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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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NABC’s Starting Your Business Workshop – Oct. 24, 2017

There are many critical details involved in starting a business. This class is geared towards providing foundational information to help new farmers and food related businesses to answer key questions such as, “What is required to start a business? Where … Continue reading

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Extension Risk Management Education Competitive Grants Program

2018 Request for Applications (RFA) Announcement Western Extension Risk Management Education Center (Western Center) Washington State University Extension Serving Farmers and Ranchers Through Targeted Risk Management Education Proposals are due by 5 PM, PST, Thursday, November 16, 2017 The Western … Continue reading

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A Few Spots Still Open in Upcoming CINA Cider Workshops – Register Today!

Space is still available in these three upcoming cider classes: CINA Cider Foundation Class October 9-13, 2017 WSU NW Research Center Mt. Vernon, WA Brianna Ewing, Instructor Online registration: http://cider.wsu.edu/event/cider-perry-production-a-foundation CINA Cider Foundation Class November 13-17, 2017 South Puget Sound … Continue reading

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NWIRC Angel Investment Fund Bootcamp Oct 21, 2017

The NW Innovation Center is hosting a bootcamp for applicants who might be interested in angel investing.  It is targeted to startups that are putting together their presentation materials or about ready to do that.  Details of the bootcamp are … Continue reading

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New MPPU Processing Equipment Soon To Go Into Service

NABC has just taken delivery of a brand new piece of equipment for the Mobile Poultry Processing Unit – a lung and organ vacuum!  Once assembled, it will be installed on the MPPU and the crew will be trained on … Continue reading

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Upcoming NABC Workshops on Poultry & Produce

The next two NABC events are coming up very soon: the Prepping Your Produce For the Market tour on June 28th, and Hands-On Poultry Processing on July 12th. Prepping Your Produce is a Skagit Valley-based tour where  post-harvest activity and logistics will be … Continue reading

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Ranching for Resilience—A Field Day for Producers and Consumers

Learn how a Holistic approach to livestock grazing and ranch management is healthier for the land and the climate, and better for producers and consumers, too.  For more information and registration, please see: http://pnchm.org/educational-opportunities/ranching-for-resilience-bellingham-field-day/   

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Business and Production Classes for Island Farmers

Three of the region’s farm education organizations have formed a partnership to support beginning farmers and ranchers in San Juan and Island counties. The Northwest Agriculture Business Center, the Organic Farm School, and WSU-Extension will host classroom and practicum workshops … Continue reading

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