Community

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


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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The Grain Gathering: Building an Interconnected Food System Through Bread

“100 years ago, 90% of us were home bakers,” Dr. Stephen Jones tells a crowd of sleepy bakers, farmers, and brewers at the 7th annual Grain Gathering. It’s 4:30am, and we are preparing for a sunrise wheat field walk just outside of The Bread Lab in Skagit Valley. In addition to serving as a research center for Washington State University plant breeders, Jones’…

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Intimate Moments: Life on the Farm | Photographs by Audra Mulkern

You might have read about Audra Mulkern in her recent spread in The Seattle Times. Or perhaps you’ve been following her since the early Female Farmer Project days. If you’re new to the Audra Mulkern fan club, welcome! Audra is a writer, photographer, and fair food advocate who is bringing farming and females to the forefront through the lens of her camera. In…

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Partner Spotlight: Badger Mountain Vineyard and Powers Winery

Powers Winery Founder Bill Powers, his son Greg, and co-owner Mickey Dunne of Badger Mountain Vineyard in Kennewick, WA have been pioneers for sustainable and acclaimed wine for decades. They were the first Washington vineyard to become Certified Organic twenty-five years ago — way before it was “cool.” They have also built a reputation for…

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