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Sustainable Sockeye Salmon

Sun Valley purveyor Matt Luck, founder of Pride of Bristol Bay, is offering wild, sustainable sockeye salmon from this summer’s catch to seafood lovers in Boise and the greater Treasure Valley area. Sourced from the pristine Bristol Bay of Alaska and produced by a dedicated group of fisherman who are held to rigorous quality standards, Pride of Bristol Bay sockeye salmon is prized for its flavor, firmness and price point. Visit to reserve a share for fall pickup in Boise.

Boise Farmers Market

Stock up on great local produce and say hi to your favorite farmer every Saturday from 9am-1pm at 10th and Grove in downtown Boise. Fill your shopping bags with fresh herbs, veggies, fruits, and more and get specialized recipes or cooking ideas from the knowledgeable and friendly vendors. Enjoy live music as you shop and get to know the people who grow your food. Vendors include True Roots Organics, Purple Sage Farms, Peaceful Belly Farm, Fiddler’s Green Farm, and many more. Visit for more information.

Capital City Public Market

Help strengthen Boise’s local economy and visit the Capital City Public Market Saturdays from 9:30am-1:30pm on 8th street from Main Street to State Street. Hand-crafted art, local food, and value-added products are staples of the Market. Vendors include Boise Art Glass, Calle 75 Street Tacos, Meriwether Cider Company, Potter Wines, and many more. Visit for more information.

Eagle Saturday Market

The Eagle Saturday Market is a community market  in the heart of downtown Eagle in Heritage Park. One will find an array of arts and crafts along with local produce, herbs and flowers, woodwork, specialty food items and freshly prepared food.  For more information contact the City of Eagle Parks & Rec Dept at

Tour de Fat

Beer and bikes–what could be better? Join New Belgium Brewing and local partners Southwest Idaho Mountain Biking Association, Treasure Valley Cycling Alliance, and Boise Bike Project for a celebration of all things bicycle. What began in Fort Collins, Colorado has grown into a national phenomena, increasing awareness of cycling as a sustainable form of transportation. A costumed bike parade, musical acts, and interactive fun like dance contests and a slow ride competition will happen on August 13 from 10am-5pm in Ann Morrison Park. Stay tuned for performer, beer and food details. Visit for more details.

Sunnyslope Wine Trail Festival

Don’t miss the Sunnyslope Wine Trail Festival held at the Train Depot Plaza in downtown Caldwell, ID Saturday, August 20th from 2 to 6pm. All the wineries of the Sunnyslope Wine Trail will gather together for an afternoon filled with music at the Caldwell Train Depot in historic downtown Caldwell. Grab a bite to eat from a local food truck and sip on some wine from any of the 11 different participating local wineries. Tickets are $20/person for pre-sale or $25/person at the gate. Ticket includes a complimentary Sunnyslope Wine Trail glass.

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