Land Use Cluster Aims
- Increase healthy food production in Buncombe County using non-GMO, organic & permaculture practices to meet its citizens’ nutritional needs,
- Provide access to public & private land for environmentally sustainable, socially just food & useful plant production, distribution, storage & seed saving,
- Maximize yields, biodiversity & soil health,
- Support a culture of resilience & Foodtopia that will sustain a flourishing local economy, and
- Support community education & other Clusters on issues related to land use to include ethics and principles of permaculture, sustainable water management, soil fertility & organic methods.
Land Use – Who Are We?
We are a passionate group of permaculturists, gardeners, farmers, activists, health practitioners and others who develop land use-related policies, partnerships and programs that care for the earth, care for the people, and ensure fair share to all.
The Land Use Cluster meets monthly:
3rd Monday each month
Earth Fare Community Room in the Westgate Shopping Center
Representatives: Jillian Wolf, Mary Lou Kemph