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2019 WSNA Recipe Contest

Tuesday, 06 August 2019 Blog & News

Another successful year of teaming up with the Washington State School Nutrition Association is in the books! This year, the Washington State Potato Commission did things a bit differently-we decided to host the 1st annual School Nutrition Recipe Contest! Contestants from across the state submitted their USDA approved school recipes for a chance to win a free trip to the summer WSNA conference...

2019 NW Foodservice Show

Friday, 19 April 2019 Blog & News

Earlier this week the Washington State Potato Commission put on a popular exhibit at the Northwest Foodservice Show in Portland, Oregon. The target audience of the show was local restaurant owners and operators. Over the course of the two-day show, Commission staff members prepared French fries, handed out new recipes, peelers, and connected/educated attendees on Washington state potatoes in...

Chef Kirsten Helle at the NWWS

Monday, 04 February 2019 Blog & News

Tickets to the 2019 NW Women’s Show in Tacoma, WA are on sale now! This year's show will feature everything from cooking to beauty products. You don’t want to miss it…even Mario Lopez will be in attendance! WSPC staff and commissioners will be exhibiting at the show. Come check out our booth and see what “spin to win” is all about! Plus, you don’t want to miss Chef Kirsten Helle,...

2019 Seattle Rock 'n' Roll Marathon

Wednesday, 19 June 2019 Blog & News

On June 7-8th WSPC Staff and Commissioners were at it again exhibiting at the 2019 Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon. The purpose of this event is to come together and raise money to support St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Runners enjoyed great views across the city, and some runners got to sport some Powered by Potatoes swag. As a sponsor, WSPC had the opportunity to share information,...


Thursday, 21 March 2019 Blog & News

On March 9th & 10th WSPC had the opportunity to exhibit at the Northwest Women’s Show in Tacoma, WA. There was a lot of excitement in the air that weekend, and the crowds loved our chocolate covered potato chips, giveaway items, and chef demos, with an opportunity to meet the chefs in our booth after the demo! We would like to give a special thanks to the wonderful chefs- Kirsten Helle,...

2019 Olympia Potato Day

Friday, 01 February 2019 Blog & News

This week potato farmers gathered in Olympia meeting with state legislators, staff members, and agency personnel. Family potato farm perspectives were shared, communicating various challenges, and expressing the need to fund soil health research. The Washington State Soil Health Initiative provides a win-win opportunity for potato growers, the environment, and local communities. Growers also...

Bloomsday 2019

Wednesday, 22 May 2019 Blog & News

On May 3-5th WSPC staff were back at it again and exhibiting at the 2019 Bloomsday Tradeshow and Race! The purpose of this event was to come together as a community to support healthy lifestyles for our youth, families, and athletes. As a sponsor WSPC had the opportunity to share information, recipes, fresh potatoes and athletic gear with more than 30,000 athletes in Spokane. Athletes and...

WSDA Worker Protection Standard (WPS) - Train the Trainer Event – Mount Vernon, WA

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 Blog & News

This two-day bilingual (Spanish and English) program provides farm trainers with knowledge and skills to effectively deliver pesticide safety training for pesticide handlers and agricultural workers as mandated by the state and federal Worker Protection Standard regulations. Participants will be provided with EPA training materials and will complete four training modules to learn mandatory WPS...

2019 Washington Oregon Potato Conference

Thursday, 17 January 2019 Blog & News

The 2019 WA/OR Potato Conference and Trade Show is here! Each year this event continues to grow in popularity and still stands as the potato industry’s premier event. Our goal is to provide all of the attendees with an experience they can enjoy and find worthwhile. We hope to see you at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick January 22nd-24th! View the schedule below. 2019...
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