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


Staff Spotlight: Farm to Farmer Coordinator, Amy Moreno-Sills

Amy Moreno-Sills has been a farmer and land conservation advocate for 20+ years. As owner and operator of Four Elements Farm in Pierce County, Amy is excited to help support the viability of farmers and farmland in that community through her coordination of the Farm to Farmer project at PCC Farmland Trust. Here’s Amy.  …

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Conservation across the Sound: our work in Snohomish County

Many of us know that the best farmland sits within the rich, loamy soils of our 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. Nestled right between…

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Preserving our landscape. Shaping our future.

What a year of change it has been. Wildfires engulfed the West. Hurricanes swept through the East. In the Puget Sound region, we became all too familiar with deep red sunsets and hazy, mountain-less skies. As our climate changed, urban and rural communities did too. Pierce and Snohomish counties saw more growth than anywhere else…

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Frankie & Jo’s strikes again with new Farmland Trust flavor

It’s back! Another seasonal flavor from Frankie & Jo’s that benefits PCC Farmland Trust. Dedicated to sourcing unique, local fruits and vegetables — Autumn Martin and Kari Brunson strive to make ice cream that is pure, intentional, and delicious. It is also vegan and gluten-free. We partnered with them on last month’s seasonal flavor, heirloom black popcorn, which…

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We’re Hiring: Farmland Conservation Manager

Position: Farmland Conservation Manager Reports To: Conservation Director Salary Range: DOE, based on 40 hour/week and full-year work Ideal Start Date: December 2017 About PCC Farmland Trust: PCC Farmland Trust secures, preserves, and stewards threatened farmland in Washington, ensuring that generations of local farmers productively farm using sustainable, organic growing methods. The Trust is a nationally-accredited 501(c)(3) land…

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Joel Huesby’s Dakota black popcorn…in ice cream form!

We’re so excited to announce a delicious partnership we’ve been brewing with Frankie & Jo’s, a plant-based ice cream shop in Seattle. Dedicated to sourcing unique, local fruits and vegetables — Autumn Martin and Kari Brunson strive to make ice cream that is pure, intentional, and delicious. It is also vegan and gluten-free. We partnered with…

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2016: A Year of Growth

Thanks to you, 2016 was significant in many ways. Together, we expanded our conservation imprint, deepened our support of local farmers, and enhanced the ecological health of our protected lands. From engaging with volunteers at our on-farm habitat restoration events, to closing on the largest farmland conservation project to date in Pierce County, last year was…

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