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Second annual Local Food Challenge starts Tuesday


On her family farm in Rosebud County, about seven miles east of Forsyth, Jean Lemire Dahlman and her husband, Floyd, raise wheat and cattle. They also have a big vegetable garden and a pond stocked with bass, and because they are hunters, they eat a lot of venison. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Buying local boosts economy — and residents’ well-being


Why are some places crackling with energy and economic vitality, while other places seem lifeless? What qualities give long-term resilience and stability to a local economy instead of a boom-and-bust roller coaster economy? And, looking closer to home, what can we as citizens individually do to make sure Billings is a vibrant, economically vital place? (more…) Continue Reading →

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Prairie Lights: After ArtWalk, dreams of things to come


It’s a good thing I’m not pretending to be a professional art critic, or even a thorough chronicler. Mrs. Kemmick and I were already planning to take in the ArtWalk in downtown Billings on Friday night, and at the last minute she suggested I take photos at as many venues as possible. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Cooksimple founder goes back to his roots


Healthy-food entrepreneur Keith Lauver capped a nine-week national tour of grocery stores with a stop at the Good Earth Market in Billings on Tuesday—the store that helped launch his business five years ago. “This is where the magic was,” he said Tuesday morning while setting up a sample table just inside the main entrance to the downtown co-op. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Bridger farm: Growing healthy food for local consumers


BRIDGER — Marguerite Jodry was majoring in music at the University of Montana when she found her way into the local food movement. She worked in Sheridan, Wyo., on an AmeriCorps-VISTA food project, then worked as an intern at the Amaltheia Organic Dairy in Belgrade, where she arrived amid the kidding season. “I was a goat midwife,” she said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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