BBB Announces $10,000 Scholarship Winner

Better Business Bureau Northwest + Pacific is proud to announce Jonah Shin as the 2018 Students of Integrity Scholarship winner! Shin is a senior at Olympia High School with plans to study Computer Science in the fall. Shin competed against more than 250 applicants from Alaska, Hawaii, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Washington and Western Wyoming. On…

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Olympia Farmers Market’s Fresh Bucks Program Allows Low-Income Shoppers Double the Veggies (and fruit, and meat and baked goods)

Data from the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services states that of the 267,000 people residing in Thurston County, 73,231 receive state-provided economic assistance services and of those, 50,712 receive Basic Food Assistance. “While we cannot correlate which of those Thurston County residents are Market shoppers, data from a 2017 Rapid Market Assessment…

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