lentil festival

National Lentil Festival fills Pullman with fun

    Video by Tim Marsh, WSU News correspondent.     PULLMAN, Wash. – The Palouse region grows a quarter of the lentils in the United States. Since its beginning in 1989, the National Lentil Festival has brought national attention to Pullman.   Last weekend’s festival included a parade, food, vendors, music and more. This […]

A history of lentil farming on the Palouse

  PULLMAN – The National Lentil Festival will be held in Pullman, Friday, Aug. 22, and Saturday, Aug. 23. Among Saturday’s displays at Reaney Park will be the “Farming Tent ” which offers a glimpse into the life of wheat and lentil farmers on the Palouse during the past century. In addition to photos and hands-on exhibits, visitors may also view a slide show presentation […]

2007 poster art unveiled at event

The unveiling of the 2007 National Lentil Festival poster art took place Thursday, May 31, at the Old Post Office Wine Cellar & Gallery in Pullman. The event included wine tasting and a poster signing by Pullman artist Laurel Nickels, the  creator of this year’s piece.  The 19th annual lentil festival will be Friday, Aug. 17, downtown Pullman and […]