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Save The Date: NABC’s Wholesale Farming Success tour – “Preparing Produce For the Market,” June 28th, 2017

NABC is hosting a series of Wholesale Farming Success workshops and tours throughout 2017 to help farmers gain confidence and improve their wholesale operations.  Kicking off this series is a tour, “Preparing Produce For the Market,” scheduled for Thursday, June … Continue reading

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New Processing & Food Product Safety Workshop for Poultry Farmers

The Northwest Agriculture Business Center has developed a rigorous class in poultry processing in partnership with the Organic Farm School on Whidbey Island.The hands-on workshop will be held July 12th, 2017 at the Organic Farm School in Freeland and is … Continue reading

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Hands-On Poultry Processing Class on Whidbey

The Northwest Agriculture Business Center has developed a rigorous class in poultry processing in partnership with the Organic Farm School on Whidbey Island and WSU Extension.  The hands-on workshop will be held July 12th, 2017 at the Organic Farm School … Continue reading

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WSU’s Twilight Farm Walk

Learn how to manage healthy pastures for maximum nutrition. If you graze livestock, you know that a good grazing plan is paramount to the health of your animals and land, and ultimately to the success of your farm. Join us … Continue reading

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Biological Control Workshop in Mount Vernon June 14-15

Posted on behalf of Risk Management Agency: Please consider attending, promoting or being part of our event on biological controls. Working with biocontrols is an important part of IPM, organic or transitional growing for nurseries and greenhouses. The training includes … Continue reading

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Snohomish County Growers Alliance Open Meeting March 29th

Snohomish County Growers Alliance Meeting March 29, 2017 An evening meeting for farmers and would-be-farmers, at the Longhouse located at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe. Industry leaders will share their opinions on potential profitable crops that either part time farmers can … Continue reading

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NABC Welcomes Alex Perez

NABC is pleased to introduce the newest member of the team, Project Manager Alex Perez. Alex will apply his Spanish language skills to helping NABC further mature our programs and services towards a bi-lingual format. As a Washington State Certified … Continue reading

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NABC’s Education and Client Services Expand to Latino Community

Supported in part with funds from USDA’s Socially Disadvantaged Groups Grant and in partnership with Viva Farms in USDA’s Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program, NABC kicked off agriculture business support services last fall specifically geared for the Latino farming … Continue reading

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Capital, The Fuel That Runs a Business

NABC held its Access to Capital Workshop on Tuesday, January 24 in Anacortes, WA. Attended by 23 small farm and food businesses, the workshop featured financing and representatives from programs that provide loans from less than $5,000 to more than … Continue reading

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NABC Hosts Cider and Perry Orcharding Workshop

Soil in Western Washington, Oregon and British Columbia will be feeding the roots of cider trees in the future. A heightened interest in small acreage parcels is on the rise as new orchardists look to lease or purchase land for … Continue reading

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