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School Spirit Photo Contest

Now that fall has arrived in Washington, high school events like football and volleyball are in full swing. So we got to thinking… what if we gave people a place to show off their school spirit AND help give back to a school in the process? So, for the whole month of October, we’re hosting the 2017 School Spirit Photo Contest.

Upload your photos of sporting events, homecoming, graduation… whatever you think is awesome about your school. Upload photos here: Once you’ve uploaded a photo, share it with your friends and have them vote to boost your spot in the rankings!

You and your friends and family can vote once per day and the school associated with the winning photo will receive a $1000 DONATION from Explore Washington State! Visit and click on the photo contest button or click the link below for full contest details!

Some photo entries:


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Cloudview Farms

Cloudview Farms – Ephrata, WA

Fall is one of my favorite times to travel with the family. Leaving Tacoma around 9am, our destination this Saturday morning was the annual Cloudview Farm Festival in Ephrata, WA. The forecast was sunny with a high of 65, but that was on the other side of the mountains of course.

Just past Snoqualmie, we stopped off to visit friends… let’s just say that a fire was a welcome sight. Even in the rain, Washington is still beautiful. As it turns out, getting over the mountains did the trick, and the it was clear skies from Ellensburg to Ephrata. Oh, and that farm festival…it turned out to be some serious fun.

About Cloudview Farms

Cloudview Farms promotes local agriculture through education and the growing and selling of high-quality sustainably grown produce. This non-profit farm serves as a safe space for farmers try out new techniques and ideas, and the entire operation is run as a non-profit. Considering that the average plate full of food on an American table has traveled 1500 miles before being eaten, Cloudview farms is a pretty cool resource for those living in Moses Lake, Ephrata and surrounding communities.

You can find out more information at