Monthly Archives: October 2017

REGISTER NOW! USDA Value Added Producer Grant Boot Camp

USDA Value Added Producer Grant Boot Camp Tuesday, October 31, 2017 8:45AM to 3:00PM Skagit Farmers Supply 1833 Park Lane, Burlington, WA 98233 Come learn about the USDA Value Added Producer Grant program this important USDA program has benefited many … Continue reading

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New, Year-Round Market for Farmers/Producers in Everett

Everett, WA— Farms & Market, a brand-new, year-round market and local foods retail space in downtown Everett is gearing up for a late 2017/early 2018 opening. Currently, the market is seeking farmers, growers, and livestock producers along with their feedback … Continue reading

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REGISTER NOW! HOW COOPERATIVES WORK-The Mutual Benefit of Processing, Marketing, and Distribution Cooperatives

The Mutual Benefit of  Processing, Marketing, and Distribution Cooperatives Tuesday, November 14, from 9AM to 4:30PM Northwest Educational Service District 189 1601 R Ave, Anacortes, WA 98221 6 Processing, Marketing and Distribution Cooperatives are coming to Anacortes to share their … Continue reading

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NABC Expands Services To Latino Population: Latest Success Story

Late last year NABC announced that it would be expanding its services to help the Latino community. We strive to help provide the opportunity for farmers to increase farm profitability, to evolve, innovate and flourish through value added products, and … Continue reading

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Farmers Cooperative Day at the Skagit County Fair

Working with Skagit Farmers Supply, North Cascades Meat Producers Cooperative, and the Puget Sound Food Hub Farmers Cooperative, NABC organized the second annual Farmers Cooperative Day at the Skagit County Fair on Saturday, August 12. Many fun activities were shared … Continue reading

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Farmers Learn How to Wholesale at NABC Post-Harvest Farm Tour

While every farmer knows that time during the summer months slips by in a flurry of picking and packing, an overcast Wednesday at the end of June pulled a group of farmers from their fields for the first segment of … Continue reading

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Farmers and Hobbyists Learn Techniques And Requirements Of Poultry Processing

Chickens and other poultry can be a great addition to a farming enterprise, whether commercial or hobby level.  Processing itself can be a mystery to the newcomer however, and regulations and food safety can be daunting.  To encourage more farmers … Continue reading

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Marketing and Branding Workshops Added This Fall

This summer NABC’s Jeff Voltz presented two 3-hours marketing and branding workshops for students attending Whidbey Island’s Organic Farm School. Topics covered included: • Market Feasibility and Choosing Viable Market Channels • Brand Development Marketing and Outreach • Pricing Concepts-Understanding … Continue reading

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Festival Of Farmers October 2017

NABC will be present at the Festival of Farmers being held at Viva Farms in Burlington, WA October 7 and 8th. The weekend will include a hands-on experience on what it takes to run a farm. The NABC’s Mobile Poultry … Continue reading

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Bounty Week: A Celebration of Snoqualmie Valley-Grown Food

NABC is partnering in an effort calling all chefs to join the Bounty Week celebration! For the week of October 13-19, we are asking chefs to produce special dishes made from Snoqualmie Valley-grown ingredients. Bounty Week showcases both local farms … Continue reading

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