PUGET CONSUMERS CO-OP FUND IS AIMED AT PRESERVING ORGANIC FARMLANDS

SEATTLE -- Puget Consumers Co-Op here has taken a major step to ensure organic farmland in Washington will persist and flourish with the creation of a comprehensive Farmland Fund to secure and preserve prime organic growing areas.The specified areas include parts of Skagit Valley and the Dungeness Delta near Sequim, Wash. This area, Puget Sound, is the fifth most-threatened farmland region in the

SEATTLE -- Puget Consumers Co-Op here has taken a major step to ensure organic farmland in Washington will persist and flourish with the creation of a comprehensive Farmland Fund to secure and preserve prime organic growing areas.

The specified areas include parts of Skagit Valley and the Dungeness Delta near Sequim, Wash. This area, Puget Sound, is the fifth most-threatened farmland region in the United States, according to the Washington State University Cooperative Extension, and i

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