Monthly Archives: September 2010

LAST CALL! Final Week of Seattle/Skagit WholeSale Markets

The Seattle/Skagit WholeSale Markets come to a close this week. NOW is the last opportunity to see WholeSale quantities and pricing in a unique Market setting. Support your local farmers and food producers in your own backyard. A free and … Continue reading

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Puget Sound Food Network Receives Specialty Crop Block Grant Funding Through WSDA

On September 17, Deputy Agriculture Secretary Kathleen Merrigan announced the award of block grants to enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops. Specialty crops are defined as fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture, and nursery crops, including floriculture. The 54 … Continue reading

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Seattle WholeSale Market- Only 2 More Weeks!

    Visit PSFN and learn more about the pilot market and watch a short video of the Seattle WholeSale Market launch on Wednesday, September 15! http://www.agbizcenter.org/seattle-market/  

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Fowl Play in the Corn Field! Who Dunnit?

Biringer Farm will host Intense Farm Scene Investigations along with the popular Pumpkin Country & Comeback Cornmaze off Hwy 529. Come check out one of three corn mazes and solve the mystery of fowl play. Come by October 2-31st, daily … Continue reading

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PSFN Welcomes New Farm to Community Coordinator (AmeriCorp)

Please join us in welcoming our newest AmeriCorp volunteer to NABC, Emma Brewster.  Emma has accepted the position of Farm to Community Coordinator dedicated to PSFN’s Healthy Eating Active Living Farm-to-Table project.  Perfectly timed, Emma will attend the first scheduled meetings … Continue reading

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Seattle WholeSale Market Press Release

“The wholesale market at Whole Foods Market Interbay store offers a great opportunity for local producers to make new direct market connections with a variety of institutional buyers, from restaurants to school districts and hospitals.” Mary Embleton, Cascade Harvest Coalition. … Continue reading

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PSFN Member Samish Bay Cheese Wins Four American Cheese Society Awards

Saturday, August 28 at Seattle’s Benroya Hall, awards were given in the American Cheese Society’s annual competion.  225 Cheesemakers from 34 states, Canada and Mexico enterred1462 cheeses. Samish Bay Cheese’s Ladysmith took First Place in Fresh Unripened Cow’s Milk Cheeses; … Continue reading

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