Looking to learn more about heirloom plants and how to grow them here in the Inland Northwest? Check out these resources and events.

RESOURCES

  • Food Not Lawns INW Facebook Group
  • WSU Extension Classes
  • Spokane County Library District Seed Libraries
  • Spokane Public Library (Hillyard Branch) Seed Library
  • Seed Savers Exchange

EVENTS

Jams & Jellies (Yum!)

Wednesday, June 12, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. or Saturday, June 15, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. @ WSU Spokane County Extension, 222 N Havana.

Inland Northwest Community Gardens Board Meeting

(Public and community gardens welcome) Wednesday, June 17, 5 to 6:30 p.m. @ WSU Extension, 222 North Havana

Food for Thought Book Club

“Rebuilding the Foodshed: How To Create Local, Sustainable, and Secure Food Systems,” by Philip Ackerman

Monday, June 24, 6 to 8 p.m. @ WSU Spokane County Extension, 222 N Havana

Tomatoes: Sauces and Salsas

Tuesday, July 9, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. (free) @ Eastside Library, 524 S. Stone St. Spokane.

Dehydrating Fruits and Veggies

Wednesday, July 24, 5:30 to 7 p.m. ($20 to $30) @ WSU Spokane County Extension, 222 N Havana.

Putting Up The Harvest—Food Preservation

Friday, Aug. 9, 5 to 7 p.m.; Free with accompanying kids’ program hosted by Chief Garry Community Garden & Christ the King Church, 2103 E Mission Ave.

Written by Kathleen E. Callum