Monthly Archives: May 2012

Farm Fresh Fridays at United General Hospital Begins One Month Early

Imagine a delicious lunch made with the freshest ingredients, sourced directly from local farmers and fishers.  You have a choice of wild caught salmon or a full quarter roasted pasture-raised chicken, a choice of seasonal vegetables lightly seasoned, and a … Continue reading

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Tulalip Resort Casino Visits Biringer Farm, Arlington

Yesterday afternoon, Tulalip Resort Casino‘s Executive Chef Perry Mascetti, Food & Beverage Purchaser Jeff Bray, and Administrative Assistant Wendy Blake took some time on a sunny afternoon to visit and tour Biringer Farm, meet with owners Mike & Dianna Biringer, and … Continue reading

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Seattle Wholesale Growers Market Celebrates 1st Anniversary!

Contributed by NABC Project Manager, Jeff Voltz The Seattle Wholesale Growers Market celebrated its first anniversary on Wednesday, May 2 at its old fashioned brick historic warehouse building in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood. The producer-owned cooperative of 19 members from Washington, … Continue reading

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Cider and Mead Festival Saturday May 12, 2012

This Saturday, Northwest hard cider and mead producers including Finnriver, Westcott Bay Traditional Cider, Eaglemount Wine & Cicer, Sky River Mead, Alpenfire Cider, Methow Valley Ciderhouse, Tieton Cider Works,  Lopez Island Vineyards, Hidden Legends, and more will be gathering together … Continue reading

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PSFN Partners with Local Orbit — a Revolutionary Online Sales Tool for Producers

A few months ago the USDA announced the 2012 Value Added Producer Grant awards. Several farm businesses and organizations in Washington received funding including the Northwest Agriculture Business Center who received $300,000 for Regional Food System Development. With some of … Continue reading

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