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PNW Co-op Specialty Foods demo at Moscow Food Co-op 9/15/2016

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods demo at Moscow Food Co-op 9/15/2016

Join Alberta from 11 am to 2 pm on Thursday, Sept. 15 at Moscow Food Co-op. She’ll share bakery treats made with PNW Co-op legumes, plus recipe cards and information about our family farms. Also click HERE to check out the newest issue of Moscow Food Co-op's "Rooted" Magazine! MORE

PNW Co-op's Lentil Fest cooking demos now online

PNW Co-op's Lentil Fest cooking demos now online

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods’ cooking demo stage at the 2016 National Lentil Festival was once again a huge hit, drawing hundreds to watch three cooking demos by the Northwest’s top chefs. You can now see videos of the demos on our Vimeo page. Click the links below to be taken directly to the recipe pages: - Chef Jamie's... MORE

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods on sale at Moscow Huckleberry’s

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods on sale at Moscow Huckleberry’s

Save 20% on all bulk items through Tuesday, Sept. 13 at the Moscow Huckleberry’s. This includes all of PNW Co-op Specialty Foods' lentils, garbanzo beans and green split peas. MORE

PNW Talks "International Year Of Pulses" with The Inlander

PNW Talks

Check out this awesome article in The Inlander where they talk to Kim Davidson of PNW Co-op Specialty Foods about our role in the United Nation's "International Year Of Pulses"! Click HERE for the full article! MORE

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods Lentil Fest 2015 Video!

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods Lentil Fest 2015 Video!

We loved every second of the National Lentil Festival, and we hope you did, too. Couldn't make it? Check out this fun video from our friends at Lentil Fest. We were honored to co-host the Cooking Demo Stage with Whole Foods Market and our friend Denise, the NW Local Forager. Our amazing chefs are already cooking up big plans for next... MORE

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods Supports 2nd Harvest Food Bank

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods helped raise $625 for Second Harvest Inland Northwest at the 2015 National Lentil Festival. That will provide a whopping 3,125 meals. Donations were raised through sales of PNW Co-op legumes, shirts and cookbooks. We’d like to thank everyone for their generosity. From L to R: Danika Davidson, Lexi Davidson... MORE

It's Harvest Time @ Rimrock Ranches!

It's Harvest Time @ Rimrock Ranches!

It's harvest time! Our farms grow a wide variety of crops to boost soil health and naturally reduce weeds, so the harvest will take weeks to complete as various crops mature. Here are a couple photos of our green peas, harvested July 31 at RimRock Ranches. Once they're cleaned and split, they'll be shipped to your favorite stores... MORE

Earth Month Savings at Moscow Food Co-op

Earth Month Savings at Moscow Food Co-op

We’re teaming up with Moscow Food Co-op to celebrate Earth Month. From April 12-25, members of Moscow Food Co-op will save .20 per pound on all of our bulk lentils, garbanzo beans and green split peas. It’s a great time to stock up on your favorites or try something new. Thank you for supporting your local co-ops! MORE

Moscow Food Co-op Wants you to Get To Know: Garbanzos

Moscow Food Co-op Wants you to Get To Know: Garbanzos

Fun & delicious facts about garbanzo beans from our friends at Moscow Food Co-op, courtesy of their Beet Box Blog. Click here to read the article. MORE

Save on PNW Co-op Legumes @ Pacific Northwest Whole Foods Stores in April!

Save on PNW Co-op Legumes @ Pacific Northwest Whole Foods Stores in April!

Save $.20 per pound on all of our bulk lentils, garbanzo beans and green split peas at Whole Foods Market stores throughout Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia. The sale runs April 1-28, 2015. For a full list of stores, visit our "Where To Buy" page. MORE

Save BIG on PNW Co-op Legumes @ The Moscow Food Co-op!

Save BIG on PNW Co-op Legumes @ The Moscow Food Co-op!

