Pasture Walk with Buncombe Co. Cooperative Extension

SAHC’s 2019 Farmer Education Workshop Series

What: Pasture Walk with NC Cooperative Extension, Buncombe County Center

When: Thursday, September 5 from 5-6:30 pm

Where: SAHC’s Community Farm, 24 Mag Sluder Rd, Alexander, NC 28701

Have you ever wondered how to make your pastures more robust and healthy? Join us for a walk through the SAHC Community Farm pastures with Ethan Henderson, Noah Henson, and Meghan Baker of Buncombe County Cooperative Extension.

We will identify invasive species and discuss control methods, desirable and undesirable forages, soil testing and overall pasture health. This will be a question-and-answer walk-about, so bring your questions!

If you own and or manage land this will be a worthwhile and informative workshop.

This  workshop is open to the public; everyone is welcome! Cost: FREE

Registration/Questions: Contact Chris Link at or 828.490.2565. Pre-registration is required; space is limited. Rain or shine.

Register online now for this workshop:

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This workshop is part of Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy’s Farmer Education Workshop Series, funded in part by a grant from The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina. This work is supported by the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program grant number 2016-70017-25341  (Farm Pathways: Integrating Farmer Training with Land Access) from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.


Flatwoods Pastures

We purchased 146 acres at Flatwoods Pastures in the Crabtree Community of Haywood County, protecting significant acreage for continued grazing.  The high elevation tract combines productive agricultural land with valuable wildlife habitat and breathtaking scenic views. It connects with our Garret Cove property in Sandy Mush  and the recently purchased Little Creek Headwaters tract, a beautiful forested cove in Bald Creek Valley.

“Flatwoods Pasture bridges the Sandy Mush agricultural community and Bald Creek/Crabtree agricultural community,” said Farmland Program Director William Hamilton. Read more


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