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The Latest News

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


Staff Spotlight: Tim Tetrault, Operations Manager

Tim joined PCC Farmland Trust in 2019, driven by his desire to build systems that help people and their environments flourish. Bringing nearly a decade of non-profit administration experience to his role as Operations Manager, Tim keeps the trains running at the Trust by providing direct support to the Executive Director and Board, and assisting…

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Help protect the Stillaguamish Valley

At PCC Farmland Trust, we believe that healthy farms make healthy communities. Well-managed farmland promotes soil health, water conservation, habitat protection, and climate resiliency. It produces healthy food, keeps rural economies thriving, and connects us to the natural world. This couldn’t be more true in the Stillaguamish Valley. Nested along the foothills of the Cascade Mountains,…

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Meet Melissa Campbell, our new Executive Director

Effective February 1, 2019, the PCC Farmland Trust board selected Melissa Campbell to be the next executive director of PCC Farmland Trust. Melissa joined PCC Farmland Trust in 2008, bringing a deep knowledge of natural resource conservation and land access barriers in the Puget Sound region. She began her tenure at the Trust by building its…

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Announcing our next Executive Director

Dear Friends, On behalf of the PCC Farmland Trust board, I am pleased to share that we have selected Melissa Campbell to be the next executive director of PCC Farmland Trust effective February 1, 2019. In our search process, the board sought a visionary executive director capable of leading the Trust as we expand the reach…

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Passing the torch: 3 reflections from Rebecca Sadinsky

As Rebecca Sadinsky prepares to pass the torch to a new executive director this year, she reflects on what she is most grateful for from her eight years at PCC Farmland Trust, and shares three pieces of wisdom to our organization’s next leader.  It has been my great joy and honor to lead such a brilliant…

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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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