Category Archives: Distribution hub

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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Northwest Agriculture Business Center Receives USDA Funding for Regional Food System Development

NABC and PSFN have received some good news! The PSFN project will be funded for the next two years with new Value Added Producer Grant funding from the USDA. February 28, 2012 (Mt Vernon, WA) The Northwest Agriculture Business Center … Continue reading

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Partnering to Ensure Healthy Meals for Child Care

The Youth and Family Empowerment (YFE) division of Seattle Human Services and PSFN have partnered once again to help connect healthy foods to our community. Last week we sponsored two training sessions for cooks at child care centers. Once again, … Continue reading

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Seattle Wholesale Growers Market Gathers Steam!

(…continued from Summer Seasonal Newsletter) Not to be confused with PSFN’s Wholesale Markets, this cooperative of growers from Washington, Oregon, and Alaska brings together the best the Pacific Northwest has to offer in locally grown cut flowers, greens and ornamentals. … Continue reading

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2011 Wholesale Market Season Announced – Now Seeking Buyers!

The details for the second season of PSFN Wholesale Markets are officially released! These business-to-business local food aggregation sites (in Seattle and Mount Vernon) will be open for business beginning the third week in July, and PSFN is now actively … Continue reading

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F2T Partners visit F2T Producer 21 Acres

Today Karen and Emma, PSFN’s Farm to Table (F2T) team were joined by other members of the F2T Partnership on a tour of 21 Acres in Woodinville.  F2T representatives from WSDA and Aging and Disability Services (ADS), as well as … Continue reading

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Member Highlight: Nuri Aydinel, Crown Pacific Fine Foods/Eat Local Distribution

Tell us a little bit about your background. I came to Washington when I was 16 as a foreign exchange student from Turkey.  My family has been farming primarily cotton in Turkey so I have a little background with that.  … Continue reading

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LAST CALL! Final Week of Seattle/Skagit WholeSale Markets

The Seattle/Skagit WholeSale Markets come to a close this week. NOW is the last opportunity to see WholeSale quantities and pricing in a unique Market setting. Support your local farmers and food producers in your own backyard. A free and … Continue reading

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Seattle WholeSale Market Press Release

“The wholesale market at Whole Foods Market Interbay store offers a great opportunity for local producers to make new direct market connections with a variety of institutional buyers, from restaurants to school districts and hospitals.” Mary Embleton, Cascade Harvest Coalition. … Continue reading

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