Welcome To Swain County
Program links.

Farmland Preservation Program

Participating farms can be found by going to Swain GIS and selecting the Voluntary Agricultural District option under map layers.

As of July 2018, there are 8 landowners in Swain County participating in the Enhanced/Voluntary Agriculture District program totaling 525 acres enrolled in Farmland Preservation. See brochure for more information.

Application

Instructions for completing the application form

Swain County Voluntary Agriculture Membership Application

Swain Voluntary Agricultural District Conservation Agreement

Ordinance

Swain County Voluntary Agricultural District Ordinance

Mailing List

Please take a minute to join our email list.

Brochure

Farmland Preservation Brochure

Contact

Soil and Water Conservation Office
100 Brendle Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

Contact:
Creeden Kowal
Director
Phone 828-488-2684, ext. 3106
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Shelby Cook
Education Coordinator
Phone 828-488-2684, ext. 3099
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Office Hours:
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Monday - Friday