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Washington State Department of Corrections Seeks Local Farm Vendors

Washington State Department of Corrections has embraced the challenge to improve sustainability in its facilities.  Several prisons already have inmate garden programs.  To build on this effort, they are launching a local produce purchasing pilot program at Stafford Creek Corrections … Continue reading

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Washington's Agricultural Statistics/ Top 10 Commodities

Today, the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service released the 2008 figures for Washington State’s agricultural value and the top forty commodities. What’s changed since 2007? Overall, Washington State’s agricultural production value has decreased from $8.32 billion in 2007 to $7.88 … Continue reading

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