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Wilcox Family Farms taps state Work Start grant to keep pace with growth

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 | Manufacturing
Commerce awards funding for training, technical assistance to create 20 new full-time jobs over the next three years in rural Pierce County community OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Departm... Read More

My Summer At Impact Washington – The Bot Army

Friday, June 23, 2017 | Manufacturing
It has been a month and a half since I have begun my work here at Impact Washington. Salesforce has become my bread and butter, it would be disastrous if they took a financial fall. On a lighter no... Read More

Q&A With Sarah Stuart: What Happens When Lean Fails?

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | Lean
Sarah Stuart, Account Executive for North King County Gordy Anderson, President of Box One Solutions I recently received a question though our website.  To answer it, I decided to rea... Read More

Out of Office: Time Away From the Cubicle

Monday, June 12, 2017 | Manufacturing
Larry Oates, Alpha Winemaker of Sleeping Dog Winery, is not only an excellent winemaker, but a friendly and warm host for his customers. This small winery, less than 500 cases, produces different wine... Read More

My Summer At Impact Washington – Fancy Clothes and Gel Pens

Friday, June 9, 2017 | Manufacturing
It has now been a month since I began working at Impact Washington. In that time I have further immersed myself in Salesforce and also began working on several projects breaking down potential clients... Read More

Out of Office: Time Away From the Cubicle

Friday, June 2, 2017 | Manufacturing
Miguel Moreno, Account Executive Small & Rural Businesses It has been 4 months since I started making my trips to rural Washington thanks to  the Target Rural Enterprise Grant.  It... Read More

My Summer At Impact Washington – Settling In

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 | Manufacturing
Burlington, Vermont Having spent the last several years in Burlington, Vermont, I had always heard of the other artsy forest city on the far side of the country. Curious as to how this supposed ... Read More

Out of Office: Time Away From the Cubicle

Friday, May 19, 2017 | Out of Office
There were not always grapes in Coyote Canyon. First, it was an arid plot of land, used to test bombs in WWII. Then, the Andrews family tried growing wheat there, with mixed results. In 1953, th... Read More

Out of Office: Time Away From the Cubicle

Friday, May 12, 2017 | Out of Office
Okay, time to get personal. Some of my very personal interest are, in no particular order: Wine; I am from a wine region in Spain (Jerez de la Frontera) Airplanes, because c’mon! They are... Read More

The Produce Safety Rule and FSMA

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 | FSMA
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law on January 4, 2011. It is the most sweeping reform of the United States’ food safety laws in over 70 years. The overall objective of ... Read More