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Hundreds of Acres of Organic Farmland Saved in Washington

"Yellow vines near hills" by winecountrymedia is licensed under CC BY 2.0

March 9, 2017 - 1:59 pm

Organic farm and pasture land is scarce in some parts of the country, and Washington state is no different. Find out why a recent purchase of 284 acres of prime organic farmland was cause for celebration; not just by PCC farmland trust that bought it and saved it from conversion into 59 estate homes, but by an organic dairy that’s now on the high road to expansion.

From the foothills of Mount Rainier in Pierce County, Martha Baskin of Green Acre radio brings us the story.

Yellow vines near hills” by winecountrymedia is licensed under CC BY 2.0