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June is Conservation Month

June is Conservation Month and to celebrate Buncombe County Soil & Water Conservation District (BCSWCD) will be highlighting fun facts on conservation in Buncombe over on the Farm Heritage Trail social media accounts. Make sure to give them a follow on Facebook and Instagram.

Why is land conservation important?
Land conservation in Buncombe County is important for many reasons. Conservation preserves farms for future generations, protects our food and water supply, purifies our air, provides wildlife habitat, and strengthening our community just to name a few.

What can I do to help?
Participate: Join one of Buncombe County Farmland Preservation programs. For information regarding farmland preservation programs click here.

Join the Visit NC Farms app. For more information on the app click here.

Support your local farmer by downloading the Visit NC Farms app to buy locally grown foods and goods from Buncombe County farms.