Posted on Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 by Megan

Fresh Sheet for Buyers | October 16 – 22, 2012

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

In this week’s Fresh Sheet: Get your gobblers and is it po-tay-toe or po-tah-toe?Secure your FREE Member Spotlight by taking the Member Survey – a $24.99 value! Stay tuned into your inbox: We’ll be sending you a personalized link to access the Member survey first thing tomorrow morning!

Product Alerts

Gobble.

TURKEYProvenance Farm in Philomath, OR, has 200 free-range, antibiotic free turkeys for holiday pre-order. Birds are available for $4/lb with on-farm pickup and $4.25/lb with delivery to Portland or Eugene. Holiday deliveries are made on November 20. Get in touch to pre-order part of the flock.

MORE TURKEY – Twenty heritage breed turkeys including Bourbon reds, Slates, Holland whites, and Pencilled palms are available from Growing Seeds Farm in Corbett, OR. Their birds are set to be harvested on November 10th, will range from about 10-18lbs, and are priced at $4/lb with a $35 security deposit. Product is only available for on-farm pickup so send them a message to arrange a meet and greet with your holiday fare.

Marketplace Updates

You say potato …

POTATOES including All Blues, All Reds, German Butter Ball, Yellow Finn, Yukon Golds, and more are available from Farmgate Organics in Trout Lake, WA. Five tons  of product are available for $1/lb depending on quality, cleanliness and whether potatoes are bought in a bulk bin or by the bag. Minimum order is 50lbs with potential for direct delivery within 40 miles of their location. Respond to their Marketplace post to get a full variety list and secure your sack ‘o’ spuds.

TOMATOES are being sold for $1/lb in anticipation of the oncoming from Akha Farm in Falls City, OR. Available varieties include cherry, pear, Roma, San Marzano and plum-sized red tomatoes and are chemical and spray free. Available for on-farm pick-up only so get in touch to secure your late-season bites of sunshine.

Tell producers exactly what you need. Create your own Marketplace post.

Member Spotlights

Member Spotlights put your business in the limelight and put your products in front of an audience of professionals and peers. We’d like to introduce you to …

Oregon Quinces in Independence, OR, will begin their harvest in late
October and continue through it November for their fresh-picked,
organically grown Willamette Valley quince. Their minimum order,
delivered to the Portland area, is 20 lbs at $2/pound with reduced rates
available for larger orders. They ship throughout Oregon and the PNW,
are the largest grower in Oregon, and their fruit is a great product for
innovative cider makers, distillers and bakeries.

The Member Spotlights in the FoodHub Fresh Sheet are paid advertising for the Members listed. To take advantage of this and other advertising opportunities give us a call 855-FOODHUB or email us at meet@food-hub.org.

Community Events & Updates

Oct.17-18
 
Portland, OR
 
Future of Our Salmon 2012: A Focus on Hatchery Policy
Oct.19
 
Davis, CA
 
Yolo Food Connect Summit
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
Nov.8
 
Online,
 
Webinar: Balanced Menus: Meat Reduction and Sustainable Meat Procurement for Health Care
Nov.9-11
 
Port Townsend, WA
 
Tilth Producers of Washington Annual Conference
Nov.13
 
Online,
 
Webinar: Nourishing a Hungry Nation on a Budget
Dec.3-5
 
Portland, OR
 
Western SARE Conference: Strengthening Agriculture’s Infrastructure
Jan.18-19
 
San Francisco, CA
 
Good Food Awards 2013
Feb.7-9
 
Portland, OR
 
Organicology 2013

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