2023 SAHC Winter Hiking Challenge

Do you need a little inspiration to get moving after the holiday season? Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy is starting off 2023 with a challenge to get folks out and about – hiking or walking to enjoy the great outdoors! The SAHC Winter Hiking Challenge sets a goal of 60 miles in 60 days, to be […]

2023 Community Farm Tour – February

SAHC Community Farm Alexander, NC

Date: Sunday, February 12th Time: Starting at 1:00pm Where: SAHC Community Farm Distance: 3 miles Difficulty: Moderate. Several steep inclines are present on the trail. Cost: Free for Members. $10 for non-members.   Join the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy on our beautiful Community Farm to hike along our Discovery Trail! Our Community Farm is a […]

Virtual Lunch and Learn: Roan Highlands Visitor Use Management

Do you love the Highlands of Roan? Join Marquette Crockett (Roan Stewardship Director at Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy) and Jen Barnhart (District Ranger at U.S. Forest Service, Pisgah National Forest, Appalachian Ranger District) for a special presentation on visitor use management in this fragile landscape. The Roan Highlands are one of the most unique landscapes […]

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Farm Workshop: Navigating Food Safety on Small Farms with NC Cooperative Extension Part 1

In this two-part workshop, we'll review aspects of food safety and post-harvest handling suitable for small and micro farms, whose scale necessitates creative solutions for recommended best practices. Participants will gain an understanding of practical ways to maintain general food safety, and the requirements farms must follow under the FSMA Produce Safety rule. You must […]

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Farm Workshop: Navigating Food Safety on Small Farms with NC Cooperative Extension Part 2

SAHC Community Farm Alexander, NC

In this two-part workshop, we'll review aspects of food safety and post-harvest handling suitable for small and micro farms, whose scale necessitates creative solutions for recommended best practices. Participants will gain an understanding of practical ways to maintain general food safety, and the requirements farms must follow under the FSMA Produce Safety rule. You must […]

Farm Workshop: Planning and Planting Agroforestry Systems on Contour

SAHC Community Farm Alexander, NC

Contour Lines, a nonprofit, that specializes in efficient establishment of agroforestry systems with a high seedling survival rate.  Contour Lines has planted over 4,000 agroforestry systems in three countries.   Come learn how to and help plan and plant a silvopasture agroforestry site that includes about 700 trees and excavated berms and swales planted on contour. This workshop is […]

Farm workshop: Agroforestry Maintenance

SAHC Community Farm Alexander, NC

Contour Lines is a nonprofit organization that specializes in efficient establishment of agroforestry systems with a high seedling survival rate.  Contour Lines has planted over 4,000 agroforestry systems in three countries.  This class will focus on the termination and management of cover crops, pruning, organic pest management, and mulching practices. This workshop is great for anyone who […]