Sep 14

2019 District Native Plant Sale Offerings Announced

Posted on September 14, 2018 at 8:56 AM by Allan Warren

Pacific Rhododendron, Photo Credit Randy SmithThe full pre-order list will be ready soon, but you can expect a great variety of wonderful native plants at deeply discounted prices in this year’s Annual Native Plant Sale, including the Red Elderberry (below) and Pacific Rhododendron (above) pictured here.

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Sep 06

Annual Harvest Tour to Celebrate Tacoma’s Community Gardens

Posted on September 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM by Allan Warren

Cover Option cThis September 15th the Annual Harvest Tour is back! This tour allows attendees to visit and explore some of Pierce County’s own community gardens, learn more about what’s growing and what’s happening in the urban agriculture community. 

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Sep 04

District Awarded $8 million for Farmland Conservation in Pierce County

Posted on September 4, 2018 at 12:05 PM by Allan Warren

Cover ImageAfter losing nearly 10,000-acres of farmland in the last decade, organizations throughout Pierce County have been working diligently to find ways to protect this important resource. With today’s announcement that Pierce Conservation District will be awarded $8 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to permanently protect 1,000-acres of prime farmland, the County just got a big boost in the effort.

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