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Southwest Idaho

Community Food Assessments help us better understand our food system.

Learn more about local food in Adams, Valley, Washington, Payette, Gem, Boise, Ada, Canyon, Elmore, and Owyhee counties of Southwest Idaho.

This page is a work in progress! We are continuing to collect Community Food Assessments from around the state. If you have an assessment or report from this region, contact Colette DePhelps ( to get it listed. 

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Greater Treasure
Valley Region Local Farm & Food

Crossroads Resource Center

June 3, 2010

This report provides highlights of data compilation done by Ken Meter with the Crossroads Resource Center, in partnership with the Treasure Valley Food Coalition and the Oregon Food Bank, about the local farm and food economy in this 9-county region of Idaho and Oregon.  

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Western Treasure Valley Community Food System Assessment

University of Idaho

Extension - Payette County


This report provides a critical tool for community members pursuing opportunities to localize the food system: it can support grant applications, be used as baseline information to continue research, and provides recommendations to help build a more resilient community food system.

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