Resources for Landowners

Resources

Service Providers

  • Haywood County GIS

    GIS tax, aerial, resource, mapping

  • Ashe County NC Tax Maps and GIS

    Ashe County Parcel Maps, Aerial Imagery, Topo

  • Blue Ridge Aromatics

    Blue Ridge Aromatics is a craft essential oil distillery in WNC. We are always looking for "waste" or bulk aromatic plants to process into essential oils (including conifer branches). We also offer contract distillation services for herb/flower farmers.

  • Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture

    We are dedicated to strengthening the High Country's Local Food System by supporting women and their families with resources, education, and skills related to sustainable food and agriculture. We also provide and expand market & educational opportunities for our local farmers.

  • Caldwell County GIS

    Caldwell County NC GIS, Aerial Imagery, Property Boundaries, Geographic Layers

  • Carolina Farm Stewardship Association

    The Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA) is a farmer-driven, membership-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that helps people in the Carolinas grow and eat local, organic foods by advocating for fair farm and food policies, building the systems family farms need.

  • Casey & Company Realty, LLC

    Casey and Company Realty is a much different than most real estate companies. We offer the traditional real estate services in addition to connecting farmers and landowners to other resources such as forestry services, pond assessment, business plans and marketing services.

  • Conservation Trust for North Carolina

    CTNC and local land trusts work with landowners to voluntarily conserve their land, through conservation easements or sale to a conservation-minded buyer, helping ensure that farms stay in farms and farmers have opportunities to access affordable farmland.

  • Darnell Parker

    Darnell Parker, Jr. County Associate Extension Agent - Agriculture

  • Forsyth County GIS

    Forsyth County Aerial Maps, Parcel Data, Geographic Layers

  • Jackson County GIS

    online tax map property viewer

  • List of and Links to all NC County GIS sites

    For your convenience, below are links to GIS resources for North Carolina counties and municipalities. If you can't find the local GIS data you are looking for by county, try searching the NC City GIS Data page.

  • Madison County NC GIS

    aerial imagery, parcel data, topography, streams of Madison County NC

  • McDowell County NC GIS

    Madison County Property Maps, Aerial Imagery, Property Tax Information

  • NC Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation (ADFP) Trust Fund

    The ADFP Trust Fund encourages the preservation of agricultural, horticultural & forest lands to foster the growth, development & sustainability of family farms. We assist in the preservation of NC’s agricultural economy by providing grants to county governments & non-profit organizations for perpetual and term conservation easements, county agricultural plans, & agriculture development projects.

  • NC Agricultural Finance Authority

    Essentially operating as the NC 'Agricultural Bank' NCAFA originates, services, and finances loans in the agricultural sector that would otherwise not be made.

  • North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation

    NC Farm Bureau Federation, Inc. is a private, non-profit, grassroots organization that has been actively promoting farm and rural issues since 1936 through governmental relations, marketing, field representation, agricultural education, member services and other programs.

  • Organic Growers School

    The Organic Growers School works to inspire, support and educate people to farm, garden, and live organically in the Southern Appalachians.

  • Outside My Window, LLC

    Outside My Window's focus is to share meaningful ways an organization, small businesses, and farmers can build their business through marketing by sharing of family stories, expertise, products, and offer services such as grant writing and research for other means of funding.

  • Piedmont Land Management Inc

    We offer custom tillage and agronomy services to farms in Eastern NC. We also offer on site equipment repair and service.

  • Planning for an Agricultural Future: A Guide for NC Farmers and Local Governments

    A guide to North Carolina's statewide efforts to protect farmland for the future, including topics like agricultural planning, local government tools, conservation programs and easements, land trusts, and economic viability strategies.

  • Richard Hibbits, NAI Carolantic Realty, Inc.

    Need help working out a lease that is fair to both Land Owner and Farmer that will cover the transition from conventional farming to certified organic? My 40 years of experience with commercial leases may be of some help at no cost to either party.

  • Smith Land and Realty, Inc.

    Experienced broker primarily focused on land and farms. Also provides professional graphic design and marketing services. Lives on a 23 acre farm with an office in downtown Hillsborough. Transactions support local non-profits. Landowner and farmer references available.

  • Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy Farmland Program

    Our Farmland Protection Program provides farmers with a means to preserve their family farms or farmland for perpetuity. We often work to raise funds from the USDA ACEP-ALE Program and the NC Ag Development and Farmland Preservation Program to purchase conservation easements.

  • Symbiosis Design/Build LLC

    We are your sustainability consultant and contractor. Our firm specializes in greenhouse construction, water systems and compost solutions. We can help you attain your dreams via the infrastructure needed for a successful farm or homestead.

  • US Dept. of Agriculture Web Soil Survey

    Web Soil Survey (WSS) provides soil data and information produced by the National Cooperative Soil Survey. It is operated by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and provides access to the largest natural resource information system in the world.

  • Wescott Environmental Services, Inc.

    Attention Farmers!! Waiting for NRCS to do your 1026 farm evaluation? Wescott Environmental Services has conducted NRCS farm evaluations since 2015. References from farmers are available. William Wescott 252-402-9662 [email protected]

  • Zev Friedman, Living Systems Design

    We work with landowners throughout site assessment, planning and implementation to help you grow a land project that sustains people, your farm eco-system and income generation goals, including customized educational services that give you and other residents the knowledge you need for your vision to thrive as a legacy.

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