Local Food …the uniting factor in economic growth, social improvements and environmental stewardship

2017-09-11T11:00:42+00:00

 Food is the common denominator for many of life’s best  activities. Celebrations, marking of holidays, community events,  and gathering of friends and family. And food is uniting us in  the South Sound. It is the currency being used for expanding  our local economy, improving community health, and caring for  our environment. There is a local [...]

Local Food …the uniting factor in economic growth, social improvements and environmental stewardship 2017-09-11T11:00:42+00:00

Founders of Local Success Story Address International Summit

2017-09-11T10:59:49+00:00

A Thurston County company, founded on the bedrock belief that private enterprise alleviates poverty, is being held up internationally as a model for social enterprises. Alaffia co-founders Olowo-n’djo Tchala and Prairie Rose Hyde delivered a number of high-profile addresses to U.S. and African officials at a 38-nation trade summit in Togo, West Africa the [...]

Founders of Local Success Story Address International Summit 2017-09-11T10:59:49+00:00

New Tool for You to Invest in Promising Local Businesses

2017-09-11T10:58:19+00:00

Ever thought of adding a local component to your investment portfolio? Do you like the idea of investing in a local business that needs capital you can get to know personally? If yes, then it’s time for you to find out more about the Thurston Investment Network (ThINk). ThINk is a membership-based network (no fees or cost) [...]

New Tool for You to Invest in Promising Local Businesses 2017-09-11T10:58:19+00:00

Why Are Companies Choosing to Develop in Thurston County?

2017-09-11T08:45:09+00:00

You don’t grow from one store to forty-four in less than 20 years without knowing how to find and select good locations. The Pacific Northwest’s largest independent pet retailer, Mud Bay, knows a lot about real estate and the significant role it plays in success. Marisa Wulff, co-CEO of locally headquartered Mud Bay, will [...]

Why Are Companies Choosing to Develop in Thurston County? 2017-09-11T08:45:09+00:00