Sandy Mush Farm Heritage


Protecting agrarian Landscapes

Our mountain farming landscape has shaped our community from the late 18th century to the present, and the preservation of significant portions of this landscape are integral to the future of our county. Learn how the Buncombe County Farmland Preservation program and the Farm Heritage Trail project are working to build awareness and conserve our agrarian landscape.

Enjoy the Farm Heritage Trail catching a glimpse into our a rural farming community and the importance of the protecting farmland and the future of farming in Buncombe County. The signs at the Sandy Mush Community Center provide some background into the community’s history, farming heritage and conservation work.

Sandy Mush community History: