2022 Community Farm Hike-November

Date: Sunday, November 20th Time: Starting at 10:00 am Where: SAHC Community Farm Distance: 2 miles Difficulty: Moderate. Several 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 140-acre educational and working farm just outside Asheville. The […]

Lunch and Learn: Getting Crafty with Conservation

What: Virtual Lunch and Learn - Getting Crafty with Conservation When: Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 12 p.m. As we prepare for a busy holiday season, reduce your stress and join us virtually for 30 minutes of sustainable creativity. During this program SAHC Staff LaKyla Hodges and Pauline Heyne will share with you 3 hands-on activities […]

2022 Strawberry Gap to Blue Ridge Pastures

Strawberry Gap Trailhead Gerton, NC

Date: Friday, December 9 Time: 10:30am Where: Strawberry Gap to Blue Ridge Pastures Distance: 6 miles Difficulty: Moderately strenuous (7/10) Cost: Free for Members. $10 for non-members. Join Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy and Highland Brewing Company on December 9th for a hike to Blue Ridge Pastures via the new Strawberry Gap Trail. Participants will hike a moderately strenuous […]

2022 Cold Mountain Partnership Hike: Sam Knob

Date: Friday, December 16th Time: Starting at 10:00 am Where: Flat Laurel Creek Trailhead on Hwy-215 Distance: 6.5 miles total. ~1,100 ft elevation gain.  Difficulty: Moderately Strenuous (7-8)  Cost: FREE for all participants Join Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy and Highland Brewing Company on Friday December 16th to celebrate the beauty of the rugged Great Balsam […]

2022 “For Love of Beer and Mountains” Thunderstruck Retirement Party

Highland Brewing Company 12 Old Charlotte Highway, Asheville, NC

Thunderstruck Retirement Party at Highland Brewing Company Friday, December 16 Join us for the LAST Thunderstruck Coffee Porter Release Party! Our partners at Highland Brewing Company retiring the Thunderstruck brew, and will be sending it off with a special dark beer flight. Axeville will be in the parking lot from 2-6 pm and  Wildfire Ceramics […]

2022 SAHC Community Farm Tour – December

SAHC Community Farm Alexander, NC

Hike Description December 2022 Community Farm Hike December 18th @1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Date: Sunday, December 18th Time: Starting at 1:00 pm Where: SAHC Community Farm Distance: 3 miles Difficulty: Moderate. Several inclines are present on the trail. Cost: Free for Members. $10 for non-members. Join the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy on our beautiful […]

2023 Community Farm Hike – January

SAHC Community Farm Alexander, NC

Date: Sunday, January 1st Time: Starting at 1:00pm Where: SAHC Community Farm Distance: 3 miles Difficulty: Moderate. Several inclines are present on the trail. Cost: Free for Members. $10 for non-members. Help the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy kick off our 2023 Winter Hiking Challenge on the first day of the new year at our beautiful […]

Virtual Lunch and Learn: Alphabet Soup – Navigating Government Farm Programs

Lunch & Learn: Alphabet Soup - Navigating Government Farm Programs Wednesday, Jan. 25 | 12:00 p.m. USDA, Extension, FSA, NRCS, Rural Development - at times, the acronyms and jargon associated with farming programs can seem overwhelming. Hosted by our partner Stephen Bishop, NC FarmLink Western Director, this presentation will provide a brief overview of the […]

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2023 Coldest Day Of The Year Hike – Elk Hollow Preserve

Date: Friday, January 27th Time: 10:00 am - 2:30 pm   Where: SAHC's Elk Hollow Preserve Distance: 5 Miles Difficulty: Moderate (6/10)  Cost: The hike is FREE for SAHC members, 10$ for non-members   Join us on Friday, January 27th, for a pleasant stroll through the Elk Hollow Preserve on the Everett J. Bowman Memorial Trail and […]

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 […]