Welcome Spring by saving $.20 per pound on all of our bulk lentils, garbanzo beans and green split peas at the Moscow Food Co-op. The sale runs March 29-April 11, 2015. Thank you for supporting our local farms and co-ops. MORE

Sunrise Red Lentils featured “Harvest of the Month” for Spokane Schools

Sunrise Red Lentils featured “Harvest of the Month” for Spokane Schools

We're honored that our PNW Co-op Sunrise Red Lentils will be featured on Spokane Public School’s menus as April's "Harvest of the Month." Supporting the National Farm to School Network is one of our core missions, so we're grateful for this opportunity to partner with the Spokane School District. Big thanks to our... MORE

Save BIG on PNW Co-op Legumes @ Main Market Co-op Saturday, March 14!

Save BIG on PNW Co-op Legumes @ Main Market Co-op Saturday, March 14!

Save 25% on all PNW Co-op lentils, chickpeas and green split peas during the one-day Bulk & Produce Sale at Main Market Co-op, Saturday, March 14. Prices good from 8 am - 8 pm. MORE

Save BIG on PNW Co-op Legumes @ Huckleberry's Bulk Sale March 14, 2015!

Save BIG on PNW Co-op Legumes @ Huckleberry's Bulk Sale March 14, 2015!

Save 25% on all PNW Co-op bulk legumes during the March 14 bulk sale at Huckleberry's Natural Market. Find our lentils, garbanzo beans and green split peas at the following participating locations: Huckleberry's Natural Market 926 S. Monroe St. Spokane, WA 99204 Super 1 Foods: South Hill 830 E. 29th Ave. Spokane,... MORE

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods Now Available @ Alberta Co-op in Portland, OR!

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods Now Available @ Alberta Co-op in Portland, OR!

That's right! If you live in Portland, Oregon, you can now find selecet varieties of our PNW Co-op Specialty Foods lentils & garbs in the bulk section at the Alberta Co-op Grocery! Their customers really support that our legumes are locally-grown and Non-GMO Project Verified.  Stop on in and share some legume love today! MORE

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods Now Available @ Central Markets - Shoreline!

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods Now Available @ Central Markets - Shoreline!

Residents of Shoreline, WA can now find our delicious PNW Co-op Specialty Foods Pedrosillano and York White Garbanzos in the Central Market - Shoreline bulk section!  What a great way to stock up and support your local farmers! MORE

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods On Sale @ PCC Natural Markets March 2015

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods On Sale @ PCC Natural Markets March 2015

Make sure to stop on in to your favorite PCC Natural Markets location to get some great sale deals on all your PNW Co-op Specialty Foods legume needs! You can save $.20/lb. for the entire month of March!   March is a great month to share the legume love! MORE

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods On Sale @ Whole Foods Markets March 2015!

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods On Sale @ Whole Foods Markets March 2015!

If you live in the Pacific Northwest, stop in to your local Whole Foods Market store to stock up on all your favorite PNW Co-op Specialty Foods lentils, garbanzos and green split peas, and help out the Whole Planet Foundation at the same time! PNW Co-op Specialty Foods is donating $.20/lb. to the Whole Planet Foundation for all sales of our... MORE

Come Meet the PNW Crew @ Huckleberrys In Spokane Saturday, 2/21!

Come Meet the PNW Crew @ Huckleberrys In Spokane Saturday, 2/21!

Come see Matt & Kim Davidson of PNW co-op Specialty Foods @ Huckleberrys on Monroe Street Saturday, 2/21 from 1-3pm. We will be handing out some recipes and samples of Huckleberrys' own amazing "Howdy Neighbor Shasta Yellow Lentil Hummus" made with our delicious, Palouse-grown legumes (also available for you to... MORE

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods February 2015 Sales!

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods February 2015 Sales!

Visit the following retailers for BIG SAVINGS on all of your PNW Co-op Specialty Foods legumes all February long! MAIN MARKET CO-OP Spokane, WA Save at least $.25/lb. on all your favorite PNW Co-op Specialty Foods varieties!   SEATTLE CENTRAL CO-OP Seattle, WA Save at least $.20/lb. on all your favorite PNW Co-op... MORE

PNW Co-op @ Seattle Chefs Collaborative F2C2 2015!

PNW Co-op @ Seattle Chefs Collaborative F2C2 2015!

