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Win 10,001 Bags of Potato Chips!

National Potato Chip Day is one month away and what better way to celebrate than with some of your dearest family and friends? We want to make that day a little extra special for one lucky person. In honor of National Potato Chip Day, the WSPC is giving away 10,001...

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Showing Off Washington Spuds!

Last fall the Washington State Potato Commission (WSPC) sent out the challenge to all culinary students at accredited ACF culinary programs throughout the state. The mission was for them to show off their creativity with Washington State potatoes, an in return earn...

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2013 Season Comes to a Close

The 2013 potato harvest season has come to an end and this year the potato growers throughout Washington grew approximately 160,000 acres of potatoes. Washington provides the ideal combination of sun, water, and mineral-rich soil to provide the perfect conditions for...

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State FFA Competition

Each November high school students from throughout Washington get together for the State FFA Potato Judging Competition. This year around 100 students, from about 20 different FFA programs, met up in Moses Lake and gave their best shot at grading potatoes. With clip...

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Washington Grown

There is no doubt that Washington state is a unique place to live, work and play. When people think of Washington they may consider our dense forest, or the seemingly plethora of coffee shops we have, or even perhaps one of our volcanoes or any of the other numerous...

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There Is No Better Place

How Does Washington state stack up to other regions for growing potatoes. What makes it unique from other areas that produce potatoes. Find out as one of Washington’s own potato growers tells us all more. facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube JOIN OUR MAILING LIST...

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Festive Fourth Potato Salad

Festive Fourth Potato Salad Red, White & Blue Potato Salad Originally featured on Cooking Light, Martha Rose Shulman 2 cups fingerling potatoes, halved lengthwise (about 10 ounces) 2 cups small red potatoes, quartered (about 10 ounces) 2 cups small blue potatoes,...

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What is Integrated Pest Management

What is Integrated Pest Management? Listen to potato farmer Stacy Kniveton explain how integrated pest management is critical to Washington potato farming. The best definition of Integrated Pest Management is the use of specific products to target specific insects or...

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Fryday Friday with the Seattle Mariners

The Washington Potato Commission is proud to support Seattle Mariners baseball. Join us for every Friday home game this season for Fryday Friday. One lucky row will win a free order of Washington Potatoes french fries during the game. Will you be a lucky winner?...

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Grilled Hasselback Potatoes with Garlic and Parmesan

Ingredients: • 4 medium Washington russet potatoes, scrubbed • 4 large cloves garlic, thinly sliced • 4 oz Parmesan cheese (2oz thinly sliced, 2oz grated) • 2 tablespoons olive oil • Kosher salt • Freshly ground black pepper Procedure: 1. Cut off a thin slice of each...

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