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It’s National Potato Day!!!

Today is no ordinary day….It is National Potato Day! This day definitely ranks in the top days of the year right with National French Fry day (July 13) and National Potato Chip Day (March 14).  Potatoes in all of their forms are one of the most common staples that can...

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National French Fry Day

This week people across the country celebrated National French Fry Day (July 13). Could there be a better holiday? However, as the nation celebrated their love for french fries on social media and beyond most people don’t realize that Washington state leads the nation...

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WSPC Staff Growing Contest

2014 Harvest Season Right now potato growers throughout Washington are in full swing with harvest. The day has finally arrived when they have the opportunity to see how their hard work throughout the planting and growing seasons has paid off. However, the harvest...

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Potatoes and Football

We have just a few days eft to decide who will win this potato and football themed Ice Chest perfect for any tailgating event. (See below for all the great items that are included) The contest all started back during the Super Bowl hype. As you may remember this...

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Finishing The Bet!

As Super Bowl fever was sweeping the state, we couldn’t help but show our support for the Seahawks as they made their run through the playoffs and into the season’s biggest game. We decided to send a fun challenge to the Colorado Potato Administrative Committee (CPAC)...

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Culinary Student Competition Winners

After dozens of entries, two students from the Seattle Culinary Academy at Seattle Central Community College tied for first place in the recent culinary student recipe contest sponsored by the Washington State Potato Commission (WSPC). The WSPC sent out the challenge...

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We Have a Winner of the 10,001 Bags of Potato Chips

One in more than 1,200, those were the odds of somebody winning the 10,001 bags of potato chips that we gave away to celebrate National Potato Chip Day. For one month, people had the opportunity to “Like” the WSPC’s Facebook page and “Share” one of the contest...

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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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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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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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