The Latest News

Updates on our work, plus the latest food and farm news — in Washington and beyond.


Helping fish habitat and farmland thrive

Washington’s best farmland sits within the rich, loamy soils of our precious 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, particularly near Reiner Farm – the 260…

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A change in leadership

Dear Friends, After nearly nine years of dedicated leadership and service, Executive Director Rebecca Sadinsky will step down from her position with PCC Farmland Trust in the spring of 2019. Rebecca has been planning for this transition for many months and believes that this change is coming at the right time for the organization. With…

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Join us for a PCC Cooks class to benefit farmland

Our long-time friends and founder PCC Community Markets have put together a perfect menu to celebrate local farms in their Farm to Table with PCC Farmland Trust series for PCC Cooks. All proceeds from the class will go directly to our campaign to protect farmland in the Puget Sound region: Our Farms, Our Future. Chef Abby…

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Public Comment Notice for PCC Farmland Trust’s Accreditation Renewal

As you may know, PCC Farmland Trust received its accreditation from the Land Trust Alliance (LTA) in 2013, a national organization that promotes voluntary private land conservation across the country. LTA’s land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Today, we…

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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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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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