Artisan Food Center


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 HoneyRey’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.

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.

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