Posts Tagged ‘Community Farm Connection

Fresh Sheet for Sellers | September 25 – October 1, 2012

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 by

The FoodHub Fresh Sheet is a rundown of what’s popping in the community this week.

How-To FoodHub: Looking for a commercial kitchen space or processing facility? The ‘Services‘ tab in the FoodHub Marketplace is the perfect place to advertise your needs.

Product Alerts

Poking around for plums.

CLALLAM CANNING COMPANY – This small-batch pickling and canning company in Port Angeles,WA, sells their product wholesale by the case to retail and restaurants and at the Port Angeles Farmers’ Market. To create their specialty good they need local producer partners to provide them with plums.

SHERMAN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT  – This small district that serves 250 students in Moro, OR, is interested in finding fruit through farmers. They would like to get a line on local plums so send them a message if you’re close.

COMMUNITY FARM CONNECTION – Located in Wenatchee, WA, this CSA gathers goods from local farmers, packages and distributes them to consumers in the community. If you produce sustainable plums they may be interested in speaking with you. Send them a message to introduce yourself.

Marketplace Updates

Fall fruits and veggies.

David Douglas School District in Portland is looking for pre-packaged dried FRUIT in ¼ cup portions. They would ideally like it to be a mix of cranberries and blueberries, but are open to other options as well. Respond to their Marketplace post if you have what they’re looking for.

A school near St. Paul, OR is looking for a farm that can deliver 200 small APPLES per week through the month of October. They’re working with the Ecotrust Farm to School Program to coordinate this connection so get in touch to provide an estimated price per pound.

Tumac Commodities, Inc., located in Portland, is looking for 2,000-3,000 lbs of organic green CABBAGE. They prefer product comes in 45-50lb cartons and needs to be palletized. Get in touch if you can provide them a quality product at that quantity.

Write your own post! Put an “Available” post on Marketplace to promote your own products.

Member Spotlights

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Community Events & Updates

 

Sept.26
 
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Marketing 101 Webinar
Sept.28-29
 
Spokane, WA
 
Inland Northwest Small Farms Conference
Oct.5-6
 
Seattle, WA
 
Cultivating NW Co-ops
Oct.5-7
 
Marrowstone Island, WA
 
2012 Northwest Permaculture Convergence
Oct.15-16
 
St. Paul, MN
 
Women’s Farm and Forestry Alliance Annual Gathering
Oct.23
 
Spokane, WA
 
WSDA Value-added Workshop Series – Fall ’12
Oct.24
 
Los Angeles, CA
 
Seedstock Sustainable Agriculture Innovation Conference
Oct.24
 
Wenatchee, WA
 
WSDA Value-added Workshop Series – Fall ’12
Oct.26-28
 
Greenville, SC
 
Carolina Farm Stewardship Association Sustainable Agriculture Conference
Oct.29-30
 
Cottage Grove, OR
 
Plowing with Draft Horses Workshop
Nov.9-10
 
Cary, NC
 
American Livestock Breeds Conservancy National Conference
Nov.9-11
 
Port Townsend, WA
 
Tilth Producers of Washington Annual Conference
Nov.10
 
Ojai, CA
 
Seed Production 101
Nov.12-14
 
Tacoma, WA
 
Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers National Conference

Fresh Sheet for Sellers | August 7 – 13, 2012

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 by

The FoodHub Fresh Sheet is a rundown of what’s popping in the community this week.

In this week’s Fresh Sheet: Buyers tuned in on tuna, and who wantt o put a cherry (tomato) on top of their seasonal sourcing. (more…)

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