In TVCC competition, students put new spin on ‘natural foods’

ONTARIO – The menu at this feast wasn’t the ordinary fare.

The two dozen or so items had one thing in common – they had been harvested in the wild by Treasure Valley Community College students.

And they were competing to win the annual “Beast Feast” honor, one that instructor Marcus Nichols tells students is “the most prestigious award you can win as a civilian.”

That may be a bit of hyperbole but there was no mistaking the effort put into the food.

When judges were done smelling and tasting, they selected Mike Nanney’s snow goose with peach salsa as . . .