Thurston Economic Development Council Receives USDA Food Hub Grant

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded the Thurston Economic Development Council (EDC), the Washington State University (WSU) Thurston County Extension and the Northwest Agriculture Business Center (NABC) a Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP) Planning Grant to develop a Southwest Washington Food Hub. LFPP offers grant funds to support the development and expansion of local and regional food business enterprises to increase…

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Thurston County Economic Development Council Measures SPSCC Economic Impact at $930 Million

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) was recently the subject of an economic impact study generated by the Thurston County Economic Development Council. The report highlights SPSCC’s total economic impact to Thurston County, which measures $930 million and 6.9% of the Gross Regional Product. ”We take our 6,000 students and move them into the community…

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