Why do you see
pink flags on the roadways?
The pink flags showcase how a 235 foot buffer (site potential tree height) will impact local farms. Some policy makers want to see these extreme buffers implemented along waterways throughout the state.
Today, Washington is home to some of the best potatoes in the world, thanks to a foundation built by committed forerunners. A century ago farmers jeopardized their families’ livelihood one spring at a time, one crop at a time, in the hopes of hitting it big each year.
In the Skagit Valley of Washington, farmers gambled that below the water of the bogs precious soil would create a garden paradise. In the central Washington basin, farmers risked everything they had on the chance of water coming from miles away to make the desert bloom.