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The Roots Pursuit – The Most Non Serious Event of the Season

Since 2011, The Roots Pursuit bicycle event has brought cycling madness, environmental awareness, and 12 lively challenges to downtown Coeur d’Alene. In the most non-serious bike event of the season, two or three person teams start from the Shared Harvest Community Garden and pedal to one of four “hubs”, where they have to complete physical, [...]

By | 2016-05-21T10:23:40+00:00 May 21st, 2016|Community, KEA|0 Comments

Giving Thanks For Community Conservation

The one thing we know all too well in our small office, we can’t do what we do without community support. And we have a remarkable community we have in North Idaho. This Thanksgiving holiday, we’d like to point out some of the ways that people have come together this year to make our great [...]

By | 2012-01-12T11:46:21+00:00 November 23rd, 2011|blog, Community, KEA|0 Comments

Send Korrine to Camp!

Korrine Kreilkamp, our Community Roots founder, organizer, and local-food all-around all-star has been invited to the prestigious Patagonia Tools for Grassroots Activists Conference this fall at Lake Tahoe, Nevada. The invitation-only conference is an extraordinary training opportunity for young grassroots organizers from across the country, and we’re incredibly proud that Korrine got an invitation. Patagonia [...]

By | 2011-12-22T10:51:16+00:00 August 29th, 2011|blog, KEA|0 Comments

BREAKING: Salads Supplied by Roots CSA

Big milestones were reached this past week with our wonderful Roots CSA  in Dalton Gardens. First, after a late start to the growing season, the CSA team delivered a first round of produce to regular and low-income subscribers: bitter greens (bagged), Asian greens, kale, mustard greens (twine bundle), broccoli, bunching onions, lettuce, spinach, salad greens [...]

By | 2011-12-22T10:51:18+00:00 July 29th, 2011|blog, Community, KEA|0 Comments

BREAKING NEWS: Pumpkins To Be Planted

Roots CSA coordinator and all-around local food hero Korrine Kreilkamp provides this breaking news update: In May, the Roots Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), a program of the Kootenai Environmental Alliance, partnered with Dalton Elementary for a second season to provide a hands-on learning experience for the first grade students.  In the classroom, Roots CSA volunteers [...]

By | 2011-12-22T10:50:09+00:00 June 3rd, 2011|blog, Community|1 Comment

Spring Is Here, Community Roots Gears Up

Finally, there’s some sunshine and warmth in the air. For our Community Roots program, that’s the signal for a very busy spring season. Even though it’ll take a while before delicious fresh food gets harvested out of our CSA farm and the Shared Harvest Garden, there’s plenty of activity in preparation. This week, our own [...]

By | 2011-12-22T10:50:09+00:00 May 11th, 2011|blog, Community|0 Comments

More KEA Awards for More Local Heroes

On Friday, Earth Day, friends and members of Kootenai Environmental Alliance will be celebrating at our first annual, and SOLD OUT,  Earth Gala at the Hayden Lake Country Club.  Not just celebrating the Earth, we will also be celebrating some great citizens who help us protect what makes North Idaho a wonderful place to live [...]

By | 2011-12-22T10:27:06+00:00 April 21st, 2011|blog, KEA|1 Comment

New Greenhouse Jumpstarts Roots Growing Season

KEA's Adrienne Cronebaugh and Korrine Kreilkamp report: The Community Roots and Shared Harvest gals have eagerly been awaiting spring so they could dig in and get their hands dirty.  Although it's still a bit rainy and gray outside, the programs are already flourishing due to the renovation of a new greenhouse at the The Jewitt [...]

By | 2011-12-22T10:27:07+00:00 March 29th, 2011|blog, Community, KEA|3 Comments

Roots CSA 2011 Season Gets Early Start

As if they just knew that the groundhog would be calling for an early spring, KEA’s Roots CSA scheduled their meeting for last night at the ever-supportive Art Spirit Gallery to begin preparations for the new growing season.  With a few of last year’s shareholders and some new CSA team members, the meeting [...]

By | 2011-12-22T10:47:51+00:00 February 3rd, 2011|blog, Community, KEA|3 Comments