Unpacking the Grain Shed

Join us in exploring the unique structure of The Grain Shed, a bakery, restaurant, and brewery in the Perry District of Spokane, WA.  The Grain Shed is passionate about using the best possible plants and methods to produce nutritious and delicious food that is good for the community and the environment.

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About “Unpacking the Grain Shed”


Welcome to the Inland Northwest Artisan Grains inagural podcast series “Unpacking the Grain Shed.”

Airing every two weeks, July 1st through September 2020, this series will unpack The Grain Shed’s artisan grain value-chain, from the Palouse farms growing landrace grains to the people enjoying artisan breads and unique landrace beers at The Grain Shed in Spokane, Washington’s Perry Street neighborhood.

The “Unpacking the Grain Shed” podcast series is a collaboration of University of Idaho Extension, Palouse Heritage, The Grain Shed, and the Palouse-Clearwater Food Coalition.



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Meet The Hosts

Ali Schultheis

Ali Schultheis

M.S. Candidate at University of Montana

Colette DePhelps

Colette DePhelps

Community Food Systems Area Extension Educator at University of Idaho

Ali Schultheis is a graduate student in Environmental Studies at the University of Montana.  She has spent much of her childhood and early adult years in the Palouse region where her family has farmed for 5 generations.  She recently became interested in the potential for landrace and ancient grains to improve both human and environmental health.  


Colette DePhelps has been active in growing the Inland Northwest’s local and regional food systems for over 25 years.  An avid locavore and long-time Moscow resident, Colette created University of Idaho Extension’s Idaho Food Works program to elevate and support the amazing work of local farmers, food entrepreneurs and culinary artisans in the Inland Northwest and across Idaho.  


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