Nourishing the Flathead

Katie Wheeler is a FoodCorps Service Member in Kalispell. There are a number of reasons I love the Flathead Valley, too many to count really. Sure, there’s the beautiful Swan mountain range, Glacier National Park, Flathead Lake, and Flathead National Forest. But...

Composting at Hyalite Elementary

Erin Jackson is a Service Member in Bozeman. “Do you or any of the teachers have compost today?” I am greeted with this question every day between 12:02 and 12:07 pm. Who is going out of their way to collect my food scraps, you might be wondering? The “Compost...

Eating Local in the Bakkan

Anne McHale is a FoodCorps Service Member in Glendive. Promoting local foods in Eastern Montana provides a pretty unique set of both challenges and opportunities. While much of the country is still emerging from recession and unemployment rates reflect this, in...

Red Lodge Cooks Up Some Winter Surprises!

Alyssa Charney is a Service Member in Red Lodge. “But what do you do all day now that it’s snowy, cold and gray?”Recently it feels like a day doesn’t go by when I’m not asked some version of that question. Walking to work. In line at the grocery store. Running...