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Farmers and Hobbyists Learn Techniques And Requirements Of Poultry Processing

Chickens and other poultry can be a great addition to a farming enterprise, whether commercial or hobby level.  Processing itself can be a mystery to the newcomer however, and regulations and food safety can be daunting.  To encourage more farmers … Continue reading

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Marketing and Branding Workshops Added This Fall

This summer NABC’s Jeff Voltz presented two 3-hours marketing and branding workshops for students attending Whidbey Island’s Organic Farm School. Topics covered included: • Market Feasibility and Choosing Viable Market Channels • Brand Development Marketing and Outreach • Pricing Concepts-Understanding … Continue reading

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Festival Of Farmers October 2017

NABC will be present at the Festival of Farmers being held at Viva Farms in Burlington, WA October 7 and 8th. The weekend will include a hands-on experience on what it takes to run a farm. The NABC’s Mobile Poultry … Continue reading

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Bounty Week: A Celebration of Snoqualmie Valley-Grown Food

NABC is partnering in an effort calling all chefs to join the Bounty Week celebration! For the week of October 13-19, we are asking chefs to produce special dishes made from Snoqualmie Valley-grown ingredients. Bounty Week showcases both local farms … Continue reading

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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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