Matt is super excited to be able to attend this year's Seattle Chefs Collaborative F2C2 (Farmer-Fisher Chef Connection) at the fantastic Seattle Art Museum on Monday, March 2, 2015! Matt will be there to talk about all kinds of legume-y goodness, and tell all the amazing chefs where they can buy all their PNW Co-op Specialty Foods... MORE

Come see the PNW Crew @ Main Market Co-op Thursday, 2/5!

Come see the PNW Crew @ Main Market Co-op Thursday, 2/5!

Come see Matt & Kim Davidson of PNW co-op Specialty Foods @ Main Market Co-op Thursday, 2/5 from 1-3pm. We will be handing out some recipes and 1-cup samples of our delicious, Palouse-grown legumes for you to take home and try for yourself.  We know you're going to fall in legume-love! We look forward to... MORE

Article: No-till "carbon farming" good for family farms

Article: No-till

One way that our farms stay sustainable is by using no-till agriculture. This story from Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture explains how no-till "carbon farming" is good for the environment and family farms. Read the article HERE. MORE

Spotlight: Mariam Foods

Spotlight: Mariam Foods

Portland, Oregon-based Mariam Foods gets some love and owner, Sam Andemariam, talks about why he uses PNW Co-op Specialty Foods Caviar Black and Shatsa Yellow lentils for his line of lentil dips. Check out the article HERE. MORE

Matt Davidson talking lentils at 2014 Nation Lentil Festival!

Matt Davidson talking lentils at 2014 Nation Lentil Festival!

Here is DCI co-owner, Matt Davidson, raving about the awesome PNW Co-op Specialty Foods lentils and garbanzos at the 2014 National Lentil Festival.  Check it out! Click HERE to view video! MORE

Come see the PNW Crew @ Main Market Co-op Saturday 4/12!

Come see the PNW Crew @ Main Market Co-op Saturday 4/12!

Come see Matt & Kim Davidson  of PNW co-op Specialty Foods @ Main Market Co-op Saturday 4/12. We will be handing out samples of some tasty Shasta Yellow Lentil Hummus and a Spicy Garbanzo Hummus for you to try, and all of our goods will be on sale in the bulk section!  It's a great time to stock up! We look forward to... MORE

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods featured on Better Health Together!

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods featured on Better Health Together!

Check out Kim and I dishing about our awesome PNW Co-op Specialty Foods with Julie Humphreys on Better Health Together on Talk Radio West (KEYF, AM1510). Listen here! MORE

PNWSF In Print: Chickpeas prove a hearty substitute for meat

PNWSF In Print: Chickpeas prove a hearty substitute for meat

By Sylvia Fountaine, of www.feastingathome.com When it comes to seasonal produce and ingredients, the months of late winter and early spring are sparse. This presents the perfect opportunity to comb through the pantry and use its goods. Palouse lentils and garbanzo beans, also called chickpeas, are a year-round staple, an essential... MORE

PNWSF Sponsors Business Talks and Better Health Together Radio!

PNWSF Sponsors Business Talks and Better Health Together Radio!

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods is now sponsoring both the Business Talks w/ Kent Adams & Tom McArthur (Saturdays @ 9:00 am) and Better Health Together w/ Julie Humphreys (Saturdays @ 9:30 am) programs on our local Talk Radio West station (KEYF, AM1510). You can click on the following links to check out our awesome 30-second spots talking about... MORE

DCI on Business Talks Radio!

DCI on Business Talks Radio!

Check out our AWESOME interview with Business Talks hosted by Kent Adams and Tom McArthur.  We hit all the key points: from lentil ice cream to making lentils sexy. You can click the link above, or just click HERE to check out the interview! MORE

PNW Co-op Garbanzos: A Trip Into Town

PNW Co-op Garbanzos: A Trip Into Town

Check out this awesome video of a load of PNW Co-op Specialty Foods garbanzo beans on their journey from the field into town to be cleaned, bagged and sent off to your tables! MORE

Mighty Mustard Now Available at Johnny's Selected Seeds!

