Olympia, Washington

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Olympia is the capital of the U.S. state of Washington and the county seat and largest city of Thurston County. The population was 46,479 as of the 2010 census, making it the 24th largest city in the state. Olympia is a cultural center of the southern Puget Sound region. Olympia is located 60 miles (100 km) southwest of Seattle, the largest city in the state of Washington. W


Olympia community action[edit | edit source]

Sustainability initiatives[edit | edit source]

Biodiversity[edit | edit source]

Capitol Land Trust - Procession of the Species

Climate action[edit | edit source]

Climate Solutions - Transition Olympia - Climate Action

Community currencies activism[edit | edit source]

Historic: during the Great Depression, the town of Tenino issued wooden currency.[1]

Cycling activism[edit | edit source]

Capital Bicycle Club - City of Olympia Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee - Community Build-a-Bike Project

Environment quality[edit | edit source]

Olympic Region Clean Air Agency

Food activism[edit | edit source]

Community Gardens in city parks - Community Gardens at The Evergreen State College - Farm Bank Project - Garden-Raised Bounty (GRuB) - Olympia Food Not Bombs - St. Mark Lutheran Church community garden - Thurston County Food Bank

Sharing[edit | edit source]

Media Island - Olympia Zine Library -


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