Community and Economic Development
Washington state fairs map
Washington’s state fairs
A chat with Kelsey Knutson from the CougsFirst! Podcast
The CougsFirst! Podcast features alumni and leaders from Washington State University discussing their journeys to success.
Host Kelsey Knutson ’12 chats with WSM editor Larry Clark about the new podcast on the magazine’s own podcast, Viewscapes.
Listen to the episode on November 7.
Blue ribbon fairs in the Evergreen State
Oh, Christmas trees!
Fair man: Meet Greg Stewart
A friend sent him the quote “probably five years ago,” and it really resonated.
It summed up his feelings for agricultural fairs, declaring they “bring us together, and thereby make us better acquainted, and better friends than we otherwise would be. … the chief use of agricultural fairs is to aid in improving the great calling of agriculture … to make mutual exchange of agricultural discovery, information and knowledge; so that, at the end, all may know everything which may have been known to but one…”
It’s an excerpt from a longer text, and if you talk with Greg Stewart (‘71 Ag.) long enough—and he … » More …