In 2022, Elaine; owner of Old Homestead Alpacas in Walla Walla; applied for a Pacific Northwest Brighter Future Fund award through the American Farmland Trust. For Elaine, wind is a significant challenge to the flower subscription that she offers from the flowers she grows. Learn more on how she has gained financial support through AFT’s Brighter Future Fund.
Read American Farmland Trust’s guidebook that provides agricultural landowners with the tools and skills to make informed decisions on solar leasing, and to better anticipate production losses and avoid costly legal conflicts.
The Veteran Women for the Land project aims to foster a community of practice among veteran women farmers in the Pacific Northwest through a series of listening sessions, Learning Circles, and convenings. Our project offers both in-person and virtual learning opportunities tailored to the participants’ interests, providing veteran women with the necessary skills, training, and experience they need to be successful in agriculture.
AFT’s Farmers Combat Climate Change project in the Pacific Northwest aims to elevate the role of farmers and farmland to adapt to and mitigate the effects of climate change.
Washington state policy is AFT’s work to engage in conversations around policies that impact farmland and ranchland in Washington and provide current information to AFT members.
AFT’s Farmland for a New Generation helps beginning farmers find land and retiring farmers keep their land in agriculture in the Pacific Northwest.
Discovery Farms® is a farmer-led on-farm research program that evaluates the effectiveness of on-farm conservation practices in King County, Washington.
AFT helps women farmers and landowners protect their land and embrace conservation.