Inslee visits Puget Sound Food Hub Cooperative while in Skagit County


Marissa Conklin

RECOGNIZING THE SKAGIT'S AGRICULTURAL BOUNTY – Gov. Jay Inslee wrapped up a day in Skagit County at the Puget Sound Food Hub Cooperative on Best Road. Farmer member-owners gave him a tour and discussed the co-op's purpose, growth and success.

Gov. Jay Inslee enjoyed a taste of Skagit Valley on several levels when he toured the Puget Sound Food Hub Cooperative near La Conner last Tuesday.

The state's three-term chief executive, who recently announced he would not seek re-election, nonetheless modeled all the ingredients of a campaigner as he spoke with and listened to area farmers and food hub General Manager Andrew Yokom.

Inslee repeatedly praised the cleanliness and efficiency of the warehouse site, a former potato shed located next to Christianson's Nursery on the southwest corner of Best and McLean roads.

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