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Puget Sound Food Hub Cooperative Now Hiring for Marketing & Sales Manager

  Position Description: Sales & Marketing Manager   Background: The Puget Sound Food Hub Cooperative (PSFHC) is a farmer owned cooperative operating in the Puget Sound region. The PSFHC combines marketing, aggregation, and distribution for member farms and ranches. The … Continue reading

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Farmers Take Ownership of the Puget Sound Food Hub

Seven years after it was initially formed as a wholesale market under the I-5 overpass in Mount Vernon, the Puget Sound Food Hub opened its 2016 season as a member ownedcooperative, operating an aggregating and distribution entity. The PSFH services … Continue reading

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Two Positions Available at NABC: Mobile Poultry Processing Unit

Northwest Agriculture Business Center (NABC) is currently seeking a Processing Technician and a Processing Supervisor for its Mobile Poultry Processing Unit (MPPU). To learn more about the MPPU program, please visit our website. The Northwest Agriculture Business Center (NABC) supports agriculture … Continue reading

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NABC is hiring: MPPU Processing Technician

The Northwest Agriculture Business Center (NABC) contributes to the business viability of agriculture in the northwest region of Washington by increasing the profitability of farm operations through implementation of value-added agricultural projects. Processing access is critical to the success of … Continue reading

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San Juan Island’s Brickworks Opens its Doors

We congratulate the San Juan Islands Agricultural Guild and their community on the successful opening of the Brickworks, a community facility in the center of Friday Harbor.  In their words: The Brickworks Project is a major initiative by the San … Continue reading

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Fred Berman To Join NABC’s Team of Agricultural Industry Professionals

We’re pleased to announce that Fred Berman, formerly at the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA), will be joining NABC’s team of professionals on June 3! “Fred’s passion for food systems work coupled with his many years of experience as … Continue reading

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Whatcom Community Foundation Funds North Cascades Meat Producers Cooperative

The Whatcom Community Foundation has committed to provide a “matching fund” loan of up to $65,000 to support the North Cascades Meat Producers Cooperative (NCMPC). The funding comes at an integral time for the cooperative, which is currently seeking to raise … Continue reading

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NABC Funded for Cooperative Development

NABC has been awarded a third round of $175,000 in grant funding to support the development of agricultural cooperatives throughout the northern Puget Sound region. The funding comes through the USDA Rural Development Department and its Rural Cooperative Development Grant … Continue reading

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NORTHWEST AGRICULTURE BUSINESS CENTER FUNDED FOR COOPERATIVE DEVELOPMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:           David Bauermeister Phone:             (360) 336-3727 E-mail:             David@agbizcenter.org NORTHWEST AGRICULTURE BUSINESS CENTER FUNDED FOR COOPERATIVE DEVELOPMENT [October 23, 2012] The Northwest Agriculture Business Center (NABC) has been awarded a third round of $175,000 in grant funding to … Continue reading

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Seattle Tilth Farm Works Open House

By Lucy Norris, PSFN Project Manager This morning I attended Seattle Tilth Farm Works Open House.  It was a dark and rainy morning but the last few miles of pavement leading towards the farm was beautifully framed by yellow and … Continue reading

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