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Event Notice: Workshop on Gardening, January 17, 2015

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

By Cat, Jan 14, 2015

  • What: Workshop on Gardening with Bob Ford, Uber Master Gardener; presented by Bigfork/Ferndale Community Garden
  • When: January 17, 2015, 10 AM
  • Where: St Patrick’s Episcopal Church, corner of Hwy 209 and S. Ferndale (30631 MT Hwy 209), Bigfork MT; see LOCATION MAP. Please enter through the big red doors off the parking lot.
  • Who: Free and open to the public.
  • Contact:  Call Michelle at 871-3509 with any questions

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Montana Coop at the Dragon Boat Race

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

By Catherine Haug, Sept 9, 2014

The Montana Co-op is a virtual farmers market that currently encompasses food producers in western Montana, but will eventually include the entire state. Currently there are two food hubs: Ronan and Polson; work will start on establishing a Bigfork hub in the near future.

For more information about the co-op, you can see earlier posts on this topic at Postings about Montana Co-op; see also the Gathering Notice: Montana Co-op, a virtual farmers market from July 2012 for links to handouts from Jason’s presentation in Bigfork, and my post: Montana Co-op: Open to new Memberships, for lots more information. View the Co-op’s website:

The Coop is preparing for the Dragon Boat race in Bigfork, with a Kid’s Coop team. Two separate events are listed below:

  • Montana Coop, Kid’s Coop dragon boat team meetings and practice
  • Two Montana Coop Booths at the Dragon Boat Race


Event Notice: Organic Farm Tour at Terrapin Farms, Aug 16, 2014

Monday, August 4th, 2014

by Catherine Haug, August 4, 2014

  • What: Cover Cropping Tour at Terrapin Farms in Whitefish, and MOA’s Fabulous Farm Feast Fundraiser Dinner (optional) after the tour.
  • When: August 16, 2013 at 2:30 PM; Dinner: Hors d’oeuvres and drinks served at 6 PM with dinner to follow at 6:30 PM.
  • Where: Terrapin Farms, 6505 Farm to Market Rd., Whitefish 7 miles west of Whitefish or 18 miles northwest of Kalispell; see their Facebook page ( for directions:
  • Who: Farm tour is free and open to the public; children are welcome, but please keep your four-leggeds at home. Pre-registration not required but is greatly appreciated. Visit or contact Jeff (see below). Fund-Raiser Dinner: suggested donation of $45 would be appreciated; reservations are requested, with your dietary preference. Contact Nate Brown (see below) to reserve dinner.

Contact information: 

  • To pre-register for farm tour: Jeff at jeffs (at) [email disguised for security], or (406) 494-8636
  • To reserve dinner: Nate Brown, g.nathanbrown (at) [email disguised for security], or (406) 579-6439

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