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
Snow Creek Uncas Preserve grew by almost three acres in the final days of 2017. Incremental successes like this have added up to over 350 acres protected in the area.
Farmers Marko Colby and Hanako Myers have permanently protected Midori Farm, their 29-acre Quilcene farm, with the help of donations from the community.
This summer a call went out to the people of Port Townsend to save the trees along the State Route 20 “gateway” into town. The forest was soon to be clear cut, and $70,000 was needed to purchase the land and stop the logging.