Category Archives: Food and Agriculture

Business in Profile: Mighty Mo

Seth Swingley, 42, and Casey Kingsland, 42 of Mighty Mo Brew Pub/Mighty Mo Brewing Company Both are from Great Falls. “Great Falls has always been a great place to raise a family and we were excited to see what Great Falls could grow into to keep the younger generations from moving away,” Swingley said. They chose to open in Great Falls

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Business Bites: Carnivorium opening; Hokkaido now open; The Farmer’s Daughter Fibers moving; Dante’s reopens after COVID scare; Paris Gibson Square hosting Arts on Fire Sept. 12

Carnivorium Carnivorium, a drive-through mobile restaurant, is launching next week in Great Falls. The restaurant will serve burgers, dogs and fries, according to Dave Snuggs. Carnivorium will donate 8 percent of daily gross sales to six local nonprofits, listed below. Carnivorium is a trailer with a kitchen and drive-through lane that will be open Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. to

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Business Bites: Golden Corral closed; Broadwater Coffee and Big Dipper team up; Luna Coffee coming downtown; Falls Print Works Open

Golden Corral Golden Corral in Marketplace has closed permanently as of Aug. 24. The owners posted on their door, “thank you so much for your patronage through our 19 years here. We were truly blessed to serve you.” Broadwater Coffee and Big Dipper Ice Cream Broadwater Coffee Brewing Company has partnered with Big Dipper Ice Cream Helena for a waffle

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Community scavenger hunt on now as part of citywide wayfinding plan

Since COVID has hindered plans for public meetings, the group working on the city’s wayfinding plan is hosting a free scavenger hunt. The Great Falls Wayfinding Plan Expedition Scavenger Hunt is open through 5 p.m. Aug. 31. Participants will use clues provided by organizers and their knowledge of Great Falls locate and travel to destinations scattered throughout the city. All

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Milwaukee Station zone change approved

The zone change for the Milwaukee Station project has been approved 3-1. The project has been dubbed The Station and the Lofts at The Station. Commissioner Tracy Houck left the meeting before the vote and Commissioner Mary Moe was opposed. The zone change allows a greater building height and also reduces some parking and landscaping requirements. Milwaukee Station project zone

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Code change for alcohol sales near worship facilities up for first read Aug. 18

During their Aug. 18 meeting, City Commissioners will consider a change to city code regarding the distance requirements between casinos and worship facilities. The commission is scheduled to review the proposed change on first read and set a public hearing for Sept. 15. State law requires a 600 foot distance from a worship facility for the on-premise sale of alcohol.

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Business Bites: Açai bowls; Belles and Lace reopens in new space; Knicker Biker has moved; Craft Beer Week events; Downtown Night Market; Ginger Day; Central Avenue Meats now selling McCafferty Ranch Beef bulk boxes

Broadwater Coffee Brewing Company Broadwater Coffee Brewing Company, at 721 6th St. S.W., is now serving açai bowls. Broadwater Coffee opens on west side The Block is now serving cold brew and hot drip coffee from Broadwater. Central Avenue Meats Central Avenue Meats is now selling McCafferty Ranch Beef bulk boxes online for pick up in store. These are limited.

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Business Bites: Big Mouth BBQ reopening; new True Brew location opens; Yarn and Honey moving

Big Mouth BBQ Big Mouth BBQ is having a soft opening Aug. 5 with a limited menu in their location inside the Hi Ho at 2600 10th Ave. S. to everyone sharing this new Facebook Page for Big Mouth BBQ. Please keep spreading the word. We are planning on a soft opening next week with a limited menu. Ignite 2020:

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Farmers’ Market, Brew Fest added to local COVID-19 event cancellations

Great Falls Farmers’ Market The Great Falls Farmers’ Market has decided not to open for the 2020 season. In a July 26 post, the market organizers wrote that “with more cases on the rise and extreme restrictions on us due to our market size, we regrettably and reluctantly have made the uneasy decision of not opening the Farmers’ Market for

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