Author Archives: Terri Hanson

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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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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New Processing & Food Product Safety Workshop for Poultry Farmers

The Northwest Agriculture Business Center has developed a rigorous class in poultry processing in partnership with the Organic Farm School on Whidbey Island.The hands-on workshop will be held July 12th, 2017 at the Organic Farm School in Freeland and is … Continue reading

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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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NABC Welcomes Alex Perez

NABC is pleased to introduce the newest member of the team, Project Manager Alex Perez. Alex will apply his Spanish language skills to helping NABC further mature our programs and services towards a bi-lingual format. As a Washington State Certified … Continue reading

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NABC’s Education and Client Services Expand to Latino Community

Supported in part with funds from USDA’s Socially Disadvantaged Groups Grant and in partnership with Viva Farms in USDA’s Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program, NABC kicked off agriculture business support services last fall specifically geared for the Latino farming … Continue reading

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Capital, The Fuel That Runs a Business

NABC held its Access to Capital Workshop on Tuesday, January 24 in Anacortes, WA. Attended by 23 small farm and food businesses, the workshop featured financing and representatives from programs that provide loans from less than $5,000 to more than … Continue reading

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