Category Archives: Institutional Markets

Seattle Wholesale Growers Market Celebrates 1st Anniversary!

Contributed by NABC Project Manager, Jeff Voltz The Seattle Wholesale Growers Market celebrated its first anniversary on Wednesday, May 2 at its old fashioned brick historic warehouse building in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood. The producer-owned cooperative of 19 members from Washington, … Continue reading

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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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PSFN Sponsorship Showcase: Meritage Handcrafted Soups

Continued from Spring 2012 Newsletter… Meritage Handcrafted Soups has been a sponsor of PSFN for over a year. Owned by Shannon Moshier, Bruce Rowe, and Jeff Fisher, and based in Redmond, Meritage crafts signature soups by fusing old world cooking … 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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F2T Work Continues To Increase Healthy Food Access in Underserved Communities

Continued from Spring 2012 Newsletter For the last 18 months, the Puget Sound Food Network has played a key role in a public health partnership led by City of Seattle Human Services Aging and Disability Services called Farm to Table … Continue reading

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NABC Unveils Farm-To-Workplace CSA Program at Providence Hospital

Continued from Spring 2012 Newsletter NABC launched a new Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program last week for staff members of Providence Hospital in Everett at the hospital’s Earth Day Celebration April 18th and 19th. In a CSA program, consumers directly … Continue reading

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University Foodservice Tour of Whatcom County Producers

For the past 9 months, NABC has been partnering with the Real Food Challenge, working together to get more locally-produced and community-based products into college and university dining service in WA. The goal of each campus taking on the Real … 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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Strength Through Diversity: People, Products, Markets

By PSFN’s Communications and Outreach Coordinator, Emma Brewster On Thursday, Cascade Harvest Coalition hosted the Olympic Peninsula Farm to Table Trade Meeting in Port Townsend. The overwhelming theme of the day was the importance of diversity: diversity of knowledge, experience, … Continue reading

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