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Farmers meet Buyers, Buyers meet Farmers. Connect. Repeat.

Since it's inception in 2009, Cascade Harvest Coalition's Farm-to-Table program has connected over 1,000 farmers, food producers and food buyers and helped generate approximately $3.5 million dollars in new sales for growers and producers in Washington State.

By strengthening connections between local growers and food buyers at regional workshops around the state, we are actively re-building the infrastructure needed to ensure we have healthy, locally grown food in our institutions, like schools and hospitals, grocery stores and restaurants. 








 Upcoming Farm-to-Table Trade Meetings:

Registration is now open for the N. Central Farm to Table Trade Meeting on January 30th. Specialty Crop Producers and Buyers are encouraged to attend the event to network, market, and connect with local businesses. There will be informational panels on Farm to Table Innovations and Expanding your Marketing Mix. See the flier below for more information and visit to register!  

North Central Washington Farm-to-Table Trade Meeting

Join us for an engaging half-day event with two informative panel discussions as well as a chance to network with potential buyers and other service agencies.

Date: Friday, January 30th 2015

Time: 1pm - 5pm  

Cost: Suggested $15 donation

Location: Wenatchee Community Center, 504 South Chelan Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801

Host: Cascade Harvest Coalition

Attendees: Specialty Crop Producers & Buyers

*Refreshments & Materials Provided!


1:00 - 1:15pm Registration, Check-in

1:15 - 1:30pm Welcome address from CHC & Partners

1:30 - 2:30pm Session 1: Innovations in Farm-to-Table Partnerships in N. Central WA

2:30 - 3:30pm 15 minute networking break

2:45 - 3:45pm Session 2: Expanding Your Marketing Mix

3:45 - 4:00pm 15 minute networking break

4:00 - 5:00pm Speed dating, informal networking, survey

South Sound Region (Pierce, Thurston, Mason) Washington Farm-To-Table Trade Meeting as part of the 2015 Pierce County Farm Forum: Growing Opportunities 

February  27, 2015

Join us for a day of networking and mini conference full of opportunities to learn and connect, with engaging panel discussions on agritourism and foraging new local markets, farm-to-table networking session, a technical assistance fair, and a delicious local lunch.     

South-Sound Region Farmer-Business Networking

Eager to connect to local producers in the South Sound region at your restaurant, grocery store, campus, school, or hospital? Here's your chance to meet fabulous farmers and secure products before the rush of the planting season. Join us on Friday, February 27th, 2015 for a dynamic event focused on making connections with local growers and sourcing their products.

As part of Pierce County’s 2015 Farm Forum, from 1-3pm, farmers and buyers will come together to network and discover new opportunities for Pierce County produce in a variety of market settings: retail, restaurants, hospitals, schools, cooperative, and farmers markets. With your commitment to attend, we will feature you as an interested buyer on our event site ( Please let us know if you would like to send a buyer representative to this event no later than Dec 31st by following this link.Thanks and we look forward to seeing you on February 27th!

Signup HERE to attend the Farm-to-Table Networking Session

When: Friday, February 27, 8am-3pm
Where: Pioneer Park Pavilion in Puyallup, WA
Attend: $10 suggested donation, buffet lunch included, visit to learn more


2015 Farm-to-Table Trade Meetings in development:

Eastern Region (Spokane, Stevens) w/Tilth Producers of WA -  TBD January 2015

North Central Region (Okanogan, Chelan, Douglas) w/Tilth Producers of WA - TBD January 2015

West Sound Region (Clallam, Jefferson, Kitsap, Greys Harbor) - TBD February 2015 

NW Region (Skagit, Whatcom, San Juan) w/Sustainable Connections - TBD February 2015

South West Region (Lewis, Clark, Cowlitz, Skamanie) - TBD April 2015

South East Region (Benton, Franklin, Walla Walla) w/Tilth Producers of WA - TBD March 2015

South Central Region (Yakima, Kittatas, Benton, Klickitat) w/Tilth Producers of WA - TBD March 2015


What folks are saying about Farm-to-Table:

"You might have single-handedly saved a few farms today." Participant, Olympic Peninsula Farm-to-Table Trade Meeting, Sequim - 2013

"We made some wonderful connections, starting with three co-ops and Terra Organica carrying our truffles! Last on the list of 10 minute meetings I met with Art at The Markets...I had run out of truffles and thought this might be a good segue to sell our 38 acres of wild edibles ie, fiddleheads and nettles [to start]...He was elated and couldn't wait to send a photographer out to showcase us in their "really local" campaign for local producers. Thanks guys!  You made it a win win again!  Looking forward to Localicious 2013!!" Bellingham Farm-to-Table 2013

"The Farm-to-Table Trade Meeting in Mt. Vernon was a powerful catalyst for sales and several community initiatives, including the launch of the Skagit WholeSale Market. Whether you are a farmer, distributor, processor, institutional buyer, or retailer, I highly recommend the day as a way to not only share ideas and create partnerships, but increase your financial stake in our regional food system."
-Lucy Norris, Project Manager, Puget Sound Food Network (PSFN), a project of Northwest Agriculture Business Center

If you are interested in being involved in these events, are a community or ag support organization and would like a display space, or wish to be a sponsor, please contact Cascade Harvest Coalition at (206) 632-0606. 

Past Farm-to-Table Trade Meetings


Thank you to our generous sponsors