Potato Planting

Planting Washington Potatoes- Potatoes are planted in Washington during the spring. Planting will begin in some areas of the state during early March and will continue throughout April for the majority of fields around the state. Planting is the critical first step to...

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...

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...

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)...

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...

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...