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PSFN Partners with Skagit Food Coop. Successful Launch of the Skagit WholeSale Market Results

Yesterday morning, June 24th, area food producers gathered in the covered parking lot of the Skagit Valley Food Co-op to sell their products to a variety of new and existing wholesale customers.  In less than two hours, sixteen Skagit and … Continue reading

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Seeking Buyers for the Skagit WholeSale Market Thursdays starting June 24th

“This project is the result of local food stakeholders banding together to re-assemble and re-integrate a food system by returning to an older way of doing business.  We’re not re-inventing the wheel, but putting the spokes back together – and … Continue reading

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Whidbey Island Ranchers Team Up To Sell Local

King 5 just put together a great complimentary article and video about Whidbey Island Grown and the recent Cooperative beef developments as highlighted in our recent article on the PSFN blog. King 5 also put together this great video. Take … Continue reading

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PSFN Member Recognized!

PSFN member, Skagit Valley Hospital has been recognized as the featured program for the Spring 2010 Washington State Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity Plan Partners in Action  Web site. Congrats to Skagit Valley Hospital! Find out more @ http://depts.washington.edu/waaction/ Skagit … Continue reading

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Washington State Department of Corrections seeks local farm vendors for Monroe and Aberdeen facilities

Washington State Department of Corrections has embraced the challenge to improve sustainability in its facilities. Several prisons already have inmate garden programs. To build on this effort, they are launching a local produce purchasing pilot program at Stafford Creek Corrections … Continue reading

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Cold Storage Facilities Now Eligible For USDA Facility Loan Program

WASHINGTON, March 17, 2010 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today said that the Farm Storage Facility Loan program has been amended to allow producers to build cold storage facilities to store their fresh fruits and vegetables. This program is part … Continue reading

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NABC in Action: Whidbey Island Grown

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Products on PSFN now

Check out this create word-cloud made up of all the available products from our producers on the Puget Sound Food Network. Join now to have access to all of these great products.  

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Can local food jump-start the economy?

A recent article from the Washington Post reviews further information which suggests that eating and buying local does wonders not only for the environment but also for the economy. After a long period of ambiguity, the verdict is in on … Continue reading

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2010 World Tulip Summit to be held in Skagit Valley

In 2010, the famous Tulips of Skagit Valley are getting a chance to be seen on the world stage. The World Tulip Summit, to take place April 13-15, 2010, first begin in London in 1900 and is coming to Skagit … Continue reading

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