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Conservation Value and Benefits for Local Farms

April 1, 2012

We currently protect 44 local farms, helping to grow our regional and rural economy

March 21, 2012

Reduces environmental and transport costs

March 21, 2012

Supports farming as a way of life

March 21, 2012

Sustains our rural economies and working farms

February 22, 2012

We conserve a total of 3,537 acres of rural farmland

February 22, 2012

In the past five years, we conserved 13 local farms totaling 1,154 acres

February 8, 2012

Forum to Focus on Economics and Sustainability for Farming

Topics include farmland preservation, improved marketing efforts, economic growth and sustainable agriculture initiatives Three local land trusts, Catawba Lands Conservancy, Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina and […]
January 31, 2012

Another Union County Farm is Conserved

A 118-acre soy, corn and wheat production farm in central Union County – conserved on Dec. 30, 2011, by Catawba Lands Conservancy (CLC) – will be […]
January 25, 2012

The Howey Farm is Conserved in Union County

A 118-acre soy, corn and wheat production farm in central Union County – conserved on Dec. 30, 2011, by Catawba Lands Conservancy (CLC) – will be […]
August 15, 2011

Farmland to be protected in Union County

News 14 Carolina recently aired a story on farmland protection in Union County.  Reporter Sarah Pisciuneri interviewed the Conservancy’s Associate Director RoxAnne Smith and landowner Frank […]
September 19, 2010

FarmFest at Redlair Farm & Forest

Saturday, October 2 · 4:00pm – 11:00pm Don’t miss FarmFest, a celebration of local food and music at conserved property Redlair Farm and Forest. The Conservancy’s […]
September 2, 2010

This Farm Will Endure – Gerald Frye

Gerald and Leslie Frye are about to finalize a conservation easement on their 206-acre farm spanning Lincoln and Cleveland Counties in North Carolina. Gerald shares his […]
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