By Kara Davidson
Gazette Reporter 

First World Pulse Day event links producers, breeders, traders

 

February 7, 2019

Jessica Brierly

Jessica Brierly, an eat smart/nutrition educator, sits with a pulse display at the World Pulses Day Celebration event in Moscow on Feb. 4.

On Monday, the USA Dry Pea & Lentil Council and the American Pulse Association hosted a World Pulses Day event to celebrate World Pulses Day and connect pulse producers, breeders and traders at the Lodgepole Restaurant in Moscow.

Becky Garrison, the Director of Domestic Marketing at USA Dry Pea & Lentil Council, called it a kickoff event of a mix of folks-in-the-industry since "pulses are like the heart of the Palouse."

"Local products have gone to a world-wide market," said pulse producer Howard Jones. He added he found it remarkable that people come from all over the world to buy...



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