As we wrap up the #MTBurgerQuest, we have a few final thoughts... This local food campaign has been one of the most exciting projects we've had the pleasure of working on. Local food is near and dear to the hearts of those who work in the Food and Ag network! Farming and cattle-ranching is a way of life here in Montana, and what better way to bring attention to the amazing resources that we have in our state than promoting the consumption of locally produced and harvested goo
When the #MTBurgerQuest was announced, MMFEC had the perfect addition! The Montana Lentil Burger is a product of Mission Mountain Food Enterprise Center (MMFEC), the food and ag business development division of Lake County Community Development Corporation (LCCDC), in Ronan, MT. MMFEC’s mission is to enhance regional and state economic opportunities by providing client services to value added agriculture and specialty food businesses through the management and operation of a
During one of the many #MTBurgerQuest conversations that we’ve had, someone mentioned that the BBQ joint in Philipsburg uses local beef. With a pep in my step, I hopped in my car and made my way over to Up N Smokin BBQ House! It’s already one of my favorite places to eat, so hey why not? If we’re being completely honest, initially I was bummed that I’d miss out on their bbq nachos, but after all, I’m committed to the Burger Quest, not that a fresh burger is ever a bad thing.
What do get when you mix a rancher, a diner, and a singer? Aside from what I’m sure could be a pretty terrible punch line, they were all at the Community Market in Anaconda this past Tuesday. While I’m still working on the punchline, I will say that the 3 made for a very interesting chain of burger events! As I made my way around the market Heggelund Ranch Meats immediately caught my eye, after all - we’re all things #MTBurgerQuest right now. I talked with Tom and Adam Heggel