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NABC’s Starting Your Business Workshop Oct 24th

REGISTER NOW : STARTING YOUR BUSINESS Laying down the foundations for success and avoiding trouble down the road are critical considerations when launching a new enterprise.  Lacking of planning is one of the  biggest factors in business failure – don’t learn the hard way!  … 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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Harborview Hospital Receives Farm Fresh Food

Harborview Medical Center (HMC) in Seattle is offering a Farm Fresh Salad Kit to go in their cafeteria. And it has been an instant hit with their customers.The $6.50 bag offers a selection of organic veggies for the person on … Continue reading

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Whidbey Island Grown Week Begins September 29th

Whidbey Island Grown Week is a 10-day celebration of local products, services, and experiences. The events begin September 29 and conclude October 8, and will showcase all 50 Whidbey Island Grown members that will organize at least one idea, special … Continue reading

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