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May 30

Planting at the Shelstad Farm

Posted to Habitat Improvement on May 30, 2017 at 11:39 AM by Allan Warren

Shelstad Planting
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...

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May 30

Let Us Know What You Think About PCC Farmland Trust’s New Project, Farm2Farmer!

Posted to On the Farm on May 30, 2017 at 11:24 AM by Allan Warren

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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

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Feb 05

Partnerships in Keeping Farmland Farmland

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.

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