Issaquah hosts meeting on farmland preservation
September 11, 2012
Join the King County Agriculture Commission in Issaquah to learn about land protection and access to farmers markets for low-income residents.
The commission is hosting a public panel discussion at the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery on Sept. 13 to discuss existing farmland preservation programs in King County. The agenda also includes a discussion about the Farmers Market Access Project, a program to enable farmers markets shoppers to use credit, debit and Basic Food cards at markets.
The commission meets from 4-7 p.m. in the hatchery’s Watershed Science Center, 125 W. Sunset Way.
The commission is a group of volunteer citizen agricultural experts responsible for advising the county on policy and regulatory issues, farmland preservation and strategies to keep agriculture viable.