Posted to Habitat Improvement on May 30, 2017 at 11:39 AM by Allan Warren
A big Thank You to all the volunteers who made the habitat planting at the Shelstad Farm possible!
Farming, habitat enhancement, and water quality protection all
came together on March 4 at the volunteer planting event near
Orting. In partnership with PCC Farmland Trust and the owners
of Shelstad Farm, Kim and Janet Shelstad, 30 volunteers planted,
tubed, and mulched 220 trees and shrubs...
Posted to On the Farm on May 30, 2017 at 11:24 AM by Allan Warren
Farmland isn’t farmland without farmers.
That’s why PCC Farmland Trust
is exploring a robust, localized pilot project in Pierce County that will increase opportunities — both online and in person — for farmland seekers and landowners to connect. The program, called Farm2Farmer, combines an online matchmaking forum with in-person engagement opportunities like
Posted to Conservation Corner on February 5, 2016 at 9:59 AM by Allan Warren
Last week, District staff joined our partners at PCC Farmland Trust
and Pierce County to celebrate two Orting Valley farms being placed into permanent preservation. The Shelstad and Harman Farms, representing roughly 80 acres of vital farmland for this area, are now safe from being developed into cookie cutter homes or shopping centers.