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Book Review: Sad pieces of Idaho’s past

Originally posted by the Idaho Statesman on November 3, 2013 at http://www.idahostatesman.com/2013/11/02/2848744/sad-pieces-of-idahos-past.html By Janice Hildreth — Book Addicts “‘Surviving Minidoka’ is a history book about the present as much as the past.” “This is not a book about camp life,” said co-editor … (Read More) Book Review: Sad pieces of Idaho’s past

Right-Sizing—And Right-Buying: What’s Working At Indies

Originally posted on: http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bookselling/article/59197-right-sizing-and-right-buying-what-s-working-at-indies.html In the new book retail environment, bigger, in many cases, is not better. Having the right-sized store for a community and stocking the appropriate inventory, even if that means adding nonbook items, are keys to success today. … (Read More) Right-Sizing—And Right-Buying: What’s Working At Indies

Thirty years, one unified passion

Originally posted at: http://www.boiseweekly.com/boise/bob-sims-and-todd-shallat/Content?oid=2995594 One man’s lifelong passion is another man’s scholarship. That’s the personal and professional bond of Dr. Bob Sims, founding dean of Boise State University’s College of Social Sciences and Public Affairs, and Dr. Todd Shallat, who … (Read More) Thirty years, one unified passion

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

Thought For Food: A full diet of topics filled the book, including farm ethics, the dynamics of refugee gardens and public markets and the politics of the potato

by George Prentice @georgepren From the Boise Weekly RUSSELL LEE / FARM SECURITY ADMINISTRATION Local, Simple Fresh considers the return of the family farm at Peaceful Belly Farm (far left), visits a 70-tear-old Caldwell flour mill (lower right) and recalls 1941 (upper right) … (Read More) Thought For Food: A full diet of topics filled the book, including farm ethics, the dynamics of refugee gardens and public markets and the politics of the potato

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

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

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