Coffelt Farm report now available for public viewing and comments to SJC Land Bank

Submitted by the San Juan County Land Bank.

San Juan County Land Bank has received the requested Conservation Agriculture Resource Team’s (CART) Coffelt Farm Report, a review, analysis, and recommendations for agriculture at the SJC Land Bank’s Coffelt Farm Preserve on Orcas Island.

The SJC Land Bank will use this report to help inform and guide a Request for Proposal (RFP) process for future long-term farm lease(s) at Coffelt Farm Preserve. Following review and consideration of the Report and public input, the SJC Land Bank Commission and staff will develop a process and timeline for the RFP.

You can download a copy of CART’s Report from the Land Bank’s website by visiting Comments can be emailed to or mailed to the office: SJCLB, 350 Court Street No. 6, Friday Harbor, WA 98250.

Please submit your comments by May 16, 2021.

After the comment period closes, Land Bank staff and commissioners will review and address public comments at their May 21st commission meeting.

Note: If you would like a printed copy of CART’s report mailed to you, please contact Tanja Williamson at 360-378-4402 or