Category Archives: Value Added

NABC Visits Bukhari/Waqas Muslim Slaughterhouse in Duvall

NABC paid a visit to the newly opened S.I. Bukhari/Waqas Muslim Slaughterhouse in Duvall, WA, a family owned and operated USDA inspected establishment. Visiting the facility in person allowed staff to view the processing line and to talk with owner … Continue reading

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Cider and Mead Festival Saturday May 12, 2012

This Saturday, Northwest hard cider and mead producers including Finnriver, Westcott Bay Traditional Cider, Eaglemount Wine & Cicer, Sky River Mead, Alpenfire Cider, Methow Valley Ciderhouse, Tieton Cider Works,  Lopez Island Vineyards, Hidden Legends, and more will be gathering together … 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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F2T Work Continues To Increase Healthy Food Access in Underserved Communities

Continued from Spring 2012 Newsletter For the last 18 months, the Puget Sound Food Network has played a key role in a public health partnership led by City of Seattle Human Services Aging and Disability Services called Farm to Table … Continue reading

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A Hard Cider Culture Grows in Washington

NABC has offered classes in hard cider production since 2009. Recently, though, hard cider is growing in popularity by leaps and bounds (see articles, below).  Domestic cider production has increased from 1.2 million gallons in 2010 to 2.5 million gallons … Continue reading

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