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Welcome to the


Food Coalition!

Join us in strengthening the health & vibrancy of our regional food system.

We meet the third Thursday of every month.

Meetings are free and open to all!

Every third Thursday from 11:30 am - 1:00pm

September to May

Next meeting: Thursday, September 28, 2023 via Zoom

RVSP and get the Zoom link


***New 2022 Resource**

From Partnerships to Policy

Promising Practices for New Food Policy Councils

Published by Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future, this guide provides resources for food coalitions and food policy councils to "get off the ground and take action in their community."  The virtual food summit hosted by PCFC is highlighted as an example of how food policy councils responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by offering virtual programming (page 49).

Download the guide here.

Check out recordings of our Spring Community Conversations!

March 17, 2022   Farmland Preservation for Community Resilience

 Watch the Recording

Palouse Land Trust Slides | American Farmland Trust Slides | Favoring the Future Slides


April 21, 2022  Backyard Water Conservation

Watch the Recording | View the Slides

May 19, 2022  Moscow Commercial Kitchens

Watch the Recording

Stay connected!

Sign up for our monthly newsletter, The Pulse, here.

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Our Mission

The Palouse-Clearwater Food Coalition (PCFC) was formed in 2011 with the goal of strengthening the health and vibrancy of the Palouse-Clearwater food system by increasing production, distribution, and consumption of locally grown food and agriculture products.  The PCFC serves a rural, eight-county region that includes parts of southeastern Washington and north central Idaho. 


Our Programs

We host regular networking meetings, community roundtables, skill building workshops and an annual Food Summit in Moscow, Idaho at the end of January.   

The mission of the Palouse-Clearwater Food Coalition is to strengthen the health and vibrancy of the Palouse-Clearwater food system and increase the production, distribution, and consumption of locally grown food and agricultural products.

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Our Members

Members of the Palouse-Clearwater Food Coalition have a shared interest in growing our local food system.  Members work in a variety of food system sectors and include representatives from regional and community organizations, university programs, agencies, non-profits and retail businesses.

Recipes & Stories

All food has a story.  Visit our You Tube and StoryCorps channels to listen to the stories of food coalition members and learn more about the work individuals and organizations are doing to increase local food production, access and sustainability in the Palouse-Clearwater region.

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“Don’t judge each day
by the harvest you reap,
but by seeds that you plant”

Robert Louis Stevenson

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