We are PCC Farmland Trust, a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) land trust whose mission is to secure, preserve and steward threatened farmland in the Northwest, ensuring that generations of local farmers productively farm using sustainable, organic growing methods. The Farmland Trust takes its mission one step further by working to place farmers on rescued property, actively producing food for the local community.
To date, PCC Farmland Trust has saved nine farm properties, totaling 1264 acres, that support 13 organic farms. Our preservation work spans the state of Washington. Visit our Farms page to explore the regions where we’re active, and to learn more about the individual farms we’ve preserved since 1999.
We are very saddened to share that Gary Fisher has passed away. Gary and his wife Lois donated the easement of their Camelot Downs Farm to the Farmland Trust in 2010. The Fishers have dedicated their farm and their retirement years to cultivating and teaching about heritage breed animals through 4H, farm tours, and community involvement. Gary was passionate about educating the public about sustainable pasture management, holistic livestock health, and good stewardship… READ MORE
Local Chefs for Local Farms, March 18th at Agrodolce
Our 2014 Local Chefs for Local Farms dinner series is kicking off with a bang! Our longtime friend, board member, and creator of the series, Maria Hines, will host another deliciously local evening, this time at her Fremont trattoria, Agrodolce. Join us on March 18th for four-courses with wine pairings and a thoughtful discussion with farmer, chef, and Farmland Trust staff and board. [Learn more and register.]
Consider Monthly Giving
Monthly gifts provide the Farmland Trust with simple, steady and cost-effective support. Consider setting up an ongoing donation and help save local organic farmland forever, every month. [Sign up here.]
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Many food companies and sustainably-minded businesses support farmland conservation by making donations to PCC Farmland Trust. Learn more