Stories tagged: urban farming
Sun., June 2, 2019, 3 a.m.
Ever have one of those moments when you are reminded, to an acute degree, that you did not grow up on a farm?
Wed., May 15, 2019, 4 a.m.
Maria Vandervert, who was GSI’s vice president of marketing and communications, transitioned to a part-time role in the organization this month to focus on developing Dragonfly Urban Farm.
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 6:58 a.m.
100 years ago in Spokane: Report in S-R about travel record between Latah and Spokane lands driver in front of judge
A report in The Spokesman-Review backfired on Joseph S. Bain, of the Eldridge-Buick Company in Spokane.
Sat., May 11, 2019
Owners of dairy cows in cities were learning of a recently-passed state law that created significant obstacles for them to continue selling milk.
Fri., Aug. 18, 2017
A new urban farming initiative in the Northwest neighborhood hopes to grow more than just fresh produce, but a stronger community.
UPDATED: Sun., March 26, 2017, 6 p.m.
Spokane Valley residents may soon be able to raise chickens and small animals like rabbits in smaller back yards.
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016
Janice Swagerty is teaching the tricks to raising kids – goat kids that is.
Fri., April 22, 2016, 11:27 a.m.
Zoe O’keefe sits in the dirt on a hot April afternoon weeding and watering plants in raised garden beds. “I’ve had a pretty messed up background,” O’keefe said. “Since being …
Sat., July 19, 2014
Spokane’s new urban farming ordinance that allows for the keeping of small farm animals is likely to cost the city extra money for animal control services. The director of the …
Thu., April 17, 2014
Henrietta stares balefully at me from her perch next to my printer. I think she knows I’m writing about her and her feathered friends. Last month, I wrote a column …
Thu., March 27, 2014
Allowing Spokane city residents to raise small livestock in their backyards is not going to become a nuisance problem, Spokane City Council President Ben Stuckart said Wednesday. Stuckart said that …
Wed., March 26, 2014
Who will respond to complaints about the smell and noise from backyard livestock? Spokane County commissioners want to know.
Sat., Feb. 15, 2014
In the heart of the city, Bea Lackaff maintains a slice of country life. Like a growing number of Spokane residents, Lackaff raises chickens. She started 25 years ago at …
Sun., Jan. 19, 2014
It’s the Year of the Horse, according to the Chinese calendar. But here in Spokane, 2014 could be the Year of the Small Pig, Handful of Chickens and Maybe a …
Thu., Aug. 1, 2013
Almost 100 people showed up for an urban farming open house on Tuesday evening at the downtown library. The meeting was the first action step following the local food conference …