Mighty Mustard Now Available at Johnny's Selected Seeds!

The wait is over! Mighty Mustard® is now available through Johnny's Selected Seeds via their website and Customer Care center! Just follow this link to be taken directly to their Mighty Mustard® Pacific Gold order page, and order up your Spring 2014 cover crop seed without ever leaving the comfort of your home! MORE

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods Farmer Ambassador Talks About I-522

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods Farmer Ambassador Talks About I-522

Our Farmer Ambassador, Jim Hermann, was interviewed recently by the folks from Will Vote For Food. Click HERE to check out the interview, and see some awesome pictures of the Palouse garbanzo harvest. MORE

Pedrosillano garbanzos get the spotlight in Inland360.com article!

Pedrosillano garbanzos get the spotlight in Inland360.com article!

Click here to read an excellent article showcasing all of the delicious attributes of our very own PNW Co-op Specialty Foods Pedrosillano garbanzo bean! Article courtesy of Michelle Schmidt of Inland360.com. MORE

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods featured in Edible Seattle March/April 2013 issue

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods featured in Edible Seattle March/April 2013 issue

Follow this link to read the fantastic Edible Seattle article about our PNW Co-op Specialty Foods by the delightful Ms. Sara Jones.   MORE

Mighty Mustard Now Available on AfcoDistribution.com

Mighty Mustard Now Available on AfcoDistribution.com

Great news, everyone! Mighty Mustard® is now available for sale on the web via AFCO Distrbution!  Just follow the link to their online Cover Crop catalog, and you can purchase your Mighty Mustard® without even leaving the house. AFCO Distrbution Cover Crops All three varieties are available, including our newest variety,... MORE

Lentil Harvest on the Palouse (VIDEO)

Lentil Harvest on the Palouse (VIDEO)

Walk through a day of lentil harvest with Pacific Northwest Farmers Co-op grower, Art Schulteis.  Art is one of our Food Alliance-certified farmers who grow delicious Palouse-grown lentils for PNW Farmers Co-op Specialty Foods. MORE

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods in the Whole Foods Market's "Whole Story" blog

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods in the Whole Foods Market's

Denise Breyley (Whole Foods Market Pacific Northwest Forager) talks up our amazingly delicious and healthy PNW Co-op Specialty Foods legumes and our farmers in her latest blog post in the Whole Foods Markets "Whole Story" blog.  Check it out! MORE

Upcoming Store Demos!

Upcoming Store Demos!

We have some upcoming store demos coming up! SATURDAY, APRIL 6: SEATTLE AREA: Whole Foods Market - Interbay - 11am-1pm - We will be serving samples from the Hot Bar, including our delicious Shasta yellow lentils! Whole Foods Market - Redmond - 2pm-4pm - We will be serving samples of two, easy-to-make recipes: Split Pea & Sweet... MORE

Thanks for joining us at Lentil Fest 2012!

Thanks for joining us at Lentil Fest 2012!

We'd like to thank everyone who visited us at the National Lentil Festival! Special thanks to our neighbors who bought our legumes and shirts to support Second Harvest Inland Northwest. You helped raise $156! That's big, because Second Harvest turns every $1 donated into 6 pounds of food, or about 4 meals. THANK YOU! MORE

Cooking with Pulses: How to Prepare

Cooking with Pulses: How to Prepare

Check out this link to watch an excellent video showing some basic lentil & chickpea preparation tricks from the U.S. Pea & Lentil Council. Cooking with Pulses: How to Prepare And remember, our PNW Co-op Specialty Foods lentils hold their shape, and won't fall apart! MORE

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods featured in Moscow-Pullman Daily News

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods featured in Moscow-Pullman Daily News

Local lentils, garbanzos on display By Amelia Veneziano, Daily News staff writer Photo by Geoff Crimmins/Daily News Buy local has been a growing mantra across the region, country and world for some time. But as agriculture exports from the United States, especially dryland regions like the Palouse, continue to grow, finding... MORE

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods featured in the Spokane Journal of Business

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods featured in the Spokane Journal of Business

