Category Archives: Holiday

Give Local this Holiday Season

Idaho Preferred participants have made giving local easy this season with a variety of creative gift baskets. From wine to specialty foods, the variety is sure to satisfy even the pickiest person on your Christmas list. Buy a pre-made Idaho basket or create your own specialty foods gift basket with a variety of locally produced […]

Thanksgiving Festivities at Idaho Wineries

Don’t let your holiday festivities end with Thanksgiving dinner. Start a new holiday tradition with a trip to Idaho wine country! Take your family and friends to the variety of beautiful wineries where you can meet the winemakers and taste their award-winning wines! Find a complete list of Thanksgiving weekend events here. Fujishin Family Cellars– […]

Buy Local Poinsettias

Just because the weather is cooler and the leaves have fallen, doesn’t mean that all of Idaho’s beautiful plant products are out of season. Local nurseries, greenhouses and tree farms offer plenty of colorful options for your home this winter. Many Idaho nurseries and greenhouses use sustainable geothermal heat to grow variety of Christmas plants! Geothermal […]

Idaho Filled Gift Baskets

December is here – which means Christmas is right around the corner! It is time to start shopping for the special people in your life. When you make your list consider locally grown and produced Idaho Preferred® gifts that support local farmers and economy. Idaho Preferred members have made it easy by creating ready-made gift […]

Thankful For a Farmer

In Idaho we have the opportunity to enjoy local foods year around, so why not plan your Thanksgiving meal based on local ingredients. Start your local holiday meal off with the main dish, turkey.  Vogel Farms in Kuna has holiday turkeys for sale as well as Red Star Ranch in Hazelton. You must plan ahead […]

Find Local Gifts for the Holidays

‘Tis the Season of Local Gift Giving! Choose Local, Idaho Products. Looking for that special gift idea? Consider locally grown and produced Idaho Preferred® gifts that are not only unique, but also support local agriculture and the economy. Idaho Gift Baskets It’s easy to find local gifts in Idaho! Specialty food baskets are the perfect present […]

10 Reasons To Give Thanks in Idaho

Tis the season for reflecting and thinking about what we are thankful for. We thought of endless reasons why we should be grateful for living in the Gem State. Here are our top ten. #10 – Weather Idaho has a four-climate season so we get to enjoy a little bit of all Mother Nature’s magic: […]

Last Minute Local Gifts

With only a few days left until Christmas, many of us are scrambling to find that perfect last minute gift or something special to bring to a holiday party. Out of time and ideas? Consider adding a touch of uniqueness to your procrastination present this year and give something local like a classy bottle of […]

Local Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Looking for a special gift idea? Consider locally grown and produced Idaho Preferred® gifts that are not only unique, but also support local agriculture and the economy. DIY Baskets: Specialty food baskets are the perfect gift because they can be personalized for each person on your shopping list. Create a unique basket with Idaho specialty foods including jams, […]