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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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Sip to a sustainable future

Tony’s Coffee, based in Bellingham, Washington, and PCC Community Markets have been supporting local, sustainable agriculture for decades. Today, the two companies have teamed up to produce a new coffee blend sold exclusively at PCC stores to benefit sustainable farming on both a local and global scale. The blend is called Terra Nova, and for…

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The Working Farmland Partnership: keeping ag land in production in King County

Access to farmland is one of the biggest challenges farmers face today. This is especially true in Washington, where the average price per acre of farmland has doubled in the last four years. Beginning farmers face significant barriers to finding available and affordable land to start their businesses, and established farmers often struggle to find…

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PCC Farmland Trust’s land-matching program Farm to Farmer expands to Skagit County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Seattle, Washington | As a farmland conservation organization, PCC Farmland Trust sees farmers as the first line of defense for protecting our region’s soil health for generations to come. Recognizing this idea alongside the land access challenges that our region’s farmers face, the Trust launched Farm to Farmer in 2018, a land-matching…

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