Category Archives: Logistics

NABC Partners with 21 Acres Center for Local Food and Sustainable Living

Northwest Agriculture Business Center (NABC), through the Puget Sound Food Network (PSFN), has joined forces with 21 Acres Center for Local Food and Sustainable Living to contribute to a sustainable, environmentally and economically sound agricultural industry by fostering relationships and … 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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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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New Partnership Benefits Poultry Producers in Northwest Washington

A new partnership between the Snohomish Co-op and the Northwest Agriculture Business Center (NABC) has been announced that will benefit local small scale poultry producers.  Adding to the rental program already established in Mount Vernon and Oak Harbor, a third … 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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CPPW Farm to Table Update

Puget Sound Food Network announced in July our involvement in a new and unique Farm to Table project designed to cater to some of Seattle’s most underserved senior citizens.  This pilot project will make fresh, healthy foods accessible to seniors … Continue reading

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Seattle WholeSale Market- Only 2 More Weeks!

    Visit PSFN and learn more about the pilot market and watch a short video of the Seattle WholeSale Market launch on Wednesday, September 15! http://www.agbizcenter.org/seattle-market/  

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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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