Joyce Johnson helps protect more farmland in Skagit


September 14, 2022

Photo courtesy of Skagit County government


At 104, greater La Conner resident Joyce Johnson has taken a stand for farmland.

Last week she finalized, with Skagit County's Farmland Legacy Program, a conservation easement on her 57-acre property to permanently protect the land for agricultural use.

"My brothers and uncle were farmers, but they never owned their land," said the longtime member of the La Conner Civic Garden Club in a county press release. "They would be so happy to know that I own this land. My father would be, too. And now it's protected."

The property near the corner of Bradshaw and Calhoun Roads has been leased to the Ro...

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