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PSFN On Location: Freshwater Creek Farm, Belize

PSFN Members John and Marijke Postema, owners of Marshland Orchards, Flower World, and Maltby Produce Market in Snohomish, WA, also operate a 700-acre farm in Belize. They bought the property about five years ago as a pre-retirement project, and have … Continue reading

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3 Sisters Go To School

By Lucy Norris, Project Manager, Puget Sound Food Network Today was Taste Washington Day and participating schools throughout the state celebrated Washington’s seasonal bounty in style, including: Serving a locally-sourced meal Providing education and activities to recognize the region’s agricultural … Continue reading

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Skagit Fresh Cider Documentary and Promotion

Skagit Fresh Apple Cider is a special product produced by, PSFN Member, Skagit Fresh Beverage Company. Skagit Fresh’s Seasonal Cider is a delicious blend of sweet apples grown by three farms in the Skagit Valley – Merritt Apples, Sakuma Bros. … Continue reading

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PSFN Member Goes Extra Mile to Source Local for Sedro-Woolley Hospital

Across the country, there are a growing number of hospitals getting involved with the local food movement.  Right here in Northwest Washington, we have plenty of great examples to boast about.  Last week PSFN’s Lucy Norris caught up with one … Continue reading

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CSAs Mean Business

Many people already know the definition of Community Support Agriculture or CSA, but for the rest, let’s just say it is a grassroots partnership between a farmer and individuals that helps reconnect eaters to the source of their food. Before … Continue reading

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Whidbey Island Ranchers Team Up To Sell Local

King 5 just put together a great complimentary article and video about Whidbey Island Grown and the recent Cooperative beef developments as highlighted in our recent article on the PSFN blog. King 5 also put together this great video. Take … Continue reading

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How To Create The Perfect PSFN Profile

Consumer research shows a continued interest in healthy eating. News about food  recalls, the obesity epidemic, and the environmental impacts of global food trade has put the spotlight on regional food systems and local food is more popular than ever. … Continue reading

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Certify This! Certifications Now Available in Profiles

PSFN is proud to announce a brand new profile feature: Certifications. Are your products Salmon Safe or USDA Organic? Now, PSFN members have the ability to select and display Certification badges within their profile space for the world to see … Continue reading

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New Profiles on PSFN

PSFN welcomes brand new profile spaces. These enhanced profiles, provide better and more precise presentation of your company and its products. Upcoming is a more dynamic “Product Showcase” space which will display detailed information about all of your product offerings … Continue reading

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Rare Makah Ozette Potato seed is now available to NW Farmers!

The Makah Ozette, a Potato with a Past. Gerry Warren Slow Food Seattle cgw@speakeasy.net “The history and the distinctive flavor of this potato give it a significant market advantage over most fingerling potatoes offered in today’s marketplace.” Says Andrew Stout … Continue reading

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