A free printed and digital guide to all things local food in the Wood River Valley region.
Printed & Online Food Guide
We're excited to announce LFA's newest project: The Wood River Valley's first Locally Grown Guide!
The Wood River Valley Locally Grown Guide invites you to experience the farms, food businesses and organizations that create the distinctive flavor of our community. Published annually, our free guide connects residents and visitors to high-quality seasonal food produced in our regional foodshed.
Why is this so important? With the majority of our food being imported, and the majority of our farmland used to grow food for export, most of our food dollars are lost to the industrial agriculture system. We can change this to create a thriving community with greater farmer income and healthier air, water, soil and people as we benefit from the availability of fresh, nutrient-dense foods.
By supporting local farmers and food businesses, we can each do our part to guarantee an ample supply of nourishing food for our community; ensure vibrant and prosperous farmers markets; preserve farmland; and scale up regenerative agriculture to maximize food quality and combat the global climate crisis.
Your one-stop resource for eating local, the Wood River Valley Locally Grown Guide includes information on farms and ranches, farmers markets and CSAs, retail outlets, restaurants serving locally grown foods, and more. The colorful printed booklet will be available for free on local magazine stands, in visitors' centers, the Wood River Farmers Market, and other high-traffic locations starting May 20, 2020.
A digital edition of the guide is available at Localfoodalliance.org/food-guide.
Our heartfelt thanks to the following individuals and businesses who helped make the inaugural 2020 guide possible.
Quin and Peter Curran
Andrea & James Lieberman
Show your support of local farms and ranches by becoming a sponsor of the 2021 Locally Grown Guide!
For more information or to become a sponsor, contact Mike Gordon at email@example.com.
Listings for the 2021 Locally Grown Guide can be submitted through February 1, 2021. If you have a local food business or organization that supports local food, we invite you to contact Mike Gordon firstname.lastname@example.org to be included when we distribute the 2021 survey.