Classes & Workshops


USDA Value Added Producer Grant Boot Camp Nov 1 2016

NABC is partnering with the USDA Rural Development Department to present a day-long workshop to support local agricultural producers with their development of USDA Value Added Producer Grant applications. This important USDA program has benefited many producers throughout the Puget Sound region with this past year’s grant amounts ranging from less than $50,000 up to $250,000.

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Access to Capital for New & Beginning Farmers Nov 8 2016

Farm businesses need access to capital whether it’s a new business start-up, a business expansion, purchasing land or new equipment, or building inventories to support a market expansion. All Beginning Farmers and Food Businesses are invited.

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Cider & Perry Production – A Foundation (November 14-18, 2016) Nov 14 2016 8:00am
Nov 18 2016 5:00pm

Peter Mitchell (Cider & Perry Academy, UK), one of the world’s leading authorities in cider production, will instruct to provide:
•A broad appreciation of the main styles of cider & perry, along with an understanding of the Cider Industry - including its historical development, its current position in the alcoholic drinks market and its future development
•Knowledge & understanding of the main principles & processes of cider and perry production
•Training in the practical skills necessary for the production of quality cider & perry
Additional class instruction by consultant Larry Pitts, HACCP expert.

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419 South 1st Street, Suite 200
P.O. Box 2924
Mount Vernon, WA 98273-2924

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