Agriculture and food processing provide over 164,000 jobs in Washington

Agriculture

Did you know that 94% of Washington farms are small farms that sell less than $250,000 a year? Farming here in Washington is a bigger than most of us realize. Many Washingtonian families are farm families in some way. Our most common commodity here in Washington State is, of course, the apple. however milk, potatoes, cattle, and wheat round out the top 5. Whatcom County alone has over 1,400 farms. We are so lucky to live in a place that is able to grow so many amazing things and we are grateful to our local farmers!

For more information on agriculture in Washington, take a look at this informative info graphic.

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