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Read the latest business news and industry insights from the City of Vista Economic Development department. From biotech to breweries, Vista is a city of makers, individuals committed to working hard and making an impact. Scroll down to read the inspiring stories of the people and the businesses of Vista, California. Have a story to share? Send us an email.

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  • February 2019 - Local agriculture, new cat cafe, tax incentive application due in March
  • January 2019 - Olympic training facility, healthcare technology, and upcoming gazebo planning meeting

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Planting the Seed: Vista, a Growing Hub for Organic Farms and Sustainable Agriculture

January 24, 2019 by City of Vista, Economic Development Department

Frazier at Frazier Farms in Vista

Photo compliments of Frazier Farms: Frazier, whose grandfather Bill started Frazier Farms in 1971 in Escondido, said Vista is the perfect location for this style market.

Southern California is deemed one of the top organic agriculture hotspots around the U.S., so it’s no surprise that Vista is home to a cluster of organic and sustainable farms and markets that not only serve locals but also residents around the county and across the nation.

At Sunrise Farms, for example, employees grow, pack and ship certified organic and conventional citrus, including...

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Concrete Wave: New Skateboard Facility Pays Homage to Vista’s Iconic Skateboard Culture & Serves as Training Ground for Olympic Athletes

January 17, 2019 by City of Vista, Economic Development Department

Photo compliments of CA | TF: Legendary skateboarder and entrepreneur Tony Hawk, background, is a regular at CA | TF

A new skateboard facility in Vista will pay homage to the North San Diego County city’s  iconic skateboard culture and serve as a training ground for athletes training for the 2020 Summer Olympics. The new elite California Training Facility, built by California Skateparks, is the first of its kind in the world. The facility is already attracting elite talent from all over the world to Vista, elevating the City’s profile on the international stage...

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Tech Business Feature: Life-Changing Healthcare Technologies Developed in Vista

January 10, 2019 by City of Vista, Economic Development Department

Photo compliments of Exagen: The Exagen Diagnostics team

Vista may be known for its award-winning microbreweries, but there are plenty of other exciting things brewing in high tech labs around this innovative north San Diego County city.

For example, inside a highly specialized laboratory at Exagen Inc. off Liberty Way, scientists are working on groundbreaking tools to help physicians better diagnose and monitor autoimmune diseases such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis, giving hope to patients with major unmet medical needs...

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