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New Farm Acquired!

In May of this year, just as the pandemic was really sinking in, Lopez Community Land Trust purchased its second farm site to be preserved for Lopez food security. The 118 acres includes 21 acres of pasture, which had been leased for over thirty years by S & S Homestead before they retired. The property also […]

LCLT Annual Harvest Dinner

This year’s Harvest Dinner features our local 4th generation farmer Faith Van De Putte. Faith and her husband David Bill operate Midnight’s Farm.  They raise grass-fed, rotationally grazed Murray Grey beef, heritage pork, a bit of produce and sell compost made in the only Department of Ecology certified compost operation in the county.  Values of […]

Story Bridge & Sequel

Story Bridge is Coming to Lopez! Islanders are being hit on so many fronts: global climate change, displacement of working residents and working farms, unsettling politics and economic issues on the national scene, second homeowners new to the islands and increasing visitation from burgeoning Seattle. Can we care for the earth and its creatures, as well […]

LCLT’s Annual Harvest Dinner

LCLT hosted its annual Harvest Dinner on Saturday, October 21st, 5 p.m., at the community center. Speakers this year were the new farmers for Stonecrest Farm. Though they consider themselves “new farmers,” both have 12 years of ranching experience in the high country of central Colorado. Meike was influenced by a visit to Joel Salatin’s […]

Movie Night at Stonecrest Farm

Greetings! You are invited to movie night at Stonecrest Farm. This film takes you on “A journey through Japan, Korea, and the United States that turns our perceptions of food and life upside down in an amazingly simple and poetic way.”  Based on the controversial work of Fukuoka in One Straw Revolution,  Final Straw is a foreign film with […]

Request for Proposals for Stonecrest Farm

Lopez Community Land Trust has released its Request for Proposals (RFP) for the long-term leasing of Stonecrest Farm. Stonecrest is a 48 acre farm, ready for livestock, with a fenced garden, and space for a market garden, small house, full workshop, and more on Lopez Island, WA. The lessee may be an individual, couple, family, or […]

LCLT Featured on the Web Again—

LCLT has been featured again by the Capital Institute’s “Field Guide to a Regenerative Economy.” After the 2016 election, former featured organizations were asked about the implications of the November election, especially in light of regenerative work. Scroll down and see our response.  http://fieldguide.capitalinstitute.org/6th-anniversary-reflections.html#lopez