ThurstonTalk’s Favorite Features From This Week – 6/9/12

first_imgFacebook16Tweet0Pin0Sunday morning is great for many things – lazy lounging, hot breakfasts, steaming coffee, and catching up on your favorite sources for content.  ThurstonTalk’s Sunday Summary ensures that you don’t miss any of our high profile content from the week.  Read positive information about people, businesses, and organizations doing good things in Thurston County.Start off your Sunday with ThurstonTalk.How They Do It: Ostrom’s Has Been Cultivating Nutritious, Delicious Mushrooms Since 1928I am a frequent mushroom consumer and was fascinated by the growing process.  Seriously, I had no idea and I pride myself on ‘knowing where my food comes from’.  Read up on Ostrom’s, our local mushroom growers.Robots Rule at STEM Robotics 101 CompetitionSo, not only do I not know how commercial mushrooms are grown, but I also have no knowledge of what it takes to build or program robots.  But, a slew of talented middle school students taught me.  Learn about their successes at the STEM Robotics Competition.  I can guarantee you will be impressed.Alumni Soccer Tournament Brings Olympia Community TogetherOnce you are done with your Sunday morning education, be inspired by local athletes who joined together in an alumni soccer tournament to benefit Friends of Mia, a local non-profit focused on offsetting health care costs for families affected by childhood cancer.Watch for our Sunday Summary next week.  In the meantime, be sure to follow us on Facebook to keep in touch with all the amazing stories from our community.last_img read more