In recent years Skagit County has put in the work to protect and preserve historic farmland with their Farmland Legacy Program and has now added two new sites to their cause, permanently protecting another 60 acres... Read More.
Skagit County continues to be at the forefront of conserving agricultural land. This is due to the Skagit County Farmland Legacy Program which has a successful history in protecting both natural resources and agricultural lands. For good reason.The Skagit Valley’s fertile soil has been... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The latest atmospheric river storm to batter California has led to evacuations and flooded farmland. As the snowpack on the Sierra Nevada mountains melts, flooding in the Central Valley will remain a concern for weeks and months to come, experts say.There... Read More.
Skagit County’s Farmland Legacy Program has finalized three farmland preservation projects in the past three months, permanently protecting another 105 acres of farmland from residential development. The additional acres of farmland now under conservation easement protection bring the total protected farmland in Skagit County... Read More.
Farming has always had an important cultural impact in Skagit County, with the county maintaining one of the largest and most diverse agricultural communities west of the Cascades. With over 90 different crops harvested in the county, local farmers produce around 300 million dollars’... Read More.