The Palouse region of eastern Washington and northern Idaho grows lentils and wheat of international demand, and is also home to countless small farms who work with local restaurants and farmers markets. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many avenues for distribution and income have disappeared or have been severely constricted.
Harvest VISTA Robyn was able to attend and provide a sampling of dishes like ratatouille and Chickpeanut cookies at Eat Local hosted by Moscow Chamber of Commerce.
Collected community input about the future of food and food security.
Talked to the community about food insecurity on the Palouse.