Farmland and farming community protection
January 25, 2023
Washington has a proud history of agricultural leadership. Here in Skagit County, we have one of the largest and most diverse agricultural communities west of the Cascade Mountains. Island County is home to an ecosystem of organic and school district farms, training programs and community supported agriculture. We have a lot to be proud of – and a lot to protect.
Agriculture should be home-grown and family owned. Local farmers mean a stronger local food pipeline, more robust local economy and a healthier environment through responsible, sustainable farming practices. Growing food is inte...