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Tahoe Weekly magazine, September 2, 2015– Susie Sutphin is one busy woman. When I arrived to meet her she was juggling the phone, trying to locate Zephyr Squash from a farmer, preparing for her Thursday deliveries and labeling produce in the recently opened Tahoe Food Hub storefront on Alpine Meadows Road. The Tahoe Food Hub…

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Sierra Sun- North Lake Tahoe Bonanza, July 18, 2015 – GRASS VALLEY, Calif. — Building a regional, sustainable and equitable food system is hard work — and no one knows that better than Susie Sutphin. Catching up with Sutphin, executive director of the Tahoe Food Hub, on a weekend is tricky. She juggles. She wears…

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edible Reno-Tahoe magazine, Spring 2015 issue – Managers at the Tahoe Mountain Club in Truckee were looking for ways to help members and employees conveniently, affordably, and regularly access fresh, local produce. Kendra McGargill, events manager at the homeowner and golf association, partnered with Tahoe Food Hub to create a CSA program for its North…

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Sierra Sun, March 19 2015 – At their recent Board of Education meeting, TTUSD trustees recognized the district’s Food and Nutrition Services team for hard work and dedication to provide healthy meals and outstanding service to students and staff. Also, in conjunction with National Nutrition Month, TTUSD Superintendent Rob Leri and board members recognized Tahoe…

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After a two-and-a-half-month crowdfunding campaign, Tahoe Food Hub raised $28,000 and was able to buy a refrigerated food truck to service the area. This effort was a success thanks to online donations, business sponsorships, and private donations.

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TAHOE/TRUCKEE — Much like roots intertwine, seeking sustenance in the Earth’s soil, so does the message of locally sourced food. Its environmental, health and educational benefits grow, shooting up tendrils of collaboration and excitement.

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An emerging nonprofit group called the Tahoe Food Hub is reaching out to foothill farmers in Western Nevada County in an effort to supply restaurants and natural food stores in the Truckee-Tahoe region with fresh, locally grown produce.

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Awhile back we introduced you to Susie Sutphin and Bill Kelly of Truckee Community Farm in California. They had recently purchased and built a 33′ Growing Dome from Growing Spaces and were already looking to expand beyond their current garden. They had a vision for the Dome Raising Project as a part of their budding Tahoe…

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TRUCKEE, Calif. – A greenhouse filled with rows of plump tomatoes, hardy spinach and other fruits and vegetables isn’t only a place of agriculture, but an outdoor classroom.

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The atmosphere inside the Tahoe Food Hub’s geodesic dome greenhouse in Truckee, Calif., is warm and humid. With the rows of green vegetables and the sun shining through the triangular windows, it’s hard to believe it’s the middle of winter, save for the snow piles leaning against the side of the structure. “The coldest it…

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