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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

Out of Office: Time Away From the Cubicle

Friday, May 5, 2017 | Out of Office
This may be an old map of Walla Walla. . . but not much has changed! There are days when traveling in rural Washington truly feels like stepping back in time. What IS This Foreign Object? ... Read More

Out of Office: Time Away From the Cubicle

Friday, April 21, 2017 | Out of Office
  Paul and Paradisos del Sol. Winemaking in Washington is a booming industry and it is the passion of our winemakers. Combining that passion, a prime location with&nbs... Read More

Out of Office: Time Away From the Cubicle

Friday, April 14, 2017 | Out of Office
Owner Daniel Flathers is an artisan and creates extremely detailed furniture pieces, custom signs, and custom cabinetry for jobs small and large. You can find amazing things in East and Central ... Read More

An Expert’s Thoughts on the Toyota Kata Summit

Monday, March 6, 2017 | Lean
Steve Winters, Account Executive – Northwest Washington Steve has been associated with Impact Washington since 2000, with 10 years on the Board of Directors, two of which as Board Chair. He ha... Read More

Preventive Controls for Animal Food

Thursday, February 16, 2017 | FSMA
Craig Doan is an Account Executive with Impact Washington who has 30+ years in the food industry and academics specializing in food safety, food processing, and food product innovation. The FDA ... Read More