January 31st, 2020

9 am – 4 pm 

Latah County Fair & Events Center

General Admission $25 | Students $15

Be part of growing community self-reliance in our local food system and increasing sustainable gardening, gleaning, farming and foraging in the Palouse-Clearwater region. Listen to Ignite! presentations, participate in community round tables, enjoy local food tastings, and help create a vision and actionable steps for growing our local food system! Round table sessions will focus on your next steps for increasing sustainable food production and food access on the Palouse.



8:30 – Registration & Morning Refreshments

9:00 – Welcome to the Food Summit

Palouse-Clearwater Food Coalition — Colette DePhelps, PCFC Chair & University of Idaho Extension Educator – Northern District   

9:10 – The Art of Community Building – Moscow Welcome Table

Jenny Kostroff, 1912 Center

9:30 – Keynote Flourishing Foodscapes: Regional Self-Reliance in the 21st Century           

Neva Hassanein, Professor of Environmental Studies – University of Montana

10:15 – Ignite! Session 1: Growing Individual and Household Food Self-Reliance – Gardening, Gleaning, & Foraging

Bovill Library Summer Garden — Brittany Griffin, Latah County Library District

Growing Food Access at Koppel Farm — Tim Paulitz

Food Recovery on the Palouse — Henri Sivula, Food Not Bombs

Nez Perce Culinary Classes—Danielle Scott

10:45 – Morning Break Tables & Resource Exhibits

11:00 – Morning roundtables on Growing Individual and Household Food Self-Reliance

Facilitators: Neva Hassanein & Ryan Lazo

11:45 – Sensory Trial Palouse Culinary Barley — WSU Sustainable Seed Systems Lab

12:15 – Lunch, Networking & Resource Exhibits — Culinary barley & local pulse inspired soups & salads – Catered by the Moscow Food Co-op

1:00 – Culinary Breeding and the Importance of Open Source Seeds

Kevin Murphy, WSU Sustainable Seed Systems Lab

1:30 – Ignite! Session 2: Growing Community Food Self-Reliance – Farming, Food Processing, & Local Markets                         

Thors Forge Farm– January Spencer

Millhorn Farmstead—Katie Millhorn (invited)

Hands & Hearts Farm—Ames Fowler

White Pine Hummus—Char Stevens

Nimiipuu Fisheries Presentation—Stephanie Krantz

2:15 – Afternoon roundtables on Growing Community Self–Reliance

Facilitators: Neva Hassanein & Melinda Schab

3:00 – Bringing it all together and going forward – Neva & Colette

3:30 – Closing Session – Evaluation & Recognition of Local Food Leader

4:00 – Adjourn