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Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food reception and discussion in Moscow Jan. 29

Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food reception and discussion in Moscow Jan. 29

The City of Moscow and the University of Idaho Extension will host a Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food reception and panel discussion on Thursday, January 29th. The event will be from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Kenworthy performing Arts Centre. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.

The purpose of this event is to provide education to the current and future consumer of agricultural products by showcasing the social and economic reach farmers have in their communities.

Those in attendance will have the opportunity to meet farmers from Idaho and Washington to hear stories about small farms, community supported agriculture, wholesale distribution, pre-ordering, and institutional farming. Featured farms include:  Tonnemaker Hill Farm, Moscow Urban Farm/Victory Farm, Brush Creek Farm, Omache Farm, and WSU Organic Farm.

 A no host bar and light appetizers will be provided by Camas Prairie Winery, Moscow Brewing Company, and The Kitchen Counter.

World premier play “Stationary/Stationery” informed by science and surrealism

World premier play “Stationary/Stationery” informed by science and surrealism

Writing is like a science experiment for University of Idaho Theatre Arts student Vinecia Coleman, author of “Stationary/Stationery,” which premieres in February.

"I enjoy taking multiple theatrical elements, combining them, and then allowing them to create a unique place in the imagination of the theatre-goer," said Coleman, a master’s of fine arts (MFA) student.

OMWBE Get Certified Campaign to host educational workshops around the state Jan. 20-23

OMWBE Get Certified Campaign to host educational workshops around the state Jan. 20-23

The Washington State Office of Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises (OMWBE) has announced the office will  launching a statewide ‘Get Certified’ campaign starting January 20th intended to help more women- and minority-owned businesses win contracts with state and local governments.

 

The campaign will be held from January 20th through January 23rd. Activities will include conducting more than 35 educational workshops and other stops across the state to help boost understanding for small, diverse businesses regarding the benefits getting a variety of certifications – including OMWBE certification.

Area Get Certified Roadshow events will take place at the following:

Wednesday, January, 21st

  • Republic |10:00 a.m. |Ferry County PUD 686 S Clark Ave Republic, WA 99166
  • Kettle Falls| 2:00 p.m. | Sandy's Drive Inn 1045 U.S. 395
  • Colville | 5:00 p.m. Dept of Transportation Upstairs Meeting Room 440 North Hwy, North Roundabout

 

Thursday, January 22nd

PKC Business Showcase event now accepting applications for presenters

PKC Business Showcase event now accepting applications for presenters

The Palouse Knowledge Corridor is now accepting applications for presenters for their spring Business Showcase event.

Entrepreneurs, those starting or have recently started small business ventures, who are interested in showcasing their business ideas during a Palouse Knowledge Corridor Business Showcase Event are encouraged to download the short application form at www.palouseknowledgecorridor.com and submit it to info@palouseknowledgecorridor.com by 5:00 p.m. on March 20 2015.

The Business Showcase Event will be held on April 9, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the BellTower Events Venue in Pullman, Washington, with a social planned for 4:00 p.m.

Annual Spokane Ag Expo and Pacific Northwest Farm Forum set for Feb. 3-5

Annual Spokane Ag Expo and Pacific Northwest Farm Forum set for Feb. 3-5

The 2015 Spokane Ag Expo and Pacific Northwest Farm Forum scheduled for February 3rd - 5th , 2015 at the newly expanded Spokane Convention Center Complex convenes in less than 3 weeks. The largest farm machinery show in the Inland Northwest will host 300 exhibitors and conduct 36 educational seminars and forums relating to agri-business from large-scale operations to small acreage farms and ranches. Exhibitors will range from large farm equipment manufacturers and service providers to businesses catering to small acreage and part-time farmers who hold down other jobs while also running their family farms. Spokane Ag Expo has been bringing agri-businesses and farmers together for 38 years.

Lionel Hampton Jazz Fest announces Saturday evening performers

Lionel Hampton Jazz Fest announces Saturday evening performers

The 48th annual University of Idaho Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival’s Saturday, February 28th, evening extravaganza is now complete, adding four new performers to the current lineup of Stefon Harris and Dianne Reeves.

New artists include saxophonist and composer Tia Fuller, clarinetist and saxophonist Ken Peplowski, trombonist Wycliffe Gordon and vocalist Ernie Andrews.

“We’ve been working on this Saturday night show for months,” said Steven Remington, festival executive director. “We think we have a lineup of high-caliber performers that our audiences are going to love.”

Tickets are on sale now, with prices ranging from $20-$50, with discounts for participating students and youth. Call (208) 885-7212 or toll free at 1-88-88-UIDAHO for ticket information, or visit us at www.uidaho.edu/ticketoffice.

University of Idaho Extension offers Master Gardener training class

University of Idaho Extension offers Master Gardener training class

Those in and near Moscow, Idaho who want to learn how to become a master gardener will have the chance to put their green thumbs to the test.