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Past Kalispell Event: VOL 3

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VOL 3

November 09, 2017
@ Highline Design Company

Farm to Table in the Flathead Valley.
How we grow and what we eat tells the story of the Flathead Valley. Join us for a night filled with incredible speakers each with their own take on our changing landscape, the food which truly feeds us, and the valley we love.

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The Beauty Of Fresh

BY APRIL VOMFELL
@ VOL 3 ON NOV 09, 2017

"We love to cook and we appreciate the flavor and freshness of the food we grow ourselves."

In The Beauty Of Fresh from PechaKucha Night Kalispell Vol. 3April Vomfell shares her experience of owning a small scale, urban farm in Kalispell, Montana where she delights in the freshness of her produce and flowers. 

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Local Nourishment

BY GRETCHEN BOYER
@ VOL 3 ON NOV 09, 2017

Gretchen Boyer works for a local non-profit in Montana's Flathead Valley where she connects the community to local farmers and food. At Farmhands Nourish the Falthead, she raises awareness about local growers and encourages the consumption of healthy, locally grown produce.

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The Importance of Nitrogen

BY HEATHER ESTRADA
@ VOL 3 ON NOV 09, 2017

Heather Estrada Ph.D, is a professor and director of Agriculture and Integrated Food Systems at Flathead Valley Community College in Kalispell, Montana. She shares with us the importance of nitrogen in our food systems and how it can both help and hinder our environment. 

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Local Food and Healthy Kids

BY JENNY MONTAGUE
@ VOL 3 ON NOV 09, 2017

Jenny Montague has a unique passion for bringing healthy lunches to schools and rethinking the way we feed kids in the lunch line. 

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Reawakening of the Indiginous Kitchen

BY MARIAH GLADSTONE
@ VOL 3 ON NOV 09, 2017

Mariah Gladstone is the creator if Indigikitchen , an online cooking show where she specializes in creating meals based on foods that would have been found in the diet of her Indiginous ancestors. Mariah spotlights the issue of nutrition in indiginous communities around the nation and shows us how she is helping to get people back to eating healthier through recipes based on her cultural heritage.

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A Niche in Hops

BY TOM BRITZ
@ VOL 3 ON NOV 09, 2017

Tom Britz started Glacier Hops Ranch on somewhat of a lark and ended up finding a need where he didn't know one existed. Tom's experience in business and entreprenuership has helped him to navigate the tricky business of competing against the big guys and finding a niche in the competitive hops industry.

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Small Farm Life

BY PAM GERWE
@ VOL 3 ON NOV 09, 2017

Pam Gerwe has owned Purple Frog Gardens in Whitefish, Montana since 1991. She shares her experience of owning a small organic farm and how Purple Frog Gardens has learned to embrace the community to promote healthy food and farming.

April Vomfell
Flathead Farmworks in Kalispell
Mariah Gladstone
in Kalispell
Gretchen Boyer
Farm Hands Nourish the Flathead in Kalispell
Pam Gerwe
Purple Frog Gardens in Whitefish, MT
Tom Britz
Glacier Hops Ranch in Colombia Falls, MT
Jenny Montague
in Somers, MT
Heather Estrada
Directorof Agriculture Program, Flathead Valley Community College in Kalispell, MT