Category Archives: Hospital Food Service

Policies and Profits — The Power of Institutional Markets for Farmers

Washington hospitals are leading the nation in sustainable food procurement. Fresh local food purchasing is good news for patients, doctors, and of course — farmers! After four grueling days in labor with her first child, Kathy Pryor’s best friend gave … Continue reading

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Local Food Showcase Sets Stage for New Food Hub

This summer, the Puget Sound Food Network hosted the Business-to-Business Local Food Showcase at the 21 Acres Center for Local Food and Sustainable Living. The showcase — geared towards commercial and institutional buyers — was a chance for local producers to meet … Continue reading

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NABC Partners with 21 Acres Center for Local Food and Sustainable Living

Northwest Agriculture Business Center (NABC), through the Puget Sound Food Network (PSFN), has joined forces with 21 Acres Center for Local Food and Sustainable Living to contribute to a sustainable, environmentally and economically sound agricultural industry by fostering relationships and … Continue reading

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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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