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5 Big Wins of 2017

2017 was a record year for PCC Farmland Trust, and we couldn’t have done it without you. By protecting our precious river valleys, supporting farmers in their pursuit of sustainable practices, growing our community of supporters, and increasing access to land, we are working to shape the future of this region for the better. Here’s a…

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Staff Spotlight: Farm to Farmer Coordinator, Amy Moreno-Sills

Amy Moreno-Sills has been a farmer and land conservation advocate for 20+ years. As owner and operator of Four Elements Farm in Pierce County, Amy is excited to help support the viability of farmers and farmland in that community through her coordination of the Farm to Farmer project at PCC Farmland Trust. Here’s Amy.  …

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Conservation across the Sound: our work in Snohomish County

Many of us know that the best farmland sits within the rich, loamy soils of our river valleys. But these valleys are treasured by more than just farmers. Rivers, salmon, forests, and urban life often all converge in the floodplain, right alongside prime farmland. In the Snohomish Valley, that convergence is amplified. Nestled right between…

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Celebrate #GivingTuesday at our Open House

Kick off the holiday season and celebrate #GivingTuesday with PCC Farmland Trust! We’d love to have you to our downtown office for an evening of good conversation, tasty food and drinks, great prizes, and more. You’ll have a chance to hear about our next forever farm, new projects and initiatives underway, and our progress with the Our Farms,…

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Preserving our landscape. Shaping our future.

What a year of change it has been. Wildfires engulfed the West. Hurricanes swept through the East. In the Puget Sound region, we became all too familiar with deep red sunsets and hazy, mountain-less skies. As our climate changed, urban and rural communities did too. Pierce and Snohomish counties saw more growth than anywhere else…

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Advancing Farm Sustainability: Behind the Scenes with Helsing Junction Farm

Below is our next video in the #AFSBehindtheScenes series, featuring Annie Salasky and Sue Ujcic of Helsing Junction Farm in Rochester, Wash. Learn how they’re using Advancing Farm Sustainability grant dollars to improve irrigation and conserve water on their farm.    

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Frankie & Jo’s strikes again with new Farmland Trust flavor

It’s back! Another seasonal flavor from Frankie & Jo’s that benefits PCC Farmland Trust. Dedicated to sourcing unique, local fruits and vegetables — Autumn Martin and Kari Brunson strive to make ice cream that is pure, intentional, and delicious. It is also vegan and gluten-free. We partnered with them on last month’s seasonal flavor, heirloom black popcorn, which…

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We’re Hiring: Farmland Conservation Manager

Position: Farmland Conservation Manager Reports To: Conservation Director Salary Range: DOE, based on 40 hour/week and full-year work Ideal Start Date: December 2017 About PCC Farmland Trust: PCC Farmland Trust secures, preserves, and stewards threatened farmland in Washington, ensuring that generations of local farmers productively farm using sustainable, organic growing methods. The Trust is a nationally-accredited 501(c)(3) land…

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