Artisan Food Center

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The Artisan Food Center is the first building in a new food processing park called Blue Mountain Station located in the historic town of Dayton, Washington. The Artisan Food Center is a 6,912 square foot building that houses 5 food processing spaces, a commercial kitchen, a small retail area, and a public restroom under one roof. All food processing spaces meet USDA and local health department requirements. The building was constructed to LEED standards, with top-notch energy efficiency.

Artisan Food Center Layout

The following diagram shows the general layout of the Artisan Food Center. Five indoor tenants, including the BMS Co-op Natural Foods Market, Bee Local Farms, Mama Swan’s Sweet Treats, Mary’s Candies, Rey’s Roast, and XO Alambic are housed in the building; one outdoor tenant, Verdurous Gardens, uses the adjacent outdoor garden space. The BMS Co-op Market is open on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

Food Center Map - June 2017

The spaces are designed for energy efficient food processing operation and can be modified to fit an individual business’ needs.

If you are a food producer who fits our model of sustainable, fresh, and artisan, and you’re interested in joining a team of like-minded businesses, contact us to see how your business could fit into our unique food tourism site. Please contact Jennie Dickinson at the Port of Columbia via e-mail at jennie@portofcolumbia.org, or via phone at (509) 382-2577.

For spaces available for lease in the Artisan Food Center, visit the Space for Lease page. For information on other building sites in the business park, please visit the Master Plan Page.