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Articles with the Tag: Western Montana Growers Coop

Over 8,000 food boxes distributed to Mission Valley families

News from WMGC and LCCDC Western Montana Growers Cooperative and Lake County Community Development Corporation have worked together to distribute nearly 8,500 food boxes to families in need in Western Montana since July and an additional 1,000 will be distributed by mid-December.  This collabora...

Washington company produces meals at food enterprise center, creates jobs Washington company produces meals at food enterprise center, creates jobs

RONAN – A Washington company is using Ronan’s Mission Mountain Food Enterprise Center to produce prepared meals. Taste of Amazing is a Washington-based catering company that also makes prepared meals for Rosauers supermarkets. Since mid-March the company has been producing its line of heat-and-se...

Co-op receives funding

ARLEE — Western Montana Growers Cooperative in Arlee on Monday was awarded a loan and a grant totaling $73,700 to assist with the development and expansion of a distribution and warehouse facility in Missoula that will support over 40 farms in Western Montana and provide distribution to a wide-range of...

Small farmers crop together to learn techniques Small farmers crop together to learn techniques

In a field full of organic squash, shallots, potatoes and artichokes located on Foothill Farm — named after the road it’s on — Julie Pavlock described her farming methods wearing a flannel shirt, jeans and a baby pack where her 7-month-old daughter, Maude, slept.  “I started f...

Tour Polson farm with safety experts

News from Missoula Community Food Agriculture Coalition POLSON — Rules are changing on food safety, but what do they mean? Join us on Aug. 12 from 2-5 p.m. for a field day on farm food safety. We’ll do a walk-through of Fresh Roots Farm on Mountain View Road in Polson with food safety experts ...

SKC mulls plans for greenhouse SKC mulls plans for greenhouse

PABLO — Students, faculty and community members filed into Salish Kootenai College’s Camas room last week to hear a presentation on community sustained agriculture as it relates to the college’s recently-built greenhouse. Those in attendance were served a beef stew made with locally grow...

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