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PODCAST: Local Food & Greets & Eats with Maggie Cowee


Cowee Consulting’s Maggie Cowee updates us on what is going on in Reno’s local food scene. We discuss the expansion of Wolf Pack Meats, the new Greets & Eats networking events, where you can find locally grown food — and we have a special announcement about ThisisReno.

Topics discussed and things mentioned:

  • Agricultural economics
  • University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
  • Nevada agriculture producers
  • Niche marketing and branding
  • Meat harvesting
  • Wolf Pack Meats (University of Nevada, Reno)
  • Bentley Enterprises / Ranch
  • Local foods and food systems
  • Great Basin Food Co-op
  • Farm to school
  • Washoe County School District
  • Food safety
  • Bonanza Produce
  • Smith Valley School
  • Urban Roots
  • School nutrition
  • Greets & Eats
  • Coffee Bar
  • Organics / GMOs
  • Marie Gibson
  • Lost City Farm
  • Sage grouse
  • Hoop houses
  • Vineyards
  • Food safety outbreaks
  • Invasive plant species / weeds
  • University of Nevada College of Agriculture
  • Native seed industry
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Bob Conrad
Bob Conradhttp://thisisreno.com
Bob Conrad is publisher, editor and co-founder of This Is Reno. He has served in communications positions for various state agencies and earned a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2011. He is also a part time instructor at UNR.