Verification of eco-friendly agriculture becomes more prevalent By Treva Lind Of the Journal of Business More consumers today want to trace groceries back to the dirt and to buy produce grown as close to the plate as possible, say Inland Northwest farm leaders and food distributors.   To that end, a regional farm cooperative,... MORE

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods now available at select Yoke's Fresh Markets

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods now available at select Yoke's Fresh Markets

You can now find our delicious PNW Co-op Specialty Foods varieties in the bulk sections of these select Yoke's Fresh Markets: WASHINGTON: Spokane: - Argonne - Airway Heights - Indian Trial - Mead ALSO AVAILABLE AT: - West Richland, WA - Sandpoint, ID       MORE

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods now available at Oregon Market of Choice stores

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods now available at Oregon Market of Choice stores

Attention legume fans in Oregon! You can now buy our Palouse-grown legumes in the bulk sections at four Market of Choice locations: West Linn Willakenzie St. in Eugene Delta Oaks in Eugene Corvallis We're thrilled to team up with Market of Choice, as they offer an extensive selection of conventional, natural, organic, and... MORE

Whole Foods debuts PNW Co-op Specialty Foods line

Whole Foods debuts PNW Co-op Specialty Foods line

We're thrilled to announce that PNW Co-op Specialty Foods are now available in the Whole Foods Market Lynnwood bulk department. Denise Breyley, West Coast Forager for Whole Foods, has been incredibly supportive of our local farmers and agrees that the people who grow food are rock stars. Whole Foods is committed to supporting... MORE

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods Now Available at Community Food Co-op

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods Now Available at Community Food Co-op

Our unique lentils and garbanzo beans are now sold in the bulk department of Community Food Co-op in downtown Bellingham, WA.   As a farmer cooperative, all of us at PNW Co-op Specialty Foods truly value the cooperative principals of Community Food Co-op. They strive to promote a sustainable economy by supporting organic and... MORE

The Spokesman-Review Features PNW Co-op Specialty Foods

The Spokesman-Review Features PNW Co-op Specialty Foods

We'd like to thank Lorie Hutson for featuring PNW Co-op Specialty Foods in her Spokesman-Review story. Read it and you'll meet two members of our PNW Co-op farm family, as well as the wonderful chefs who feature our local legumes on their menus. Plus, the chefs share amazing recipes! Please let us know if you make the dishes.... MORE

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods now available at PCC Natural Markets

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods now available at PCC Natural Markets

Are you in the Seattle area? You can now buy our Palouse-grown legumes at all nine PCC Natural Markets locations in the Puget Sound area. You'll find our Spanish Pardina brown lentils and Pedrosillano café garbanzo beans in the bulk section, and our other lentils and garbanzo beans in our nifty, 2-pound reusable linen bags in the... MORE

Meet Jim, our PNW Co-op Farmer Ambassador

Meet Jim, our PNW Co-op Farmer Ambassador

Have you ever wondered who grows your delicious PNW Co-op Specialty Foods? Meet Jim Hermann, our PNW Co-op Farmer Ambassador. MORE

Marlene's Market & Deli debuts PNW Co-op Specialty Foods

Marlene's Market & Deli debuts PNW Co-op Specialty Foods

Our unique Sunrise red zero-tannin lentils and Pedrosillano garbanzo beans are now available in the bulk sections of Marlene's Market & Deli in Tacoma and Federal Way, WA. In addition to being active supporters of the Non-GMO Project, they're also a trusted resource for green, organic and sustainably-produced foods, supplements,... MORE

Join us in Seattle & Portland

Join us in Seattle & Portland

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods is hitting the road for two outstanding events: The Seattle Chefs Collaborative Farmer-Fisher-Chef-Connection on Monday, Feb. 27 and the Portland Chefs Collaborative Farmer-Chef Connection on Monday, March 5. We hope you'll stop by, say hi, and learn about our delicious and unique legumes. We look forward to... MORE

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods demo at Moscow Food Co-op 9/15/2016 MORE

PNW Co-op's Lentil Fest cooking demos now online MORE

PNW Co-op Specialty Foods on sale at Moscow Huckleberry’s MORE