Working with our community, Jefferson Land Trust has protected 17 local farms (more than 1,300 acres of agricultural land) in Jefferson County, so it was a real pleasure to celebrate our farming community during the 20th Annual Jefferson County Farm Tour the weekend of September 16-18! Land Trust staff and board members were hosted on […]
The 20th Annual Jefferson County Farm Tour is coming September 16th – 18th, 2022! On Saturday the 17th and Sunday the 18th, Land Trust staff and Board members will have a table set up at Kodama Farm & Food Forest so please come by and say hello! We’re looking forward to joining our community in […]
This month, Jefferson Land Trust, Jefferson LandWorks Collaborative, and other community partners hosted two “open houses” at Kawamoto Farm in Quilcene. The site visits were offered to the 65 parties who submitted letters of interest following a request for proposal (RFP) process that offered farmers a unique opportunity to apply to purchase the 148-acre historic […]
In partnership with our community, Jefferson Land Trust has helped protect more than 17,400 acres of our area’s most important places — including 17 local farms. During Jefferson County Farm Tour on the weekend of September 18-19, you can visit four local farms permanently protected by Jefferson Land Trust — Compass Rose Farms, Finnriver Farm […]
Jefferson Land Trust is pleased to announce that protection is underway for Kawamoto Farm, a historic dairy north of Quilcene owned and farmed by the Japanese American Kawamoto family for the last 100 years. Private donations and recently secured Navy REPI (Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration) funding — like that used to protect Ruby Ranch, […]
The long-awaited capital budget passed in January, and included crucial funding for a top-priority local farm project. And it’s one that brings a smile to our faces: We can now move forward on the work to protect Serendipity Farm in Quilcene
Thanks to your support, it has been an incredible year for protecting local farms, forests and wildlife habitat. Jefferson Land Trust is a grass-roots group founded on the involvement of community members. Together, we accomplish more than we ever could as individuals. This work is done on your behalf, with your help, and it is only possible through the passion and generosity of our community of supporters.
Farmers Marko Colby and Hanako Myers have permanently protected Midori Farm, their 29-acre Quilcene farm, with the help of donations from the community.