Monthly Archives: June 2017

New MPPU Processing Equipment Soon To Go Into Service

NABC has just taken delivery of a brand new piece of equipment for the Mobile Poultry Processing Unit – a lung and organ vacuum!  Once assembled, it will be installed on the MPPU and the crew will be trained on … Continue reading

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Upcoming NABC Workshops on Poultry & Produce

The next two NABC events are coming up very soon: the Prepping Your Produce For the Market tour on June 28th, and Hands-On Poultry Processing on July 12th. Prepping Your Produce is a Skagit Valley-based tour where  post-harvest activity and logistics will be … Continue reading

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Ranching for Resilience—A Field Day for Producers and Consumers

Learn how a Holistic approach to livestock grazing and ranch management is healthier for the land and the climate, and better for producers and consumers, too.  For more information and registration, please see: http://pnchm.org/educational-opportunities/ranching-for-resilience-bellingham-field-day/   

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Business and Production Classes for Island Farmers

Three of the region’s farm education organizations have formed a partnership to support beginning farmers and ranchers in San Juan and Island counties. The Northwest Agriculture Business Center, the Organic Farm School, and WSU-Extension will host classroom and practicum workshops … Continue reading

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NABC Helps Launch Cascadia Cooperative Farms

NABC has been working with Cascadia Cooperative Farms (CCF) egg and pastured poultry cooperative in King and South Snohomish Counties to provide technical assistance, market development, and business planning services. CCF brings together small local farms raising pastured poultry to … Continue reading

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Twin Sisters Market Gearing Up For 2017 Mobile Farmers Market

Twin Sisters Market’s fresh, locally-grown produce is now available on Saturdays at Nugent’s Corner (where Highway 9 and Mt Baker Highway 542 meet) from 9 am to 3 pm and at the North Fork Library (7506 Kendall Rd, Maple Falls) … Continue reading

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NABC Promotes New Bilingual Services In Effort To Reach Out To The Latino Community

In a new initiative to expand its services to the Latino Spanish-speaking population in northwestern Washington, NABC is taking steps to create a culturally and linguistically welcoming environment for Latino farmers and food businesses looking for support to start or … Continue reading

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A Busy Season For Puget Sound Food Hub

The Puget Sound Food Hub Cooperative has been very busy this last quarter gearing up for what we anticipate to be our biggest season yet in farmer sales.  It has been very helpful to have formed several committees, and we’ve … Continue reading

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Waterfowl Processing Available

Did you know NABC’s Mobile Poultry Processing Unit  processes waterfowl?  We can process anywhere from 70 to 150 ducks in a day.  We’re researching geese technique this week and preparing to train the crew.  Contact the NABC office for more … Continue reading

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El MPPU Empieza la Temporada 2017 en Startup, WA

La Unidad Procesadora Móvil de Aves de Corral o Pollos dala bienvenida a dos nuevos miembros deequipo para la temporada 2017. Jennifer y Miguel (#2!) se unirán a Cristina y Miguel (#1!) como laUni-dad está empezando la presente temporada. Nuestro … Continue reading

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