Elaine Ingham will present “The Soil Food Web and Compost Tea” Thursday at Whitworth University.
The founder of Soil Foodweb Inc. has a doctorate in microbiology from Colorado State University and teaches at Maharishi University of Management in Iowa.
Her work inspired Whitworth’s compost tea initiative, which started this year.
Her free lecture is at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Teaching Theatre in Weyerhaeuser Hall.
On the Web: www.soilfoodweb.com
Spokane woman Sexiest Vegan Over 50 finalist
Atania Gilmore, 56, of Spokane, is one of seven women finalists in PETA Prime’s annual Sexiest Vegan Over 50 contest. (There are seven male finalists, too.)
Winners – one man and one woman – will be announced today.
PETA Prime is a resource for baby boomers from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
On the Web: PETAPrime.org.
New cafe opens on the South Hill
Anthony’s Beach Cafe has opened at Regal Plaza on Spokane’s South Hill.
Seafood – from Willapa Bay oysters to Idaho rainbow trout – is the specialty.
The cafe, part of the chain of Anthony’s restaurants, opened for dinner Monday at 2912 E. Palouse Highway. Lunch is slated to start Friday.
Funds from a private ribbon-cutting event last week raised $49,200 for the Father Coughlin Scholarship Endowment of the Nazareth Guild, which gives financial aid for local Catholic schools.
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