Monthly Archives: June 2021

“Value-added roadshow” highlights Montana ag and businesses

On Thursday morning, Governor Greg Gianforte gave some remarks at the Molson Coors grain elevators in Teton County after touring the elevators. The tour was part of what the Montana Department of Agriculture calls a “value-added roadshow” to promote products and businesses in the Treasure State. Value-added agriculture refers to taking a commodity, such as barley, and turning it into something else,

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Pacific Northwest whiskey returns to its roots. Barley roots

There can be a lot of debate around what makes the best whiskey. Flavor is everything. Aroma adds complexity. It’s a broad landscape that makes up the variety of whiskeys available, but it’s always a certain, elusive something — the indefinable unique ingredient — that makes it like nothing else. At Westland Distillery, that ingredient is something uniquely Pacific Northwest.

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