Category Archives: food

NABC Transition to Value Added Workshops Announced; Sign Up Now

The essence of NABC’s purpose and mission is to support agricultural producers with the development of their farm businesses. This could be a start-up of a new farm business, the expansion of an existing farm business, or developing a value-added … Continue reading

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Building For Processing Facility at Cloud Mountain Farm Nears Completion

The building that will house a new fresh vegetable processing facility located at Cloud Mountain Farm Center in Whatcom County is near completion. This new facility is several years in the making and is the result of a collaborative effort … Continue reading

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PSFN Sponsorship Showcase: Meritage Handcrafted Soups

Continued from Spring 2012 Newsletter… Meritage Handcrafted Soups has been a sponsor of PSFN for over a year. Owned by Shannon Moshier, Bruce Rowe, and Jeff Fisher, and based in Redmond, Meritage crafts signature soups by fusing old world cooking … Continue reading

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PSFN and Whole Foods Hit the Road in Whatcom County!

Last week, PSFN Account Manager, Karen Mauden, and Denise Breyley of Whole Foods Market took a day-long trip to do some “local foraging” in Bellingham and Ferndale. Not only did they find great products, but great people and good times, … Continue reading

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PSFN Participates in 1st Ever National Food Day!

Monday was the first time the nation celebrated Food Day, and PSFN was not to be left out! We collaborated with Public Health – Seattle & King County, The Real Food Challenge Northwest, and students at The University of Washington … 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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Week-long Cider Production Workshop A Big Hit!

Last week, PSFN’s Parent organization, the Northwest Agriculture Businesses Center (NABC), held its Hard Cider Production & Orchard Management course! Hosted by the WSU-Mount Vernon Research Center, the class was split into the two phases of cider production: orchard management … Continue reading

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2011 Wholesale Market Season Announced – Now Seeking Buyers!

The details for the second season of PSFN Wholesale Markets are officially released! These business-to-business local food aggregation sites (in Seattle and Mount Vernon) will be open for business beginning the third week in July, and PSFN is now actively … Continue reading

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Producer Member Highlight – Kia Armstrong, Nash’s Organic Produce

New PSFN member, Nash’s Organic Produce, has been farming in the Dungeness River Valley for nearly four decades.  Farm to Community Coordinator, Emma Brewster, chatted with Nash’s Farm Manager, Kia Armstrong last week about the farm’s history, its current projects, … Continue reading

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CSA is Ready for Business!

Contributing blogger Lucy Norris is Project Manager for Puget Sound Food Network. For more information, please see staff bios at http://www.agbizcenter.org/staff Over the last few decades, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farms have sprouted up all over the country responding to … Continue reading

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