Ariel Zjip

Buncombe County Soil and Water Conservation District

Ariel grew up on an organic vegetable farm and studied sustainable agriculture and forestry at Warren Wilson College. Through her work, she has helped permanently protect thousands of acres of farmland for future generations. She has also encouraged the public to connect with farms through agritourism by creating the Farm Heritage Trail and supporting the Visit NC Farms app.

Ariel is speaking in North Carolina.


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Agritourism in WNC: Exploring opportunities

Tourism growth in our region can allow farmers to educate consumers, create memorable experiences, and increase profitability—but legal and logistical challenges abound. Our panel includes individuals who have made agritourism a vital part of their business. Class participants will learn the "why and how" of agritourism in WNC.

Speaking At:

North Carolina, Saturday 11:00-12:30 p.m., Farming