Tag Archives: Local Food

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 […]

Sockeye Grill & Brewery: December Restaurant of the Month

Celebrate the holidays at our December Restaurant of the Month, Sockeye Grill & Brewery.  Not only does Sockeye Grill & Brewery make award-winning craft brews using Idaho grown hops and grains, but the food is sourced locally too. With two locations (Cole Road and Fairview Ave) in Boise this fine establishment is perfect for your […]

Farm to School Month Success in Idaho

What Happened During Farm to School Month? A lot! Thanks to all of our outstanding schools who took “One Small Step” and added local products to their cafeteria menus, classroom curriculum and activities! October was National Farm to School Month and this year the Idaho State Department of Agriculture’s Idaho Preferred® Program launched a statewide […]

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: […]

Boise Indoor Winter Market Opens in November

Indoor Winter Market Opens November 5 The Boise Farmers Market opens its Indoor Winter Market on Saturday, November 5. The Boise Indoor Winter Market continues to provide fresh, seasonal local food as an expansion to the summer market. The last day of the outdoor market on 10th and Grove is Saturday, October 29. The indoor winter market will […]

Everyone Loves Fall in Idaho

Pumpkin, Fall, Idaho, Farm, Pumpkin Patch

Fall Fun in Idaho YES! It’s finally here. October is the time of the year for fall fun in Idaho and pumpkin everything! As we scour Pinterest for the best pumpkin recipes and visit our favorite coffee shop for the highly anticipated Pumpkin Spice Latte we seldom think about local pumpkin. That’s right – here in […]

Idaho Celebrates National Farm to School Month

IDAHO TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL FARM TO SCHOOL MONTH IN OCTOBER The Idaho State Department of Agriculture’s Idaho Preferred® Program will celebrate statewide Farm to School Month in October as part of the National Farm to School Month. The initiative seeks to feature the ways farm-to-school efforts can improve child nutrition, support local economies and educate […]

State & Lemp: September Restaurant of the Month

State & Lemp is like nothing else in Boise.  This small unassuming location that gives the restaurant its name, is home to outstanding contemporary American cuisine that is built on local, seasonal ingredients.  Menus at State & Lemp change weekly and each night, Wednesday through Saturday, dining guests enjoy a prix fixe menu crafted by an […]

Idaho Preferred® Month

September is Proclaimed “Idaho Preferred® Month” for the Tenth Year in a Row September 2016 marks the tenth annual Idaho Preferred® Month as proclaimed by Governor C. L. “Butch” Otter. Idaho Preferred® Month was established in 2007 to celebrate the height of harvest season and the bounty of local food and beverage products available in September. This […]

The Griddle: May Restaurant of the Month

The Griddle, our May Restaurant of the Month, is rich in local ingredients and history. With over fifty years of experience in the restaurant biz, the Aboud family takes pride in making delicious, house-made recipes and creating a spirit of hospitality for everyone to enjoy. The Griddle owner, David Aboud, offers patrons diner-style fare with a gourmet twist […]