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NABC provides Northwest Washington farmers with the skills and resources required to profitably and efficiently supply their products to consumers, retailers, wholesalers, foodservice operators and food manufacturers. Through these efforts we contribute to a sustainable, environmentally and economically sound agricultural industry thereby preserving our region’s farming heritage for future generations. Our work is made possible by supporters from government, the agricultural industry, the community, and consumers who share our values and vision.
Twin Brook Creamery Puts Milk Back in the Bottle
"we know we can count on good advice from NABC."
-Larry Stap
As if running a 250-cow dairy herd to produce milk for the Darigold facility in Lynden didn’t get them up early enough in the day, Lynden area farmers Larry and Debbie Stap and daughter Michelle and her husband Mark Tolsma decided to take on the challenge of bottling their own
milk and marketing a custom dairy product to retailers and consumers.

NABC coached the Staps in developing a marketing plan and introduced them to key individuals in the retail grocery trade. Read more...
Haggen, Inc. and NABC Team Up
HaggenNABC has partnered with Haggen, Inc. to assist producers in product development and marketing. This effort kicked off October 27th, 2006 in Burlington with a New Item Authorization Workshop. The workshop is evidence of Haggen’s strong
commitment to purchasing local agricultural products. Since the workshop, a number of local producers have prepared their products for the retail environment and presented them to the Haggen product managers for consideration. Read more...
Looking for a Few
Good Farmers…
cheeseNABC and Washington State University Extension will co-host a value-added product development course for farmers in Northwest Washington. Read more...