The Artisan Food Center is the first building in the 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 Market & Nursery, Humble Honey, 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 & Nursery’s hours change seasonally. For Fall/Winter 2020, the hours are Tuesday – Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and for the Spring/Summer of 2020 the hours are Tuesday – Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call the BMS Co-op Market & Nursery at 509-731-3746 to confirm open hours.
The spaces are designed for energy-efficient food processing operations 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 [email protected], or via phone at (509) 382-2577.