If you are a resident of Asheville, you may have noticed rapid growth and the accompanying challenges including habitat loss and a scarcity of affordable farmland. As land specialists, we sure can attest to that. We were pleased to note that there is conversation happening around that topic. In fact, Sustainable Now will present the Four Futures for Mountain Farmland Symposium with the theme “Rethinking Sustainability and Land Use in the Mountain Area” at Warren Wilson College.
According to organizers, “a diverse group of thought leaders will convene for a day of eye-opening presentations that will help land owners, community leaders, planners, farmers and neighborhoods think through land use in a new way. "