treasure Valley Food Coalition’s Dinner and a Movie series will have a different  location for the Thursday, March 29th event! We will meet at 6:30 at the Watercooler — downtown Boise at 14th and Idaho.  Dinner will be catered by the B-29 food truck — local organic fare from Dustan Bristol at Brick 29 restaurant in Nampa.  As always, the food will be delicious, the guests delightful, and the conversation stimulating – a great night out for a bargain-priced $25.  Cash or checks at the door; reservations required by March 28th at treasurevalleyfoodcoalition@gmail.com Our movie will be Genetic Chile, an award-winning 2010 documentary on the genetic engineering of New Mexico chiles. The video defines genetic engineering (GE) and discusses the effect of GE crops on agriculture, economics, culture and health. [Alternative terms for GE foods include genetically modified (GM), or "GMO" for genetically modified organism.] Dr. Don Huber, Professor Emeritus of Plant Pathology at Purdue University, will join the post-video discussion.  Dr. Huber is an internationally known expert on the toxicity of genetically engineered foods.  He taught plant pathology, soil microbiology, and micro-ecological interactions as they relate to plant disease at Purdue University for 35 years. Recommended:  Before March 29th,…

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The many benefits of gardening

February 22, 2012
The many benefits of gardening

Source  Loch Ness Water Gardens  

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February Dinner in the Cellar

February 17, 2012

February 23rd at 6 pm. $25.00 per person. Join us for dinner at the Red Feather Cellar. We will be discussing the healing power of plants. RSVP with treasurevalleyfoodcoalition@gmail.com. Seats are limited!

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