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Features on our partners and supporters, and updates on our work in the community.


Help make and collect masks for farms in need

Farm owners, farmworkers, and farmers market vendors across Washington are essential workers with limited access to personal protective equipment (PPE). In response, we are collecting masks to donate to farmers across the Puget Sound region. To date, we have secured mask donations for folks located in Pierce and Snohomish Counties thanks to our friends at…

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Responding to emerging farmer needs in light of COVID-19

Long before this global pandemic, farming was always a job that required incredible resilience, dedication, and creativity. Today, the COVID-19 crisis only adds to the many challenges that farmers already face, from narrow margins and tough working conditions to rapidly rising land prices and the uncertainties of a changing climate. In addition, this crisis shines…

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COVID19 and our event this Earth Day

Today, we are reaching out to update you about the implications of the COVID19 outbreak on PCC Farmland Trust’s upcoming event at Town Hall on April 22. Guided by King County Public Health’s recommendations and the Center for Disease Control’s recent restrictions on gatherings of over 50 people, we are working closely with our board of directors and partners…

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5 Big Wins of 2019

What a year! 2019 was all about protecting the soil, rivers, and habitat that make up our farming ecosystem, making land affordable and accessible to the next generation of food growers, supporting farmers in their pursuit of sustainable practices, and forging new pathways and partnerships to sustain a future for farming in Washington. Here’s a…

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Powers Winery raises $250,000 for farmland

Today, we’re celebrating something special. Our long-time partners at Powers Winery have raised a quarter of a million dollars for farmland conservation, and we think that’s something to cheers to. For the last 12 years, Powers has donated $2 from every bottle of specially blended wine sold at PCC Community Markets stores. With every sip,…

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Connect + Cultivate: a conversation about Washington farmland

On Wednesday, October 2, we gathered together with a group of PCC Farmland Trust donors at the Phinney Center Community Hall for an intimate conversation about Washington farmland. PCC Farmland Trust Executive Director Melissa Campbell and organic dairy farmer Ryan Mensonides discussed the biggest threats to farmland, why protecting land matters now more than ever,…

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