“We want to create a cradle of sustainable innovation and invention on this farm.” – Gary Fisher
Camelot Downs Farm
Farm Name: Camelot Downs Farm
Location: Whidbey Island, WA; Island County
Date Protected: 2010
Current Farmer: Lois Fisher. (Formerly Gary and Lois Fisher. Read more about Gary Fisher’s legacy.)
Project Background: Gary and Lois Fisher donated their conservation easement to PCC Farmland Trust in December of 2010. Lois Fisher raises Colonial Heritage breeds, which are traditional livestock raised by farmers before the drastic reduction of breed variety caused by the rise of industrial agriculture. Colonial breeds have historical significance, strong genetic traits, and tend to be very hardy.
Property Description: Camelot Downs Farm’s 15 acres are made up of 9 acres of pasture, and 6 forested. They are certified Salmon Safe.
Website: There is no independent Camelot Downs website, but below is a short informational video about the farm.