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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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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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Former AmeriCorps State Member Ann Leason is new PSFN Operations Manager

PSFN is pleased to welcome Ann Leason to the Northwest Agriculture Business Center in Mt Vernon.  Former AmeriCorps State Member assigned to NABC, Ms. Leason exceeded expectations as PSFN’s Data Manager and quickly became an important team member we could … Continue reading

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Producers and Buyers Anticipate Skagit WholeSale Market Launch This Thursday Morning June 24th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jodie Buller; Skagit Valley Food Co-op, (360-336-5087×136), or Lucy Norris; Puget Sound Food Network (PSFN), 360-336-3666 June 22, 2010 [Mount Vernon, WA] – Area food producers are preparing to sell their products to wholesale customers in the … Continue reading

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Featured Member: Brian Kvistad, Blossom Grocery

PSFN Buyer, Lopez Island Please, tell us about yourself. I grew up in Seattle.  I’ve been in the grocery business for a long time.  As a teenager, I worked as a grocery store bagger and that’s when I started reading … Continue reading

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Aggressive Membership Campaign Begins for Puget Sound Food Network

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: Lucy Norris; Northwest Agriculture Business Center (NABC) 360-336-3727 MT. VERNON, WA, February 23– Since the soft launch of the PSFN (“PSFN” or “The Network”) at Snohomish County’s 2009 Focus on Farming Conference on November … Continue reading

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2010 World Tulip Summit to be held in Skagit Valley

In 2010, the famous Tulips of Skagit Valley are getting a chance to be seen on the world stage. The World Tulip Summit, to take place April 13-15, 2010, first begin in London in 1900 and is coming to Skagit … Continue reading

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PSFN goes live!

After many months of development, the Puget Sound Food Network has officially launched at agbizcenter.org.  Our official launch takes place at Focus on Farming VI conference in Tulalip, WA. NABC staff along with PSFN project coordinators will be on hand … Continue reading

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Vote Eat Local for Thanksgiving at Brighter Planet

Eat Local for Thanksgiving is a campaign led by the Cascade Harvest Coalition to drive local purchases and eating in Washington this Thanksgiving. Currently Eat Local for Thanksgiving is in the running for support from the Brighter Planet Project Fund … Continue reading

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