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Through the Lens of Local

 Originally published at http://www.mackinawvalleyinstitute.org/2013/06/through-lens-of-local.html “through the lens of local we learn to value organic connections between the health of our bodies and the health of our farms.” ~Janie Burns, Meadowlark Farm Driving across the Midwestern landscape, it is not difficult … (Read More) Through the Lens of Local

Local Food Politics and Economics Featured in Research Series

CENTER NEWS RELEASE / May 3, 2013 BOISE STATE’S INVESTIGATE BOISE SERIES DIGESTS LOCAL FOOD MOVEMENT The locavore movement, which embraces eating foods grown or nurtured within 100 miles of home, has emerged as the mantra of the spiritual quest … (Read More) Local Food Politics and Economics Featured in Research Series

Blue Review Writers Talk the Talk on Education

POSTED BY JOSH GROSS ON THU, FEB 21, 2013 AT 3:28 The second issue of The Blue Review, Boise Weekly’s partnership publication with Boise State, hit stands this week, dissecting the topic of education with a combination of academic precision and alt-weekly sass. Last night, Feb. … (Read More) Blue Review Writers Talk the Talk on Education

The Blue Review Goes to Press: An Article from the Boise Weekly

Posted by George Prentice on Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 12:17 PM UPDATE: The timing couldn’t be better. The morning after the latest (and most contentious) presidential debate and five days before the final face-off, The Blue Review—popular scholarship in … (Read More) The Blue Review Goes to Press: An Article from the Boise Weekly

Coping with the Great Recession

From Boise Weekly, George Prentice, 05/02/12 The problem started with a hammer. In fact, way too many hammers. The soundtrack of the economically flush times, only a decade ago, was the incessant noise of hammers echoing across the Treasure Valley. … (Read More) Coping with the Great Recession

Urban West Revisited Offers Timely Look at Uncertain Times

NEW BOOK LOOKS AT CITY GOVERNANCE You can’t fight City Hall, but you can strive to better understand the challenges facing those tasked with providing municipal services in an ever-changing political landscape. To that end, the College of Social Sciences … (Read More) Urban West Revisited Offers Timely Look at Uncertain Times

Ten Places Where Immigrants Left Their Mark

Get out of your car, grab guidebook and really see Boise, historian says – ‘ Ethnic Landmarks ‘ features 10 spots in Boise where immigrants left their mark Idaho Statesman, The (Boise, ID) – Friday, January 26, 2007Author: ANNE WALLACE … (Read More) Ten Places Where Immigrants Left Their Mark

Quintessential Boise is Essential Reading

What gives Boise its individuality? – ” Quintessential Boise ” offers an architectural and anecdotal tour of what makes Boise, Boise Idaho Statesman, The (Boise, ID) – Sunday, April 18, 2010 Author: BETHANN STEWART ; bstewart@ idahostatesman.com ; Bethann Stewart: … (Read More) Quintessential Boise is Essential Reading

Sprawl Study Wins Smart Growth Award

  A Boise State publication about suburban sprawl in the Boise area has been awarded a 2011 Grow Smart award from Idaho Smart Growth, a nonprofit organization that recognizes communities, builders, planners, architects, organizations and developers for incorporating smart growth … (Read More) Sprawl Study Wins Smart Growth Award