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PCC Farmland Trust and the City of Stanwood protect land for future farming

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Seattle, Washington | July 13, 2018 – PCC Farmland Trust has partnered with the City of Stanwood to protect 171 acres for farming in the Stillaguamish Valley. Nestled along the Stillaguamish River, the Johnson Family has farmed on this land for nearly a century, producing dairy and beef, peas for Twin City…

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PCC Farmland Trust launches land-matching tool for local farmers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Seattle, Washington – July 12, 2018 | PCC Farmland Trust has been protecting Washington farmland for nearly 20 years, working in lockstep with local food growers. In direct response to the land access challenges that farmers in the Puget Sound region face, PCC Farmland Trust launched Farm to Farmer, a tool to help…

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Let Us Farm’s 89 acres of ag land and habitat protected forever

A grain silo-turned-observatory towers above an old manure lagoon, now a tranquil pond and habitat for native birds. Goldfinches, red-winged black birds, and hummingbirds flutter from tree to flowering tree. A telescope on the deck peers into an osprey nest. Bee boxes sit stacked under a pear tree, swarmed by tiny pollinators. These 89 acres…

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PCC Farmland Trust preserves near-urban farmland with help from local investors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Seattle, Washington | On March 16, 2018, PCC Farmland Trust protected its 21st farm. Reiner Farm sits on 260 acres in the Tualco Valley, a concentrated area of commercial agriculture near Monroe, Wash., and has been stewarded by the same family for over 100 years. In addition to its prime soils, the…

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Farming in the Floodplain Project moves into next phase

After protecting farmland and building relationships in the Puyallup Valley for nearly a decade, PCC Farmland Trust signed on to lead the Farming in the Floodplain Project (FFP) in 2016 – a pilot project in the Clear Creek area aiming to meet multiple community and environmental needs in response to flooding. We saw it as…

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Staff Spotlight: Kate Delavan, Conservation Manager

Kate Delavan comes to PCC Farmland Trust after more than 10 years working across many points of the food system. From working in sales in the grocery industry and influencing policy for farmland conservation to helping make food more accessible to people across all income levels, we are thrilled to have Kate add her wealth…

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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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