Category Archives: Agriculture

23 Jan
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Michele Stelovich, President of the NW WA CLC & Edgar Franks, Organizer & Civic Engagement Program Coordinator for C2C, Jan 23

  Michele Stelovich, President of the NW WA CLC and Edgar Franks, Organizer and Civic Engagement Program Coordinator for Community to Community Development, Jan 23, 2018 Interview by Ken Winkes: Michele and Edgar explain the H2A program. For more information, ...

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17 Feb
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Speak Up, Speak Out: Bow Hill Blueberries

Host Clint Weckerly interviews local farmer and operator of Bow Hill Blueberries, Harley Soltes, in the fourth of a six-part series that examines the history of multi-generational farming traditions and the future of local agriculture in Skagit County. While Harley ...

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14 Oct
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Representative DelBene and USDA Secretary Discuss Agriculture in Mount Vernon

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today spoke with local farmers at Washington State University’s (WSU) Mount Vernon Research Center. “It’s an honor to host Secretary Vilsack in the beautiful and abundant First ...

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24 Sep
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Skagit County Receives Grant for Innovative ‘On-Farm’ Project

Skagit County has been awarded up to $900,000 in federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Economic Opportunity funds by the Washington State Department of Commerce for an innovative on-farm infrastructure project. This project represents a partnership between Skagit County government ...

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