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Edible Idaho South Magazine Debuts on “Chew on This”

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November 9, 2012
Edible Idaho South Magazine Debuts on “Chew on This”

Edible Idaho South is a new publication celebrating the abundance of local food, season by season. Edible Idaho South magazine and website launch in December of 2012. The magazine is a beautiful insight into our local Southern Idaho food shed, connecting us to the people who produce this diverse abundance. Edible Idaho South will offer content on...
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Pioneer Apple Story Wins Edward R. Murrow Award

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April 13, 2012
Several of the apples Sadie Barrett found at Lantz Bar. Photo by Guy Hand

(Editor’s Note: The Radio Television Digital News Association announced Thursday that this Edible Idaho story on saving pioneer apples in the River of No Return Wilderness has won a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for Audio Feature Reporting. According to the awards website “The Radio Television Digital News Association has been honoring outstanding achievements in electronic...
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The Year of Idaho Food Wraps Up

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January 4, 2012
food sun lores

If Janie Burns and Amy Hutchinson hadn’t organized the project called “2011: The Year of Idaho Food,” I wouldn’t have had the opportunity to spend the last 12 months sipping gin at 8:30 in the morning (well, once), foraging for stinging nettles in the forests of McCall, riding in a big-ass wheat combine on...
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With the New Year, Comes Change

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January 1, 2012
Peaceful Belly 316

The Year of Idaho Food Wraps Up With 2011 coming to an end, so does the Year of Idaho Food (check out the projects accomplishments this Wednesday in the Boise Weekly.) As a result, Northwest Food News, web host for the Year of Idaho Food, will be making some adjustments. Some Things Will Change My...
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Balancing Ducks, Diversity and Dollars: The future of local food

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December 23, 2011
Mary Rohlfing holding freshly collected duck eggs.

In the pre-dawn December darkness, Mary Rohlfing nodded toward a familiar silhouette perched in a tree on the edge of her Boise farm. As if on cue, a great horned owl let loose a burst of hoots as Rohlfing pulled on gloves, preparing for her morning chores. “Now that it’s getting a little bit...
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Chestnuts Return to America

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December 16, 2011
Chestnuts nestled inside spiky chestnut burrs.

“I think we got a rainstorm coming in,” Peggy Paul said, pointing to the ominous band of clouds rolling our way on a blustery, mid-November day. She led me into the shelter of her nearby orchard as icy rain began to tick against the dry leaves and bristled burrs that clung to some 500...
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Quince: A Path to the Past

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December 9, 2011
Quince from Dave Turner's quince trees.

I hesitate to invoke the famous Marcel Proust time-travel tale one more time, since uncountable references to that story have ricocheted across food literature like pepper-spraying cops across the Internet. But for those whose reading habits haven’t myopically focused on food and culture, I’ll briefly recap: In the novel Remembrance of Things Past by...
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