Category Archives: Technology

Cider Culture: PSFN Visits Methow Valley Ciderhouse

On a recent visit to Winthrop, Karen Mauden stopped by to meet Richard and Lynne Wasson, Owners of the Methow Valley Ciderhouse. Their hard and sweet ciders come from their organic apples in the heart of the Methow Valley. Most … Continue reading

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PSFN Partners with Local Orbit — a Revolutionary Online Sales Tool for Producers

A few months ago the USDA announced the 2012 Value Added Producer Grant awards. Several farm businesses and organizations in Washington received funding including the Northwest Agriculture Business Center who received $300,000 for Regional Food System Development. With some of … Continue reading

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NABC Awarded Value-Added Producer Grant Funding from USDA

Continued from our Spring 2012 newsletter… A few months ago the USDA announced the 2012 Value Added Producer Grant awards. Several farm businesses and organizations in Washington received funding including the Northwest Agriculture Business Center who received $300,000 for Regional Food System Development. So … Continue reading

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Producer Co-ops and Small Farm Meat Processing

By Guest Contributor Jeff Voltz, NABC Project Manager Cooperation has provided a successful path for small to mid-size local meat producers to get their product to market. On Wednesday November 30 five members of the North Cascades Meat Producers Cooperative … Continue reading

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Member Training Sessions are off to a Good Start!

Yesterday, PSFN hosted the first of many PSFN Member Training Sessions.  These one-on-one, hour-long meetings are an opportunity for producers, buyers, and service providers alike to meet with your PSFN Account Manager and to ask necessary questions to help move … Continue reading

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Photo Galleries in Profiles

Now on PSFN, all members have the ability to add photos to their accounts. This is perfect for those hoping to familiarize potential partners with your brand, your business or your products. Those who view your member profile listing will … Continue reading

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Focus on Farming Photo Gallery

Thusday’s Focus on Farming was a riveting success for PSFN. We had a booth set up with the website running and staff on hand to take questions and help people sign up. Tim also put on a powerpoint presentation later … 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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PSFN's First Transaction

With our system on its way to full functionality, the Puget Sound Food Network is already making connections within the Puget Sound region. Our first official transaction took place yesterday when Growing Washington delivered products including cukes and a braising … Continue reading

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